Poland’s 2017 judicial reform broke EU law, bloc’s top court rules

By |november 5th, 2019|European Court of Justice, News, Poland, rule of law, Supreme Court|

Poland's change to the retirement age of its judges breaks EU law, the bloc's top court ruled on Tuesday (5 November), intensifying a standoff over basic democratic standards between Brussels and the conservative government in Warsaw.

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Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland ‘breached EU law’ by refusing refugees

By |november 1st, 2019|anti-immigration, Czech Republic, ECJ, European Court of Justice, Hungary, News, Poland, refugee crisis, Viktor Orbán|

The Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland likely broke EU law by refusing to take in asylum-seekers at the height of the refugee crisis in 2015, the top EU court's legal advisor said Thursday (31 October).

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Commission refers Poland to top EU court over treatment of judiciary

By |oktober 10th, 2019|European Court of Justice, independence of judiciary, judiciary reform, Law and Justice Party, News, PiS, Poland, rule of law|

The European Commission referred Poland to the EU's Court of Justice on Thursday (10 (October) in order to "protect judges from political control" enforced by Poland's ruling conservative PiS party.

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Digital Brief: The power of online platforms

By |junij 6th, 2019|Catherine Stihler, competition, cryptoassets, Cybersecurity, data protection, Digital Brief, digital tax, Donald Trump, EU, European Court of Justice, Facebook, FinTech, Google, Huawei, Julia Reda, Lee Hsien Loong, Margarethe Vestager, Marietje Schaake, Mariya Gabriel, Matt Hancock, News, Privacy, Twitter|

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. 

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EU court rules against Commission on Belgium “excess profit” tax scheme

By |februar 14th, 2019|aid scheme, Belgium, European Commission, European Court of Justice, excess profit scheme, News, State aid, tax|

The system of exception for the excess profit of Belgian entities that are part of multinational corporate groups does not constitute illegal state aid, contrary to the European Commission's previous assessment, the EU's top court ruled on Thursday (14...

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Right to be forgotten should be limited to EU, top court says in Google case

By |januar 10th, 2019|ECJ, European Court of Justice, Google, News, right to be forgotten|

The EU's "right to be forgotten" ruling should only be limited to the EU, the European Court of Justice said on Thursday (10 December), delivering an opinion on a case brought by France's privacy authority, the Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés (CNIL).

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Poland bows to EU court reversal of Supreme Court retirements

By |december 18th, 2018|Andrzej Duda, Article 7, European Court of Justice, independence of judiciary, News, Poland, rule of law|

Poland on Monday (17 December) bowed to a ruling by the EU’s top court ordering it to suspend a law that had lowered the retirement age of its Supreme Court judges amid concerns about judicial independence. The European Court of Justice (ECJ)...

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EU court offers Brexit way out

By |december 10th, 2018|Brexit, Donald Tusk, DUP, European Court of Justice, Irish backstop, Irish border, Jeremy Corbyn, Labour Party, Leo Varadkar, Michael Gove, News, Theresa May|

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday (10 December) began a final push to persuade parliament to back her Brexit deal as the European Court of Justice ruled Britain was free to halt withdrawal from the bloc unilaterally. The court ruling will fuel...

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Europe’s anti-rationalist future?

By |november 28th, 2018|European Court of Justice, gene editing, GMOs, News, pesticide use, science-based policy|

European restrictions on gene editing, GMOs and pesticides bans risk undermining scientific progress and innovation if they are not reversed, argues Sir Colin Berry.

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Exit Brexit? EU’s top court rules if this is legally possible

By |november 27th, 2018|Brexit, European Court of Justice, News, second referendum|

Europe's top court will hold an urgent hearing on Tuesday (27 November) over whether Britain can unilaterally reverse its decision to leave the EU, in a case supporters of membership hope could pave the way to a second referendum and ultimately stop Br...

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