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30 October 2009, 23:21 CET

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

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EDF must repay EUR 1.37 bn state aid: EU Court

EDF must repay EUR 1.37 bn state aid: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 16 January 2018, 23:45 CET |

The EU Court of Justice upheld Tuesday a decision by the European Commission which ordered France to recover EUR 1.37 billion in the context of state aid granted to French energy giant EDF.

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Deputy Director, Victim Support Europe

Posted by VSE at 20 December 2017, 18:40 CET |
Filed under: Crime

Victim Support Europe is looking to recruit a full time Deputy Director.

EU begins action against Poland over independence of judiciary

EU begins action against Poland over independence of judiciary

Posted by EUbusiness at 20 December 2017, 20:00 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline1, Poland

Despite repeated efforts to engage with Polish authorities over judicial independence, the European Commission concluded Wednesday that there is a clear risk of a serious breach of the rule of law in Poland.

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Rule of Law in Poland - background guide

Posted by EUbusiness at 20 December 2017, 17:35 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Poland

Despite repeated efforts, for almost two years, to engage the Polish authorities in a constructive dialogue in the context of the Rule of Law Framework, the Commission has today concluded that there is a clear risk of a serious breach of the rule of law in Poland.

Uber is a transport company, rules EU's top Court

Uber is a transport company, rules EU's top Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 20 December 2017, 13:55 CET |

Uber's taxi service to connect customers with non-professional drivers is covered by services in the field of transport, and is liable to national regulation, the European Court of Justice ruled on Wednesday.

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New register of delegated acts adds to EU transparency

New register of delegated acts adds to EU transparency

Posted by EUbusiness at 14 December 2017, 18:50 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, Institutions

A new online register, launched Tuesday by main EU institutions - Parliament, Council and Commission - will make it easier to find and track EU decisions taken in the form of delegated acts.

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Inter-institutional register of delegated acts

Posted by EUbusiness at 14 December 2017, 18:13 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Institutions

Legal acts adopted by the Commission by this procedure are referred to in the Treaty as 'delegated acts'. They are subject to the control of the European Parliament and the Council, who can veto the act during a given scrutiny period.

ECB retains supervision over Credit Mutuel: EU Court

ECB retains supervision over Credit Mutuel: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 14 December 2017, 14:13 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Banking, Headline2

The major French cooperative bank Credit Mutuel remains under prudential supervision of the European Central Bank, following a ruling Wednesday by the European Court of Justice.

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December infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 07 December 2017, 17:00 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its December 2017 monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against EU Member States for failing to comply with their obligations under EU law.

UK's refusal of transgender pension unlawful: EU Court

UK's refusal of transgender pension unlawful: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 05 December 2017, 22:25 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, Social

A requirement for a transgender person to be unmarried in order to qualify for a state retirement pension is unlawful, according to the Opinion of the Advocate-General of the EU's top Court given Tuesday.

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EU Court rules in favour of worker's right to paid leave

EU Court rules in favour of worker's right to paid leave

Posted by EUbusiness at 29 November 2017, 22:55 CET |

The EU's top court ruled Wednesday that a worker is still entitled to accumulated paid leave even if an employer has not put him in a position to exercise his right to paid annual leave.

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Brussels acts to protect Europe's know-how

Brussels acts to protect Europe's know-how

Posted by EUbusiness at 29 November 2017, 20:35 CET |

Europe's smaller companies will be encouraged to invest in innovation and creativity, under EU Commission plans presented Wednesday to strengthen protection of intellectual property rights.

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Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement

Posted by EUbusiness at 29 November 2017, 20:25 CET |

The European Commission presented on 29 November 2017 measures to ensure that intellectual property rights are well protected, thereby encouraging European companies, in particular SMEs and start-ups, to invest in innovation and creativity.

Illegal Bialowieza logging could cost Poland EUR 100,000 a day

Illegal Bialowieza logging could cost Poland EUR 100,000 a day

Posted by EUbusiness at 21 November 2017, 23:15 CET |

Poland will have to pay a EUR 100,000 penalty per day if it continues banned logging activities in the EU-protected Bialowieza Forest, one of the last remaining primeval forests in Europe, the EU's top court has ruled.

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EU Parliament warns Poland on rule of law

EU Parliament warns Poland on rule of law

Posted by EUbusiness at 16 November 2017, 23:29 CET |

Poland is at "clear risk of a serious breach" of European values, including the rule of law, enshrined in the EU Treaty, MEPs said on Wednesday, warning of possible suspension of Poland's EU voting rights.

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Privacy activist can sue Facebook, but no class action: EU Court

Privacy activist can sue Facebook, but no class action: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 15 November 2017, 22:54 CET |

Austrian privacy activist Maximilian Schrems can sue Facebook Ireland before the Austrian Courts with respect to the private use of his Facebook account, an EU Court advisor said Wednesday.

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Weekly rest period allows for flexibility, rules EU Court

Weekly rest period allows for flexibility, rules EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 09 November 2017, 21:50 CET |
Filed under: EU Law - employment

A worker's weekly rest period can be granted on any day during each seven-day period, and does not necessarily have to be granted the day following six consecutive working days, the EU Court ruled Thursday.

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No tax break for bridge, as it's not a sport: EU Court

No tax break for bridge, as it's not a sport: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 26 October 2017, 22:56 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Culture, Headline2, Sport

Bridge is not a 'sport' and cannot be exempt from the EU's VAT Directive, the European Court of Justice court ruled Thursday, though it does come under the concept of 'cultural services'.

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EU top Court affirms freedom of establishment

EU top Court affirms freedom of establishment

Posted by EUbusiness at 26 October 2017, 00:15 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Poland, Headline2, SMEs

An EU Member State cannot impose mandatory liquidation on firms that transfer their registered office to another state, the European Court of Justice affirms in a ruling upholding freedom of establishment under EU law.

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