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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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Lawyer-Linguist with Dutch as a main language, European Central Bank

Posted by EUbusiness at 22 February 2018, 23:20 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Netherlands, Finance

The European Central Bank has a vacancy for a Lawyer-Linguist with Dutch as a main language.

Firefighter's standby time is working time: EU Court

Firefighter's standby time is working time: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 22 February 2018, 18:55 CET |

Stand-by time of a firefighter on call at home, who is obliged to respond to calls from an employer within a short period, must be regarded as ‘working time’, the EU's top Court ruled on Thursday.

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Poland's Bialowieza Forest logging 'infringes EU law'

Poland's Bialowieza Forest logging 'infringes EU law'

Posted by EUbusiness at 20 February 2018, 22:05 CET |

It is unlawful to increase logging in Poland's Bialowieza Forest, the Advocate General of the European Court of Justice confirmed in an opinion issued Tuesday. The Court's final judgement is due in March.

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Louboutin loses 'red sole' case in EU's top Court

Louboutin loses 'red sole' case in EU's top Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 08 February 2018, 14:30 CET |
Filed under: Headline2, EU Law - IP

A trade mark combining colour and shape may be refused or declared invalid on the grounds set out under EU trade mark law, the advocate-general of the EU's top Court declared Wednesday.

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Environmental Democracy Lawyer, ClientEarth

Posted by EUbusiness at 07 February 2018, 18:05 CET |
Filed under: EU Law-environment

ClientEarth is looking to recruit an Environmental Democracy Lawyer.

Procurement and Contracts Administrator, European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency

Posted by EUbusiness at 07 February 2018, 17:45 CET |
Filed under: EU Law - procurement

The European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency has set up a selection procedure that aims to establish a reserve list for a Procurement and Contracts Administrator.

EU Court upholds air freight forwarding cartel fines

EU Court upholds air freight forwarding cartel fines

Posted by EUbusiness at 02 February 2018, 00:41 CET |

The European Court of Justice upheld Thursday fines imposed by the Commission on a number of companies for their participation in cartels in the international air freight forwarding services sector.

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EU plans first 'Counterfeit and Piracy' watch list

EU plans first 'Counterfeit and Piracy' watch list

Posted by EUbusiness at 31 January 2018, 19:30 CET |

As part of EU plans for an intellectual property enforcement system, the European Commission launched Wednesday a public consultation to establish a first worldwide 'Counterfeit and Piracy' watch list.

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January 2018 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 25 January 2018, 18:35 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its January 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.

Roche and Novartis lose Avastin case at EU Court

Roche and Novartis lose Avastin case at EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 23 January 2018, 23:13 CET |

An agreement between pharma giants Roche and Novartis to reduce use of Avastin in ophthalmology and increase use of Lucentis could constitute restriction of competition, the EU Court ruled Tuesday.

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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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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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