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15 November 2018, 21:54 CET

Latest business news about EU law, legal issues and the European Court of Justice

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EU moves to reduce waste from single-use plastics

EU moves to reduce waste from single-use plastics

Posted by EUbusiness at 29 September 2022, 23:15 CET |

The EU took legal steps against 11 Member States Thursday, calling on them to step up implementation of the Single-Use Plastics Directive to reduce the impact of certain plastic products on the environment.

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September 2022 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 29 September 2022, 16:27 CET |

In its regular package of infringement decisions, the European Commission pursues legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law. These decisions, covering various sectors and EU policy areas, aim to ensure the proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses.

New EU product liability rules to cover AI

New EU product liability rules to cover AI

Posted by EUbusiness at 28 September 2022, 21:45 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline1, Consumer, SMEs

The EU Commission proposed Wednesday to modernise product liability rules to cover artificial intelligence (AI) for the first time, making it easier for victims of AI-related damage to get compensation.

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AI Liability Directive - guide

Posted by EUbusiness at 28 September 2022, 17:55 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Consumer

The AI Liability Directive complements and modernises the EU civil liability framework, introducing for the first time rules specific to damages caused by AI systems. The new rules will ensure that victims of harm caused by AI technology can access reparation, in the same manner as if they were harmed under any other circumstances. The Directive introduces two main measures: the so called 'presumption of causality', which will relieve victims from having to explain in detail how the damage was caused by a certain fault or omission; and the access to evidence from companies or suppliers, when dealing with high-risk AI.

Revision of the EU Product Liability Directive - guide

Posted by EUbusiness at 28 September 2022, 17:15 CET |

The European Commission adopted on 28 September two proposals to adapt liability rules to the digital age, circular economy and the impact of global value chains.

Policy Data Analyst Internship, Quorum

Posted by EUbusiness at 21 September 2022, 17:55 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

Quorum has a vacancy in Brussels for a Policy Data Analyst Internship.

Google loses appeal against EU antitrust ruling

Google loses appeal against EU antitrust ruling

Posted by EUbusiness at 14 September 2022, 22:44 CET |

Google lost its appeal in the EU's General Court Wednesday, which upheld a 2018 EU decision that Google imposed illegal restrictions on companies that make Android phones and those providing mobile service.

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EU states slow to implement environment legislation: report

EU states slow to implement environment legislation: report

Posted by EUbusiness at 08 September 2022, 18:50 CET |

Implementation by EU Member States of environmental legislation has been sluggish in a number of key areas such as pollution, biodiversity and water quality, a European Commission report said Thursday.

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2022 Environmental Implementation Review - guide

Posted by EUbusiness at 08 September 2022, 18:31 CET |
Filed under: EU Law-environment

The European Commission published on 8 September the third Environmental Implementation Review (EIR), a key reporting tool that supports environmental enforcement and raises awareness about the importance of implementing environmental rules.

EU first to accede to Hague Judgements Convention

EU first to accede to Hague Judgements Convention

Posted by EUbusiness at 29 August 2022, 23:15 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline1

The European Union became the first country to accede to the Hague Judgements Convention Monday, seen as an important tool to facilitate rules-based multilateral trade and investment.

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New rules to better protect children caught in cross-border parental disputes - guide

Posted by EUbusiness at 02 August 2022, 22:39 CET |

New EU rules on cooperation between judicial authorities on cross-border disputes, such as custody, parental rights and child abduction ('Brussels IIb Regulation') came into force on 1 August 2022. The Regulation updates the existing rules on jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of decisions in matrimonial and parental responsibility matters to better protect the needs of the child.

EU takes action against UK for not complying with Brexit Protocol

EU takes action against UK for not complying with Brexit Protocol

Posted by EUbusiness at 23 July 2022, 00:10 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Brexit, Headline2, Britain

The Commission launched four new infringement procedures against the United Kingdom Friday for not complying with significant parts of its Protocol on Ireland / Northern Ireland.

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EU Commission infringement procedures against UK - guide

Posted by EUbusiness at 23 July 2022, 00:05 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Brexit, Britain

The European Commission launched four new infringement procedures against the United Kingdom Friday for not complying with significant parts of the Protocol on Ireland / Northern Ireland.

July 2022 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 15 July 2022, 23:14 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its regular package of infringement decisions, the European Commission pursues legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law. These decisions, covering various sectors and EU policy areas, aim to ensure the proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses.

Poland, Hungary in spotlight over judicial independence

Poland, Hungary in spotlight over judicial independence

Posted by EUbusiness at 13 July 2022, 22:30 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Hungary, Poland, Headline2

Against the backdrop of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the EU's annual Rule of Law Report, published Wednesday, highlights lack of action on the issues of judicial independence and corruption.

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Rule of Law Report 2022 - guide

Posted by EUbusiness at 13 July 2022, 22:25 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

The European Commission published on 13 July the third annual Rule of Law Report. The report comes in the context of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, which further showcased the importance of upholding democratic values, human rights and the rule of law.

EU moves to stop illicit flows of crypto assets

EU moves to stop illicit flows of crypto assets

Posted by EUbusiness at 30 June 2022, 22:17 CET |
Filed under: Headline, Finance, Crime

The EU Parliament and Council reached a provisional deal Thursday to ensure transfers of crypto-assets can be traced and identified to prevent money laundering, terrorist financing and other crimes.

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EU starts new legal action against UK for breaking international law

EU starts new legal action against UK for breaking international law

Posted by EUbusiness at 15 June 2022, 18:45 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline, Brexit, Britian

The European Commission began legal action against the United Kingdom Wednesday for not complying with significant parts of its Protocol on Ireland and Northern Ireland.

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EU infringement proceedings against UK over Protocol

Posted by EUbusiness at 15 June 2022, 18:34 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Brexit, Britain

The European Commission launched infringement proceedings against the UK on 15 June for breaking international law and provides further details on possible solutions to facilitate the movement of goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

EU proposes tougher rules on assets of oligarchs

EU proposes tougher rules on assets of oligarchs

Posted by EUbusiness at 25 May 2022, 23:17 CET |
Filed under: Headline, Ukraine, Russia, Crime

The European Commission proposed Wednesday new EU-wide rules on freezing and confiscating the assets of criminals and oligarchs who violate sanctions imposed against them.

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