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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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UK can unilaterally abandon Brexit: EU Court

UK can unilaterally abandon Brexit: EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 04 December 2018, 14:50 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Brexit, Headline2, Britain

Article 50 of the EU Treaty does allow the unilateral revocation by Britain of its notification of intention to withdraw from the EU, the advocate-general of the EU's top Court said in an Opinion Tuesday.

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Elimination of violence against women

Posted by EUbusiness at 27 November 2018, 15:55 CET |

Violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread and devastating human rights violations across the globe. The European Union has put substantial actions in place to ensure violence against girls and women is ended once and for all.

British expats' case against Brexit dismissed by EU Court

British expats' case against Brexit dismissed by EU Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 26 November 2018, 23:15 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Brexit, Headline2, Britain

An attempt by a group of thirteen Britons living in other EU countries to annul the European Council's decision to open negotiations on Brexit was dismissed Monday by the European Court of Justice.

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UK capacity market suspended after EU Court ruling

UK capacity market suspended after EU Court ruling

Posted by EUbusiness at 15 November 2018, 20:50 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Energy, Headline2, UK

The capacity scheme to guarantee security of supply for the UK's electricity market is suspended following the EU's General Court ruling to annul a Commission decision not to raise objections to it.

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EC requests Maltese anti-money laundering watchdog to step up supervision of banks

EC requests Maltese anti-money laundering watchdog to step up supervision of banks

Posted by EUbusiness at 09 November 2018, 00:25 CET |
Filed under: Finance, Malta, Crime

The EU Commission requested the Maltese anti-money laundering supervisor Thursday to take additional measures to fully comply with its obligations under the fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive.

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November infringements package: key decisions

Posted by EUbusiness at 08 November 2018, 18:35 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

In its November 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.

Patent applications for self-driving vehicles surge in Europe: study

Patent applications for self-driving vehicles surge in Europe: study

Posted by EUbusiness at 06 November 2018, 18:31 CET |

Innovation in self-driving vehicles (SDVs) is accelerating fast and could signal the coming of a transport revolution, according to a new study published Tuesday by the European Patent Office (EPO).

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Ballerina wins contract case at EU's top Court

Ballerina wins contract case at EU's top Court

Posted by EUbusiness at 25 October 2018, 23:30 CET |

An Italian ballerina won her case at the EU Court of Justice Thursday when it ruled that workers in the opera and orchestral sectors cannot be excluded from protection against abuse of fixed-term employment contracts.

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EU top court demands Poland halt Supreme Court purge

Posted by EUbusiness at 19 October 2018, 23:55 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Poland

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) decided Friday that Polish authorities must halt the appointment of new judges to the Supreme Court while it checks if Poland’s contested new law on the Supreme Court is legal under EU law.

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Latest news from the European Court of Justice

Posted by EUbusiness at 24 October 2018, 23:54 CET |
Filed under: EU Law

Passion For Law

Posted by EUbusiness at 20 October 2018, 01:05 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, UK

Passion For Law is a gateway aimed at Lawyers and Solicitors wishing to join the Excello Law Group.

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