Consumer Law Articles

The 2017 EU Justice Scoreboard

The European Commission published in April 2017 the 2017 EU Justice Scoreboard, which gives a comparative overview of the efficiency, quality and independence of justice systems in the EU Member States in order to assist national authorities to improve the effectiveness of their justice systems. Compared to previous editions, the 2017 Scoreboard looks into new aspects of the functioning of justice systems, for example, how easily consumers can access justice and which channels they use to submit... [Read All]

AG Bot delivered on 26 April 2017 his opinion in case C 249/16, Saale Kareda v Stefan Benkö, which is about Article 7.1 Brussels I bis (Regulation (EU) No 1215/2012 of the European Parliament and...
[Read All] - Comments (0)

AG H. Saugmandsgaard Øe delivered his opinion on 27 April 2017 in joined Cases C 168/16 and C 169/16 (Sandra Nogueira, Victor Perez-Ortega, Virginie Mauguit, Maria Sanchez-Odogherty, José...
[Read All] - Comments (0)

The Court of Justice delivered on 4 May 2017 its judgment in case C 29/16 (HanseYachts AG v Port D’Hiver Yachting SARL, Société Maritime Côte D’Azur, Compagnie Generali...
[Read All] - Comments (0)
Want to share something with us or have your say?


Family Law Articles
The opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the ‘Proposal for a Council Regulation on jurisdiction, the recognition and enforcement of decisions in matrimonial matters and the m...
[Read All] - Comments (0)

Business Law Articles
On 26 April 2017, the Principality of Andorra deposited its instrument of accession to the Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters. On 25 November 2...
[Read All] - Comments (0)

Consumer Law Case Law
Advocate General Saugmandsgaard Øe delivered its opinion in case C 75/16 (Livio Menini, Maria Antonia Rampanelli v Banco Popolare — Società Cooperativa), which is about Directive 2...
[Read All] - Comments (0)

Business Law Case Law
The Court of justice delivered on 16 February 2017 its judgment in case C 507/15, Agro Foreign Trade & Agency Ltd v Petersime NV, which is about commercial agents in third States and the well-know...
[Read All] - Comments (0)

Active Blogs

Consumer Law Articles
Post Date: 26-06-2017 - Article Date: 26-06-2017
The European Commission published in April 2017 the 2017 EU Justice Scoreboard, which gives a comparative overview of the efficiency, quality and independence of justice systems in the EU Member States in order to assist national authorities to improve the effectiveness of their justice systems. Com... [Read All] - Comments (0)
Contract Law Case Law
Post Date: 16-02-2015 - Article Date: 16-02-2015
In a recent case, AmTrust Europe Ltd v Trust Risk Group SpA [2014] EWHC 4169 (Comm) (10 December 2014), the Commercial Court considered whether the English court had jurisdiction to grant an injunction in circumstances where the parties had entered into a number of agreements with conflicting jurisd... [Read All] - Comments (0)
Employment Law Articles
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)