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Head of EU Office, Front Line Defenders

Posted by EUbusiness at 16 February 2020, 18:05 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, human rights

Front Line Defenders, the International Foundation for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders is seeking an exceptional candidate to lead the organisation’s EU Office in Brussels, Belgium.

Programme Officer, ClientEarth

Posted by EUbusiness at 12 February 2020, 22:15 CET |
Filed under: Energy, EU Law-environment

Environmental law charity ClientEarth are looking to recruit a Programme Officer.

Networks and Advocacy Officer, Fair Trials

Posted by EUbusiness at 12 February 2020, 21:40 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

Fair Trials are looking to recruit a Networks and Advocacy Officer in their Brussels office.

February 2020 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 12 February 2020, 12:50 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its November 2019 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.

Legal Advisor, World Customs Organization

Posted by EUbusiness at 06 February 2020, 22:50 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Customs

The World Customs Organization is looking to recruit a Legal Advisor.

Brussels looks to strengthen IPR protection

Brussels looks to strengthen IPR protection

Posted by EUbusiness at 09 January 2020, 17:45 CET |

The EU Commission signalled its intention Thursday to crack down on intellectual property rights infringements, which it says cost European firms billions of euros in lost revenue and put jobs at risk.

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Airbnb does not need estate agent's licence, rules EU Court

Airbnb does not need estate agent's licence, rules EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 19 December 2019, 23:45 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2

France cannot require Airbnb to hold an estate agent's licence as it did not notify the EU Commission of that requirement in accordance with the EU's e-commerce directive, the EU's top Court ruled on Thursday.

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November 2019 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 27 November 2019, 18:13 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its November 2019 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.

EU acts against UK for not nominating Commissioner

EU acts against UK for not nominating Commissioner

Posted by EUbusiness at 14 November 2019, 23:05 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Commission, Headline2, UK

The European Commission sent a letter of formal notice to the United Kingdom Thursday for breaching its EU Treaty obligations by not suggesting a candidate for the post of EU Commissioner.

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Products from Israeli settlements must be labelled as such: EU top Court

Products from Israeli settlements must be labelled as such: EU top Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 12 November 2019, 23:45 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Israel, Headline2, Trade

Foodstuffs originating in Israel's occupied territories must bear the indication of their territory of origin, the EU's top Court ruled on Tuesday, and be labelled if originating from an Israeli settlement.

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Poland's judicial reform broke EU law: EU top Court

Poland's judicial reform broke EU law: EU top Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 05 November 2019, 17:10 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Poland, Headline2

Changes to Polish law lowering the retirement age of ordinary court judges, and setting a different retirement age depending on their gender, are contrary to EU law, the EU's top Court ruled on Tuesday.

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Report assessing consistency of approaches in the identification of operators of essential services

Posted by EUbusiness at 29 October 2019, 18:40 CET |
Filed under: Internet, Crime

Under EU Directive 2016/1148 on Security of Network and Information Systems (the "NIS Directive"), identified operators of essential services will have to take appropriate security measures and to notify serious cyber incidents to the relevant national authority. The report published on 28 October 2019 provides an overview of how Member States have identified operators of essential services who have to put in place cyber-security measures and report major cyber-incidents due to their importance for the economy and society.

Rubik's Cube loses its EU trademark

Rubik's Cube loses its EU trademark

Posted by EUbusiness at 24 October 2019, 16:00 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, trademark

The EU Court confirmed Thursday cancellation of the EU trade mark consisting of the shape of the ‘Rubik’s Cube’, saying the shape was a consequence of a technical solution and could not be registered.

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October 2019 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 10 October 2019, 16:25 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its October 2019 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.

New EU law to help protect whistleblowers from 2021

New EU law to help protect whistleblowers from 2021

Posted by EUbusiness at 07 October 2019, 17:10 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, Finance

The EU formally adopted Monday a new set of rules to guarantee a high level protection to whistleblowers across a wide range of sectors including public procurement, financial services and money laundering.

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EU Court forces global deletion of defamatory comment on Facebook

EU Court forces global deletion of defamatory comment on Facebook

Posted by EUbusiness at 03 October 2019, 16:25 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, Internet

Facebook can be ordered to seek and remove, among shared user content, defamatory content which is identical to content already characterised as illegal, the EU Court of Justice ruled on Thursday.

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Internet cookies 'consent or be tracked' is not an option: EU Court

Internet cookies 'consent or be tracked' is not an option: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 01 October 2019, 23:20 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, Consumer, Internet

Internet 'cookies' can only be set if users have given consent that is valid under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and a pre-ticked checkbox is insufficient, the EU's top Court ruled on Tuesday.

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EU-UN Spotlight Initiative to eliminate violence against women and girls

Posted by EUbusiness at 26 September 2019, 23:21 CET |
Filed under: Development, Social, Crime

Today in the margins of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, the European Union and the United Nations are hosting a high level event on the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative - inviting all countries, leaders, civil society representatives and local ambassadors to join the movement and take action to end violence against women and girls.

MEPs give green light for first EU Chief Prosecutor

MEPs give green light for first EU Chief Prosecutor

Posted by EUbusiness at 25 September 2019, 23:39 CET |

EU Parliament and Council negotiators agreed Wednesday on the appointment of Laura Codruta Kövesi, the MEPs' preferred choice to be the first head of the new EU Public Prosecutor’s Office.

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Google 'right to be forgotten' applies only in EU: EU Court

Google 'right to be forgotten' applies only in EU: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 24 September 2019, 22:00 CET |

Google's 'right to be forgotten', defined as "the right to silence on past events in life that are no longer occurring", only applies in EU Member States, the EU's top Court ruled on Tuesday.

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