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March 2019 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 07 March 2019, 13:50 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Commission

In its March 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.

Euro tax police needed to tackle financial crime: MEPs

Euro tax police needed to tackle financial crime: MEPs

Posted by EUbusiness at 27 February 2019, 23:15 CET |

A special tax committee set up by the EU Parliament in the wake of the Luxleaks, Panama Papers and Paradise papers scandals adopted Wednesday a roadmap to fairer, more effective taxation and to tackling financial crimes.

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Amazon not obliged to provide phone no for consumers: EU Court Opinion

Amazon not obliged to provide phone no for consumers: EU Court Opinion

Posted by EUbusiness at 28 February 2019, 12:50 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline1, Consumer, Internet

Amazon and other e-commerce platforms are not obliged to make a telephone number available for consumers on their web pages, the EU top Court's Advocate General stated in an Opinion on Thursday.

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Myerson Solicitors LLP

Posted by EUbusiness at 28 February 2019, 11:50 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, UK

Myerson Solicitors are an award-winning, ‘Top Tier’ Legal 500-rated law firm, providing expert commercial and private services to businesses and individuals nationwide and beyond.

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EU adds Saudi Arabia to money-laundering blacklist

EU adds Saudi Arabia to money-laundering blacklist

Posted by EUbusiness at 13 February 2019, 20:50 CET |
Filed under: Headline2, Finance, Crime

Saudi Arabia has been added to the EU's list of 23 third countries with strategic deficiencies in their anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing frameworks, revealed Wednesday by the Commission.

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Money laundering: EU list of high-risk third countries

Posted by EUbusiness at 13 February 2019, 20:55 CET |
Filed under: Finance, Crime

The EU Commission adopted on 13 February its new list of 23 third countries with strategic deficiencies in their anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing frameworks.

Mandate for the EU-U.S. cooperation on electronic evidence

Posted by EUbusiness at 08 February 2019, 00:08 CET |
Filed under: USA, Crime

The European Commission recommended on 5 February engaging in two international negotiations on cross-border rules to obtain electronic evidence.

EU company law set to go digital

EU company law set to go digital

Posted by EUbusiness at 06 February 2019, 00:18 CET |

EU co-legislators agreed Monday on new rules to make it easier to establish a business electronically and promote online operations throughout a company's lifecycle through the use of digital tools.

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CETA investor dispute system 'compatible with EU law'

CETA investor dispute system 'compatible with EU law'

Posted by EUbusiness at 30 January 2019, 21:05 CET |
Filed under: Canada, Finance, EU Law, Trade, Headline2

The investment dispute mechanism of the free trade agreement between the EU and Canada (CETA) is compatible with EU law, an advocate-general of the EU Court said Wednesday in an Opinion.

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New EU property regime for international couples in force

New EU property regime for international couples in force

Posted by EUbusiness at 30 January 2019, 23:15 CET |

New EU regulations establishing clear rules applicable to property regimes for international married couples or registered partnerships in cases of divorce or death apply as of Tuesday.

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Austria's Good Friday law discriminatory: EU Court

Austria's Good Friday law discriminatory: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 24 January 2019, 20:59 CET |

Austria's granting of a paid public holiday on Good Friday only to employees who are members of certain churches constitutes religious discrimination prohibited under EU law, the EU's top Court has ruled.

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January 2019 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 24 January 2019, 17:15 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its January 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.

States who violate rule of law could lose EU funds, say MEPs

States who violate rule of law could lose EU funds, say MEPs

Posted by EUbusiness at 17 January 2019, 23:09 CET |

Governments who interfere with courts or fail to tackle fraud and corruption will risk suspension of EU funds, according to a draft law endorsed by the European Parliament on Thursday.

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EU Court annuls Commission block of UPS buy of TNT

EU Court annuls Commission block of UPS buy of TNT

Posted by EUbusiness at 17 January 2019, 00:14 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2

The European Court of Justice confirmed Wednesday that a 2013 Commission decision to prohibit the acquisition of TNT Express by UPS must be annulled due to procedural irregularity.

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What Does Sweden's Casino Licensing Shake Up Mean?

Posted by EUbusiness at 16 January 2019, 17:55 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Gambling, Sweden

As from the 1th of January this year, Sweden will see a completely new gambling landscape. A historic policy shift towards casinos and gambling in general. The state gambling monopoly is lifted, and the market has been opened up, and both established and new companies now need a gambling license in order to be active on the Swedish market.

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Google 'right to be forgotten' applies only in EU, suggests EU Court

Google 'right to be forgotten' applies only in EU, suggests EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 11 January 2019, 00:27 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2, Internet

Google and other search engine operators need to guarantee the 'right to be forgotten' to users inside the European Union but not to users globally, the EU's Advocate General said in an Opinion Thursday.

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A website has data responsibility for Facebook 'like' button: EU Court

A website has data responsibility for Facebook 'like' button: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 20 December 2018, 14:07 CET |

A website's use of Facebook's 'Like' button, which processes users' personal data, makes the website jointly responsible for that stage of the data processing, says the EU top Court's Advocate General.

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Commission not entitled to relax car emission limits: EU Court

Commission not entitled to relax car emission limits: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 13 December 2018, 21:58 CET |

The EU's General Court upheld actions brought by the cities of Paris, Brussels and Madrid Thursday, and annulled in part a Commission attempt to relax oxides of nitrogen emission limits for car tests.

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Ministers agree update to EU rules on protecting children in cross-border family disputes

Ministers agree update to EU rules on protecting children in cross-border family disputes

Posted by EUbusiness at 12 December 2018, 00:40 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline1, Social

EU Justice Ministers have reached a political agreement on a proposal to update the rules that protect children in cross-border family proceedings, including international child abduction.

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Company law rules updated for digital era

Company law rules updated for digital era

Posted by EUbusiness at 06 December 2018, 22:47 CET |

EU states agreed Wednesday to modernise company law rules with a view to facilitating the use of digital tools and online processes in a company's contacts with public authorities throughout its lifecycle.

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