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31 October 2009, 00:21 CET

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

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EU takes legal action against Hungary over migrants

EU takes legal action against Hungary over migrants

Posted by EUbusiness at 19 July 2018, 23:39 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline1, Migration, Hungary

The Commission has referred Hungary to the EU Court of Justice for non-compliance of asylum and return legislation with EU law, and sent a letter of formal notice concerning new Hungarian migrant legislation.

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July infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 19 July 2018, 22:50 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its July 2018 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.

Member States' compliance with EU law - Annual Report 2017

Posted by EUbusiness at 12 July 2018, 22:55 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Commission

The European Commission's Annual Report on monitoring the application of EU law sets out how the Commission monitored and enforced EU law in 2017. The online Single Market Scoreboard, also published on 12 July, and marking the 25th anniversary of the EU Single Market, shows that whilst most barriers to the free movement of persons, services, goods and capital are being eliminated, in some fields the situation is stalling or even worsening.

Court upholds EC decision on state aid to UK's Hinkley nuclear plant

Court upholds EC decision on state aid to UK's Hinkley nuclear plant

Posted by EUbusiness at 12 July 2018, 22:31 CET |

The EU's top Court upheld Thursday a Commission decision to approve aid provided by the UK in favour of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, dismissing an action brought by Austria.

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Jehovah's Witnesses must comply with data privacy law: EU Court

Jehovah's Witnesses must comply with data privacy law: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 10 July 2018, 23:35 CET |

The processing of personal data carried out by Jehovah's Witnesses during their door-to-door preaching must respect EU law on the protection of personal data, the EU's top court ruled on Tuesday.

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EU anti money-laundering rules enter into force

EU anti money-laundering rules enter into force

Posted by EUbusiness at 10 July 2018, 14:50 CET |
Filed under: Terrorism, Headline2, Tax, Crime

New EU rules against money laundering, which entered into force Monday, introduce stricter transparency requirements on the real owners of companies and strengthen the fight against terrorist financing.

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EU Court upholds EUR 57m fine on bathroom cartel

EU Court upholds EUR 57m fine on bathroom cartel

Posted by EUbusiness at 03 July 2018, 18:00 CET |
Filed under: EU Law - competition

The EU's General Court upheld Tuesday a fine of EUR 57 million imposed by the EU on Sanitec Europe and its subsidiaries in the context of the cartel on the bathroom fixtures and fittings market.

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EU launches legal action over Poland's Supreme Court changes

EU launches legal action over Poland's Supreme Court changes

Posted by EUbusiness at 03 July 2018, 00:50 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Poland, Headline2

The EU Commission launched an infringement procedure against Poland Monday over changes to Polish law on the Supreme Court, which it says undermines the principle of judicial independence.

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France.com cannot be registered as a trademark

France.com cannot be registered as a trademark

Posted by EUbusiness at 26 June 2018, 23:15 CET |
Filed under: Headline2, EU Law - IP, France

The French government succeeded Tuesday in its attempt to have the European Court of Justice outlaw an attempt by a French businessman to register the sign 'france.com' as an EU trademark.

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Malta breaking EU law on wild birds: EU Court

Malta breaking EU law on wild birds: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 21 June 2018, 18:55 CET |

Malta has failed to fulfil its obligations under EU law in its adoption of a derogation regime to allow the trapping of seven species of wild birds, the European Court of Justice ruled on Thursday.

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Le Pen must repay EUR 300,000: EU Court

Le Pen must repay EUR 300,000: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 19 June 2018, 17:45 CET |

Former French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen MEP must repay almost EUR 300,000 to the European Parliament, the EU's top Court confirmed Tuesday, for the employment of a parliamentary assistant.

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Louboutin wins right to red sole in EU Court

Louboutin wins right to red sole in EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 12 June 2018, 18:56 CET |

Luxury shoe designer Christian Louboutin won a case at the European Court of Justice Tuesday over the right to trademark its exclusive red sole trademark used in high-heeled shoes for women.

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June 2018 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 07 June 2018, 23:37 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its June 2018 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.

Parliament, Council reach deal on EU-wide penalties for money laundering

Parliament, Council reach deal on EU-wide penalties for money laundering

Posted by EUbusiness at 07 June 2018, 18:40 CET |
Filed under: Headline1, Finance, Crime

The European Parliament and the EU Member States reached provisional agreement Thursday on strengthened criminal law measures to counter money laundering.

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Gay spouses have equal rights to EU residence: European Court

Gay spouses have equal rights to EU residence: European Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 05 June 2018, 21:45 CET |

While EU Member States have the freedom to decide whether to legalise same-sex marriages, they have no right to deny residence rights to spouses of the same sex, the EU's top court has ruled.

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EU launches WTO case against China

EU launches WTO case against China

Posted by EUbusiness at 03 June 2018, 20:39 CET |
Filed under: Headline1, China, EU Law - IP, Trade

The European Union launched legal proceedings in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Friday against Chinese legislation that it claims undermines the intellectual property rights of European companies.

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EU Justice, Rights and Values Fund

Posted by EUbusiness at 31 May 2018, 23:50 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, EU Funding

The Commission is proposing a new Justice, Rights and Values Fund, simplifying the existing programmes in this field.

Ritual slaughter can only take place in approved abattoirs: EU Court

Ritual slaughter can only take place in approved abattoirs: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 30 May 2018, 00:10 CET |

The European Court of Justice confirmed Tuesday that ritual slaughter without stunning may take place only in an approved slaughterhouse, in a case referred by Belgium's Flemish region.

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Supplementary protection certificate for medicinal products

Posted by EUbusiness at 29 May 2018, 23:34 CET |

The EU Commission proposed on 28 May a targeted adjustment to intellectual property rules to help Europe's pharmaceutical companies tap into fast-growing global markets and foster jobs, growth and investments in the EU.

EU Justice Scoreboard 2018

Posted by EUbusiness at 29 May 2018, 23:30 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

The European Commission published on 28 May the 2018 EU Justice Scoreboard, which gives a comparative overview of the independence, quality and efficiency of justice systems in EU Member States.

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