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65/2020 : 28 May 2020 - Judgment of the General Court in case T-399/16

Thu, 28/05/2020 - 11:32
CK Telecoms UK Investments v Commission
Competition
The General Court annuls the Commission’s decision to block the proposed acquisition of Telefónica UK by Hutchison 3G UK in the sector of the mobile telephony market

Categories: European Union

64/2020 : 28 May 2020 - Opinions of the Advocate General in joined cases C-597/18 P,C-598/18 P,C-603/18 P,C-604/18 P

Thu, 28/05/2020 - 10:10
Council v K. Chrysostomides & Co. and Others
Law governing the institutions
According to Advocate General Pitruzella, the Courts of the European Union do not have jurisdiction to hear actions for damages brought against the Euro Group

Categories: European Union

63/2020 : 28 May 2020 - Opinion of the Advocate General in cases C-620/18,C-626/18

Thu, 28/05/2020 - 10:09
Hungary v Parliament and Council
Advocate General Sánchez-Bordona proposes that the Court of Justice should dismiss the actions for annulment brought by Hungary and Poland against the Directive strengthening posted workers’ rights

Categories: European Union

62/2020 : 20 May 2020 - Order of the General Court in cases T-526/19,T-530/19

Wed, 20/05/2020 - 15:59
Nord Stream 2 v Parliament and Council
Energy
The General Court of the European Union declares that the actions brought by Nord Stream AG and Nord Stream 2 AG against Directive 2019/692, which extends certain rules of the internal market in natural gas to pipelines from third countries, are inadmissible

Categories: European Union

61/2020 : 14 May 2020 - Opinion of the Advocate General in the case C-129/19

Thu, 14/05/2020 - 10:21
Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri
Area of Freedom, Security and Justice
Advocate General Bobek: Member States must grant compensation to any victim of a violent intentional crime, regardless of his or her residence

Categories: European Union

60/2020 : 14 May 2020 - Judgment of the Court of Justice in Joined Cases C-924/19 PPU, C-925/19 PPU

Thu, 14/05/2020 - 09:51
Országos Idegenrendeszeti Főigazgatóság Dél-alföldi Regionális Igazgatóság
Area of Freedom, Security and Justice
The placing of asylum seekers or third-country nationals who are the subject of a return decision in the Röszke transit zone at the Serbian-Hungarian border must be classified as ‘detention’

Categories: European Union

59/2020 : 13 May 2020 - Judgments of the General Court in Cases T-607/17,T-716/17,T-8/18

Wed, 13/05/2020 - 11:20
Volotea v Commission
State aid
The General Court dismisses the actions against the Commission decision declaring illegal the aid from Italy to several airlines serving Sardinia

Categories: European Union

58/2020 : 8 May 2020 - Press Releases

Fri, 08/05/2020 - 13:00
Press release following the judgment of the German Constitutional Court of 5 May 2020

Categories: European Union

57/2020 : 7 May 2020 - Opinion of the Advocate General in the case C-594/18 P

Thu, 07/05/2020 - 10:17
Austria v Commission
State aid
Advocate General Hogan: the Court should reject Austria’s appeal in UK State Aid Case

Categories: European Union

56/2020 : 7 May 2020 - Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-641/18

Thu, 07/05/2020 - 10:16
Rina
Area of Freedom, Security and Justice
The victims of the sinking of a vessel, which sailed under the flag of Panama, may bring an action for damages before the Italian courts against the Italian organisations which classified and certified that vessel

Categories: European Union

26/2020 : 5 March 2020 - Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-766/18 P

Thu, 05/03/2020 - 10:14
Foundation for the Protection of the Traditional Cheese of Cyprus named Halloumi v EUIPO
Intellectual and industrial property
The Court of Justice sets aside the judgment of the General Court according to which the collective mark HALLOUMI, reserved for Cypriot cheesemakers, does not preclude the sign ‘BBQLOUMI’ from being registered as a European Union trade mark for cheese of a Bulgarian producer

Categories: European Union

25/2020 : 5 March 2020 - Opinion of the Advocate General in the case C-66/18

Thu, 05/03/2020 - 10:01
Commission v Hungary (Enseignement supérieur)
Freedom of establishment
In the opinion of Advocate General Kokott, Hungary must treat foreign and national higher education institutions equally

Categories: European Union

24/2020 : 3 March 2020 - Order of the General Court in case T-24/20

Tue, 03/03/2020 - 18:38
Junqueras i Vies v Parliament
Law governing the institutions
The Vice-President of the General Court of the European Union dismisses the application of Mr Junqueras i Vies for interim measures

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22/2020 : 3 March 2020 - Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-717/18

Tue, 03/03/2020 - 10:03
X (Mandat d'arrêt européen - Double incrimination)
Area of Freedom, Security and Justice
In order to ascertain whether the European arrest warrant against a person convicted in Spain for the offence of glorification of terrorism and humiliation of the victims of terrorism must be executed without examining whether that offence is punishable also in Belgium, the Belgian courts must take into account the length of the sentence imposed by the Spanish law applicable to the acts committed

Categories: European Union

23/2020 : 3 March 2020 - Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-125/18

Tue, 03/03/2020 - 09:50
Gómez del Moral Guasch
Approximation of laws
The Spanish courts must verify that the contractual term in mortgage loan agreements providing for the application of a variable interest rate based on the index of the Spanish savings banks is plain and intelligible

Categories: European Union

21/2020 : 3 March 2020 - Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-482/18

Tue, 03/03/2020 - 09:47
Google Ireland
DISC
The system of penalties relating to the Hungarian tax on advertising is not compatible with EU law

Categories: European Union

20/2020 : 3 March 2020 - Judgments of the Court of Justice in Cases C-75/18,C-323/18

Tue, 03/03/2020 - 09:45
Vodafone Magyarország
State aid
The special taxes levied in Hungary on the turnover of telecommunications operators and of undertakings in the retail trade sector are compatible with EU law

Categories: European Union

19/2020 : 2 March 2020 - Information

Mon, 02/03/2020 - 14:18
Cases brought before the Court of Justice: new practice directions to parties

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18/2020 : 27 February 2020 - Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-298/19

Thu, 27/02/2020 - 10:03
Commission v Greece (Pollution par les nitrates)
Environment and consumers
Greece is ordered to pay a lump sum of 3.5 million euros for having been slow in implementing EU law on the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources

Categories: European Union

17/2020 : 27 February 2020 - Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-240/18 P

Thu, 27/02/2020 - 10:02
Constantin Film Produktion v EUIPO
Intellectual and industrial property
EUIPO must give a fresh decision on the application made by Constantin Film for registration of the sign Fack Ju Göhte as an EU trade mark

Categories: European Union

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