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New State Parties to key Hague Conventions

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 2016, the Evidence Convention entered into force for Kazakhstan. On 26 April 2017, the Principality of Andorra deposited its instrument of accession to the Convention of 15 November 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters. The Hague Conventi... [Read All]

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...
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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...
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The Court delivered on 1 February 2017 its judgment in case C‑392/15 (European Commission v Hungary, supported by Czech Republic), which is about the nationality requirement for notaries and freedom...
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The Communication from the European Commission on “EU law: Better results through better application” (C/2016/8600) was published on 19 January 2017 (OJEU, C 18). This communication cover...
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The Court of justice delivered on 2 March 2017 its judgment in case C‑354/15 (Andrew Marcus Henderson v Novo Banco SA, which is about the Service Regulation (Regulation (EC) No 1393/2007 of the Euro...
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On 28 February 2017, MEP Emil Radev presented his draft report of 10 February 2017 on ‘Common minimum standards of civil procedure’. He requests that the Commission submit a proposal for a...
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Under Italian Law, the employer’s power to terminate the labour relationship is limited to a substantial extent by Article 1 of Law no. 604/1966. The notion of justifiable reason is defined by ...
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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: 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)
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Post Date: 22-05-2017 - Article Date: 22-05-2017
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 2016, the Evidence Convention entered into force for Kazakhstan. On 26 April 2017, the Principality ... [Read All] - Comments (0)