Seehofer testifies before committee investigating the ‘toll debacle’

By |maj 28th, 2020|Andreas Scheuer, Austria, ECJ, Germany, Horst Seehofer, News, road toll|

On Thursday (28 May), German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU) testified before the investigative committee tasking with deciding on the responsibility for the government's 'toll debacle,' which could cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of euros.

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UK farmers group backs call for allowing access to gene editing technology

By |maj 28th, 2020|Brexit, CRISPR, ECJ, gene editing, george eustice, GMO, GMO directive, National Farmers’ Union, new genomic techniques, new plant breeding techniques, News, uk agriculture bill|

The UK National Farmers Union (NFU) has backed calls made by a cross-party group for the new Agriculture Bill to allow British farmers to access to gene-editing technology post-Brexit. 

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Germany’s top court says VW must pay damages to customers

By |maj 25th, 2020|Bundesgerichtshof (BGH), diesel emissions scandal, dieselgate, ECJ, News, Volkswagen|

Germany's highest court ruled on Monday (25 May) that Volkswagen must pay damages to plaintiffs in the diesel emissions scandal, who can now demand a refund of the purchase price. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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MEP Giegold on infringement: Germans in top positions must show the way

By |maj 12th, 2020|Axel Voss, bond-buying, CDU/CSU, ECJ, German Constitutional Court, German Greens, infringement procedure, infringement proceedings, Karlsruhe, News, Niclas Herbst, Sven Giegold, von der Leyen|

Commission boss Ursula von der Leyen may have to be tough on Germany and possibly launch infringement procedures to avoid accusations of being soft on her home country, particularly ahead of Berlin's upcoming EU presidency, according to Green MEP Sven ...

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ECJ reiterates that rulings are binding, as German court fallout continues

By |maj 8th, 2020|bond-buying, ECB, ECJ, German Constitutional Court, News, PSPP|

The European Court of Justice is the only legal body able to determine if an EU institution violated bloc law, the Luxembourg-based tribunal said on Friday (8 May), as the fallout from the German Constitutional Court's European Central Bank ruling continued. 

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VW set for Dieselgate legal showdown

By |april 29th, 2020|diesel emissions scandal, dieselgate, ECJ, European Court of Justice, Federal court of justice, News, Volkswagen, VW|

Germany's main court for civil and criminal matters will hear a diesel emissions scandal case for the first time next week. The ruling is expected the same day and it could impact proceedings across Europe. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Hungary accused of holding migrants in ‘unlawful detention’

By |april 24th, 2020|anti-immigration, asylum policy, ECJ, European Court of Justice, human rights, Hungary, News|

Hungary was accused on Thursday (23 April) of holding asylum seekers in a camp on the border with Serbia in "unlawful detention" by the Advocate General of the European Court of Justice (ECJ).

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French MEP calls for ‘realism’ in Farm to Fork strategy

By |januar 28th, 2020|agricultural innovation, digitalisation, ECJ, genetic modification, maize, new plant breeding techniques, News, Precision farming, sugar beet|

We will soon reach a “technological impasse in farming” which will require all the innovative solutions that we have at our disposal, including new plant breeding techniques (NPBTs), according to the General Director of the French association of Maize Producers, Céline Duroc.

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Airbnb wins fight to remain exempt from European property rules

By |december 19th, 2019|Airbnb, CJEU, ECJ, EU, News|

US homesharing site Airbnb on Thursday won its battle to remain exempt from onerous European property regulations, as the EU’s top court ruled it was an online platform and not a property agent.

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Products from the occupied territories must be labelled, says EU top court

By |november 12th, 2019|ECJ, EU-Israel, Israeli settlement labelling, News|

Products from Israeli settlements in the Occupied Territories must be labelled to avoid confusion with products that come from Israel itself, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on Tuesday (12 November), in a move that provoked an angry response ...

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