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Commission seek cross-border cooperation on evidence in criminal matters

Posted by Leopold Gasteen at 15 November 2009, 14:45 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Evidence

The existing rules on obtaining evidence from another Member State consist of a number of co-existing instruments based on different underlying principles and scopes. This makes the application of these rules burdensome and may cause confusion among practitioners, and lead to situations where they do not use the most appropriate instrument for the evidence sought. Ultimately, these factors may therefore hinder the course of justice, and effective cross-border cooperation.

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No preferential customs treatment for products from occupied territories: EC Court Opinion

Posted by EUbusiness at 03 November 2009, 12:45 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Israel, Finance

Products originating from the occupied territories are not entitled to preferential customs treatment under the EC-Israel Agreement, according to the Opinion of the European Court's Advocate General.

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EC Court rules on rights for dismissed pregnant workers

Posted by EUbusiness at 03 November 2009, 12:35 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, Employment, ECJ, Social, SMEs

Dismissed pregnant workers must enjoy effective judicial protection of their under Community law, according to a ruling by the European Court of Justice.

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How to Preserve Trust in Anti-trust

Posted by Ben Van Rompuy at 08 October 2009, 16:35 CET |
Filed under: EU Law, features, Competition

Let it be known: yesterday was European Competition Day. With a one-day conference in Stockholm, hosted by the Swedish EU Presidency, the European Commission wanted to enhance the visibility of EU competition policy (or anti-trust policy, in American terminology) and explain its achievements to the general public.

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