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CJEU upholds returning law school graduates’ right to qualify as practitioners in different member states to “bypass” home state

This case addresses a common practice among aspiring Italian lawyers, who allegedly “bypass” some “harsh” features of the Italian route to qualifying for the practice of law in Italy by obtaining a foreign qualification and then return to their home country without having to follow the local path, pursuant to Directive 98/5/EC. This instrument enables EU qualified lawyers to practice in other EU jurisdictions by simply undergoing a three year adaptation period under the s... [Read All]

The European Commission has shown a renewed interest in putting together a systematic framework of the fundamental principles of private law, primarily in the fields of contracts and sales. The Green ...
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Successfully balancing professional and family life has long been one of the major objectives of EU employment legislation. The EU law provisions concerning pregnancy, childbirth and parenthood can be...
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The annexed to Directive 1999/70/EC Framework Agreement on fixed-term work enshrines two major principles: First, the prevention of the abusive use of successive fixed-term employment relationships; a...
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Post Date: 05-09-2013 - Article Date: 02-09-2013
The government has announced the national minimum wage rates which will take effect on 1 October 2013. It accepted most of the recommendations of the Low Pay Commission (LPC) with one exception; the LPC had recommended freezing the apprenticeship rate at £2.65 an hour, but the government has ... [Read All] - Comments (0)
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Post Date: 08-09-2014 - Article Date: 17-07-2014
This case addresses a common practice among aspiring Italian lawyers, who allegedly “bypass” some “harsh” features of the Italian route to qualifying for the practice of law in Italy by obtaining a foreign qualification and then return to their home country without having to ... [Read All] - Comments (0)
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Post Date: 27-09-2012 - Article Date: 22-08-2012
  As it was before, the “composition with creditors” (art. 160, Italian Bankruptcy Act) helped too little the insolvent entrpreneurs. Not to mention the “restructuring agreements” (art. 182bis, I.B.A.). The tools provided by the legislator between 2005 and 2006, were am... [Read All] - Comments (0)