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The characterization of the abrupt termination of an established business relationship under Brussels I

The Court of justice delivered on 14 July 2016 its judgment in Case C 196/15, Granarolo SpA v Ambrosi Emmi France SA, which is about Brussels I (Council Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 of 22 December 2000 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters). Ambrosi, established in Nice, had been distributing in France the food products made by Granarolo, established in Bologna, for approximately 25 years, without a framework contract or exclusivity a... [Read All]

Commission Decision (EU) 2016/1366 of 10 August 2016 confirming the participation of Estonia in enhanced cooperation in the area of the law applicable to divorce and legal separation was published ove...
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Lord Justice Briggs delivered its final report into the structure of Civil Courts in July 2016 (Civil Courts Structure Review: Final Report). The report makes a series of recommendations intended...
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Advocate General Bobek delivered on 28 July 2016 its opinion in case C 256/15, Drago Nemec v Republika Slovenija, which is about the first late payment Directive (Directive 2000/35/EC of the European ...
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Post Date: 27-12-2016 - Article Date: 27-12-2016
The Court of justice delivered on 14 July 2016 its judgment in Case C 196/15, Granarolo SpA v Ambrosi Emmi France SA, which is about Brussels I (Council Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 of 22 December 2000 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters). ... [Read All] - Comments (0)
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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: 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)