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15 November 2018, 20:54 CET

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

EU strengthens Eurojust role on war crimes

EU strengthens Eurojust role on war crimes

Posted by EUbusiness at 06 May 2022, 16:40 CET |
Filed under: Ukraine, Defence, Crime, Headline1, Russia

EU states adopted a mandate Friday on new rules which will allow the judicial cooperation agency Eurojust to preserve, analyse and store evidence relating to core international crimes, such as war crimes.

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EU's IP protection 'not as effective as it could be'

EU's IP protection 'not as effective as it could be'

Posted by EUbusiness at 26 April 2022, 22:35 CET |

The EU’s legal framework for protecting intellectual property, in particular in the EU Designs Directive and fees mechanism, is not as effective as it could be, the EU's auditors warned in a report Tuesday.

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What Are the Benefits of Incorporating Your Startup?

Posted by EUbusiness at 22 April 2022, 21:05 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

Do you need to incorporate your startup? Entrepreneurs who are launching a new business are faced with the same question.

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April 2022 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 06 April 2022, 23:55 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

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.

EU to clamp down on crypto assets' transfers

EU to clamp down on crypto assets' transfers

Posted by EUbusiness at 31 March 2022, 22:30 CET |

Transfers of crypto assets would need to be traced and identified under new rules to prevent their use in money laundering and terrorist financing, a European Parliament committee voted Thursday.

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EU mandate for new UN Convention against cybercrime

EU mandate for new UN Convention against cybercrime

Posted by EUbusiness at 29 March 2022, 23:24 CET |
Filed under: Headline1, Internet, Crime

The EU obtained a negotiating mandate Tuesday to take part in talks on a new international convention on countering the use of information and communications technologies for criminal purposes.

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Brussels looks to strengthen cybersecurity defence of EU institutions

Brussels looks to strengthen cybersecurity defence of EU institutions

Posted by EUbusiness at 22 March 2022, 22:30 CET |

The European Commission proposed Tuesday a new set of rules to establish common cybersecurity and information security measures across the EU institutions, bodies, offices and agencies.

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EU acts to protect Ukrainian intellectual property rights

EU acts to protect Ukrainian intellectual property rights

Posted by EUbusiness at 09 March 2022, 16:57 CET |
Filed under: Ukraine, Headline2, SMEs, EU Law - IP

The EU Commission and the European Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) agreed Wednesday a joint definition of the first set of measures to safeguard protection of intellectual property in Ukraine.

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EU-wide rules to combat violence against women

EU-wide rules to combat violence against women

Posted by EUbusiness at 08 March 2022, 22:39 CET |
Filed under: Headline1, Women, Social, Crime

New EU-wide rules to combat violence against women, proposed Tuesday by the European Commission, will criminalise rape based on lack of consent, female genital mutilation and cyber violence.

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New EU-wide rules to stop violence against women and domestic violence

Posted by EUbusiness at 08 March 2022, 22:29 CET |
Filed under: Women, Social, Crime

The European Commission proposed on 8 March EU-wide rules to combat violence against women and domestic violence.

February 2022 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 09 February 2022, 17:51 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

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.

Euro-MPs set out position on illegal content online

Euro-MPs set out position on illegal content online

Posted by EUbusiness at 20 January 2022, 22:30 CET |

The European Parliament agreed a draft set of measures to tackle illegal online content Thursday, with the aim of ensuring platforms are held accountable for their algorithms and improve content moderation.

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EUR 47m to protect IP of EU SMEs in green COVID recovery

EUR 47m to protect IP of EU SMEs in green COVID recovery

Posted by EUbusiness at 11 January 2022, 22:28 CET |

The European Commission and EU Intellectual Property Office launched the new EU SME Fund on Monday, offering vouchers for EU-based SMEs to help them protect their intellectual property rights.

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December 2021 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 02 December 2021, 23:04 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

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.

October infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 12 November 2021, 16:25 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

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.

EU Court confirms Google EUR 2.42 bn antitrust fine

EU Court confirms Google EUR 2.42 bn antitrust fine

Posted by EUbusiness at 10 November 2021, 17:00 CET |

The EU's General Court upheld Wednesday the EUR 2.42bn fine imposed on Google by the Commission in 2017 for abusing its market dominance to favour its own comparison shopping service.

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No EU money for gov'ts who undermine EU values, say MEPs

No EU money for gov'ts who undermine EU values, say MEPs

Posted by EUbusiness at 21 October 2021, 22:55 CET |

EU money should be withheld from governments who 'flagrantly' undermine EU values, the European Parliament said Thursday, as MEPs condemned Poland for undermining the primacy of EU law.

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EU looks to protect journalists against abusive lawsuits

EU looks to protect journalists against abusive lawsuits

Posted by EUbusiness at 04 October 2021, 23:05 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Media, Headline2

The EU Commission launched a consultation Monday on action against abusive lawsuits lodged against journalists to prevent them informing the public and reporting on matters of public interest.

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September 2021 infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 23 September 2021, 17:59 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

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.

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