EU advocate general: jailed Catalan leader has right to immunity as MEP-elect

By |november 12th, 2019|Catalan conflict, Catalonia, EU court of Justice, European Parliament, News, Oriol Junqueras, Spain|

The jailed Catalan pro-independence leader Oriol Junqueras has the right to immunity as a result of being elected member of the European Parliament in May, the EU Advocate General Maciej Szpunar said in his conclusions on Tuesday (12 November). 

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Google wins landmark ‘right to be forgotten’ case in blow for privacy advocates

By |september 24th, 2019|CNIL, EU, EU court of Justice, Free Speech, Google, News, Privacy, right to be forgotten|

Google has fended off a landmark legal challenge from the French data protection authority after the EU's top court ruled that the search engine giant does not have to apply 'right to be forgotten' rules globally.

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EU high court could qualify Spain mortgage pricing as abusive

By |september 11th, 2019|abusive clauses, EU court of Justice, Euribor, Financial regulation, IRPH, mortgages, News, Spain|

Spain's mortgage interest rate index -known as IRPH- could be considered abusive, advocate general of the Court of Justice of the EU warned in his conclusions on Tuesday (10 September), which are contrary to an assessment of Spain's Supreme Court. 

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Nord Stream 2 takes unusual legal step against the Commission

By |julij 26th, 2019|Discrimination, EU court of Justice, European Commission, gas directive, News, Nord Stream-2|

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline company has taken an unusual legal step in its dispute with the European Commission by asking the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) to annul the amendments to the Gas Directive which the Gazprom-led...

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EU top court says German prosecutors can’t issue European arrest warrants

By |maj 29th, 2019|EU court of Justice, European arrest warrant, Germany, independence of judiciary, justice reform, News, public prosecutors office|

According to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), German public prosecutors are not independent when prosecuting cases. As a result, they will no longer be allowed to issue European arrest warrants, which could considerably increase the work of German courts. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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EU’s top lawyer blesses CETA’s investment court system

By |januar 29th, 2019|CETA, EU court of Justice, ISDS, Multilateral Investment Court, News|

The new system to settle disputes between states and private investors included in the EU-Canada trade agreement is compatible with EU law, the EU Court’s advocate general concluded on Tuesday (29 January), dismissing previous concerns.

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Poland attacks EU’s Gazprom deal in court

By |oktober 17th, 2018|EU court of Justice, gazprom, LNG, News, Nord Stream-2, Poland|

Poland's state-run gas firm PGNiG said on Tuesday (16 October) it filed a complaint with the EU's top court against a controversial deal by the European Commission to settle an anti-trust case against Gazprom, the Kremlin-backed energy giant.

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Nothing wrong with genome editing in agriculture

By |julij 27th, 2018|agricultural innovation, consumer protection, consumer safety, crops, EU court of Justice, fruit and vegetables, GMOs, mutagenesis, News|

While some may see the recent decision of the Court of Justice of the EU that states that organisms obtained by mutagenesis are GMOs and are therefore subject to obligations laid down by the GMO directive as a win for consumers, the reality is just the...

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Orbán compares Juncker Commission to dead frog

By |julij 27th, 2018|EU court of Justice, European Parliament elections 2019, Fidesz, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, refugee crisis, Viktor Orbán|

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said today (27 July) that a new European Commission is needed with a new approach to migration policy, adding that the days of the current EU executive are “numbered” with its mandate expiring next May.

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Uber needs prior authorisations to operate, EU court says

By |december 20th, 2017|EU court of Justice, News, uber|

EU judges ruled on Wednesday that Uber is a transport service, rather than a digital app, and therefore requires national authorities’ authorisation to operate in Europe.

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