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15 November 2018, 21:54 CET

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

Institutions reach deal on digitalising EU judicial systems

Institutions reach deal on digitalising EU judicial systems

Posted by EUbusiness at 29 June 2023, 22:55 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2

The EU Parliament and Council reached provisional agreement Wednesday on two EU laws that will digitalise the EU justice systems and make them more accessible and effective.

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MEPs vote to protect journalists against intimidatory lawsuits

MEPs vote to protect journalists against intimidatory lawsuits

Posted by EUbusiness at 27 June 2023, 21:40 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Media, Headline2

The EU Parliament's Legal Affairs Committee adopted its position Tuesday on long-awaited rules to address the growing number of lawsuits against journalists and media outlets.

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Boost for cybersecurity in the EU institutions

Boost for cybersecurity in the EU institutions

Posted by EUbusiness at 26 June 2023, 23:47 CET |
Filed under: EU, Headline2, Internet, Crime

The EU Parliament and Council reached political agreement Monday on a regulation aimed at ensuring a high common level of cybersecurity across the EU institutions, bodies, offices and agencies.

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EU rules on protection of consumers' collective interests enter into force

EU rules on protection of consumers' collective interests enter into force

Posted by EUbusiness at 23 June 2023, 18:09 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline1, Consumer

The EU's Representative Actions Directive, which enters into force Sunday, allows consumers from across the EU to claim their rights not only individually, but also through collective actions.

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MEPs seek to curb use of spyware

MEPs seek to curb use of spyware

Posted by EUbusiness at 15 June 2023, 23:05 CET |
Filed under: Internet, Headline2, Crime

Following a year-long investigation into the use of Pegasus and equivalent surveillance spyware, the European Parliament outlined Thursday reforms deems necessary to curb spyware abuse.

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EU cross-border crime investigations to speed up

EU cross-border crime investigations to speed up

Posted by EUbusiness at 13 June 2023, 23:45 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2

New rules on the exchange of electronic evidence by law enforcement authorities, adopted Tuesday by the European Parliament, will make cross-border investigations more effective.

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EU Justice Scoreboard highlights challenges to judicial independence

EU Justice Scoreboard highlights challenges to judicial independence

Posted by EUbusiness at 08 June 2023, 23:05 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline2

The Commission published its annual EU Justice Scoreboard Thursday, providing comparative data on the efficiency, quality, and independence of justice systems among the EU Member States.

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2023 EU Justice Scoreboard - guide

Posted by EUbusiness at 08 June 2023, 22:50 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

The European Commission published on 8 June the 2023 EU Justice Scoreboard, which gives a comparative overview of the efficiency, quality and independence of justice systems in EU Member States. This is the eleventh edition, providing a long-term overview of how the situation in Member States has evolved in all three areas of effective justice.

New Unitary Patent system launches in EU

New Unitary Patent system launches in EU

Posted by EUbusiness at 01 June 2023, 13:50 CET |

The Unitary Patent system launched in the EU on 1 June, with the aim of making it simpler and easier for companies to protect their innovations in Europe and capitalise on their intellectual property.

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Unitary Patent system - guide

Posted by EUbusiness at 01 June 2023, 13:35 CET |

The Unitary Patent system launched on 1 June 2023, with the aim of making it simpler and easier for companies to protect their innovations in Europe and capitalise on their intellectual property.

June Infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 01 June 2023, 13:23 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 moves to better protect vulnerable adults in cross-border situations

EU moves to better protect vulnerable adults in cross-border situations

Posted by EUbusiness at 01 June 2023, 00:30 CET |

The European Commission proposed Wednesday new rules better protect adults in cross-border cases, and that their right to individual autonomy is respected when they move within the EU.

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Commission proposals to better guarantee the rights of adults in need of protection or support in cross-border situations

Posted by EUbusiness at 01 June 2023, 00:15 CET |

The European Commission proposed on 31 May new rules aimed at ensuring that the protection of adults is maintained in cross-border cases, and that their right to individual autonomy, including the freedom to make their own choices as regards their person and future arrangements is respected when they move within the EU.

MEPs vote to speed up recovery of criminal assets

MEPs vote to speed up recovery of criminal assets

Posted by EUbusiness at 24 May 2023, 00:13 CET |
Filed under: Headline, Finance, Crime

MEPs in committee approved new legislation on seizing criminal assets Tuesday to ensure fast and efficient freezing operations everywhere in the EU, and quicker compensation for victims.

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Stronger rules to fight corruption in the EU and worldwide - guide

Posted by EUbusiness at 03 May 2023, 22:30 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Crime

The European Commission unveiled on 3 May 2023 a set of measures to fight corruption in the EU and worldwide, including new and strengthened rules criminalising corruption offences and harmonising penalties across the EU, as well as a proposal from the EU's foreign policy chief to establish a dedicated Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) sanctions regime to target serious acts of corruption worldwide.

EU targets corruption crime in Europe and worldwide

EU targets corruption crime in Europe and worldwide

Posted by EUbusiness at 03 May 2023, 22:40 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline1, Crime

The Commission set out Wednesday a raft of new rules criminalising corruption offences and harmonising penalties across the EU, as well as a sanctions regime to target serious acts of corruption worldwide.

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April Infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 19 April 2023, 14:20 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 proposes new rules on transfer of criminal proceedings

EU proposes new rules on transfer of criminal proceedings

Posted by EUbusiness at 07 April 2023, 00:10 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Headline, Crime

The European Commission adopted a proposal Thursday for a Regulation which aims to harmonise the rules on transfer of criminal proceedings between EU Member States.

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New proposals on transfer of criminal proceedings between EU Member States

Posted by EUbusiness at 06 April 2023, 23:55 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Crime

The European Commission adopted on 5 April a proposal for a Regulation on the transfer of criminal proceedings between Member States.

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