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On the Gemeinspruch that being Homosexual makes you Unsuitable Blood Donor: Léger Judgment of the CJEU in Case C-528/13

According to the Eurobarometer (2010) some four out of ten European citizens have donated blood just once, while Austria, France, Cyprus, and Greece seem to hold a strong pro-donation quantitative advantage vis-à-vis other European nations. Furthermore, the overall tendency is shifting towards a more flexible application of individual donor pre-conditions –once imposing strict limitations in the donation process– given the overall blood shortage in the international, and espec... [Read All]

On 30th June 2005, the Hague Conference on Private International Law concluded a Convention on Choice of Court Agreements. The EU as a Regional Economic Integration Organisation became a Member of the...
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On 18 March 2015, the Minister of Justice Koen Geens presented his Action Plan for Justice (Plan Justice) to the Belgian Parliament. The Plan starts with a quote from US President Eisenhower: “N...
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Ms Šiba concluded with Mr Devėnas, in his capacity as a lawyer, three standard‑form contracts for the provision of legal services for a fee. The arrangements for payment of fees and the peri...
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Article 101 TFEU specifies the rules applicable to the behaviour of undertakings. Its purpose is to control anti-competitive behaviour entered into between different undertakings. The general prohibit...
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The Consumer Rights Act 2015 received Royal Assent on 26th March 2015 and should come into force in October 2015. One of its main aims is to encourage SMEs and consumers to bring private actions in co...
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In 2008, Frédéric X opens a Facebook account. In 2011, his account is suspended. The decision does not mention it but Facebook did so because Frédéric X posted the famous p...
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Artificial partitioning of the market. How the re-branding of a drug by a parallel importer was ruled lawful by the Court of Appeal of England & Wales (Civil Division)
The Court of Appeal found that the enforcement against a parallel importer of a trade mark used for a pharmaceutical product created an artificial partition in the market in the UK and was a disguised...
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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)
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Post Date: 29-06-2015 - Article Date: 29-06-2015
According to the Eurobarometer (2010) some four out of ten European citizens have donated blood just once, while Austria, France, Cyprus, and Greece seem to hold a strong pro-donation quantitative advantage vis-à-vis other European nations. Furthermore, the overall tendency is shifting toward... [Read All] - Comments (0)