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15 November 2018, 20:54 CET

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

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January 2023 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 26 January 2023, 16:00 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Competition

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.

Lecturer in EU Law, European Institute of Public Administration

Posted by EUbusiness at 17 January 2023, 22:40 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Education

The European Institute of Public Administration would like to strengthen its team with an expert in general EU law, including EU constitutional law specifically the enforcement of EU law and the procedures before the Court of Justice of the European Union.

EU strengthens resilience against cybercrime

EU strengthens resilience against cybercrime

Posted by EUbusiness at 16 January 2023, 23:45 CET |
Filed under: Internet, Headline2, Crime

Two EU directives on critical and digital infrastructure entered into force Monday to strengthen EU resilience against online and offline threats from cyberattacks to crime, risks to health or natural disasters.

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43 pct websites broke EU rules during Black Friday

43 pct websites broke EU rules during Black Friday

Posted by EUbusiness at 19 December 2022, 23:25 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, SMEs, Headline2, Consumer

The Commission and national consumer protection authorities released Monday results of a website screening (sweep), aimed at verifying how price reductions were presented on Black Friday 2022.

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Ukraine: Commission proposes to criminalise sanctions violations

Ukraine: Commission proposes to criminalise sanctions violations

Posted by EUbusiness at 02 December 2022, 21:07 CET |
Filed under: Ukraine, Finance, Crime, Headline1, Russia

As Russia continues its aggression on Ukraine, the European Union put forward Friday a proposal to harmonise criminal offences and penalties for the violation of EU restrictive measures.

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Commission proposal to criminalise evasion of EU sanctions - guide

Posted by EUbusiness at 02 December 2022, 20:53 CET |
Filed under: Ukraine, Russia, Finance, Crime

The European Commission put forward on 2 December a proposal to harmonise criminal offences and penalties for the violation of EU restrictive measures.

EU weighs up options for Russia to pay for its crimes

EU weighs up options for Russia to pay for its crimes

Posted by EUbusiness at 30 November 2022, 18:15 CET |

The European Commission presented the EU Council with a number of options Wednesday to make sure Russia is held accountable for the atrocities and crimes committed during its war in Ukraine.

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Industrial designs in EU to become cheaper, more predictable

Industrial designs in EU to become cheaper, more predictable

Posted by EUbusiness at 29 November 2022, 23:43 CET |

The European Commission presented proposals for revised rules on industrial designs Tuesday designed to make it cheaper, quicker and more predictable to protect industrial designs across the EU.

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EU must freeze funding to Hungary, insist MEPs

EU must freeze funding to Hungary, insist MEPs

Posted by EUbusiness at 24 November 2022, 23:30 CET |

The EU should resist pressure from Hungary and go ahead with adopting the proposed rule of law conditionality measures to suspend EU cohesion funds, Europe's Parliament said on Thursday.

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Europe prepares for cyberattacks with large-scale simulations

Europe prepares for cyberattacks with large-scale simulations

Posted by EUbusiness at 07 November 2022, 23:35 CET |
Filed under: Internet, Headline2, Crime

Senior cybersecurity representatives of EU states, the Commission and the EU's cybersecurity agency took part Monday in a two-day large-scale exercise to test crisis management procedures.

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EU to tighten rules on firearms

EU to tighten rules on firearms

Posted by EUbusiness at 27 October 2022, 17:00 CET |
Filed under: Trade, Headline2, Crime

An update to EU rules on the import, export and transit of firearms for civilian use, proposed Thursday by the European Commission, will enhance security and address the trafficking of firearms.

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Updated rules to increase security and facilitate legal trade - guide

Posted by EUbusiness at 27 October 2022, 16:30 CET |
Filed under: Trade, Crime

The European Commission proposed on 27 October to update EU rules on the import, export and transit of firearms for civilian use.

EU, US prosecutors step up cooperation in fight against environmental crime

EU, US prosecutors step up cooperation in fight against environmental crime

Posted by EUbusiness at 03 October 2022, 17:55 CET |

Specialised public prosecutors from the United States and EU Member States agreed Monday to step up cooperation on tackling major cross-border and intercontinental environmental crime.

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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.

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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