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Member States may not impose conditions other than those listed by EU Law to grant study visas to third country nationals

Article Date: 10-09-2014
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The case was referred to the CJEU by the Verwaltungsgericht Berlin (Berlin Administrative Court). The original proceedings were brought by a Tunisian citizen, who had been denied a study visa by the German authorities and had challenged the decision. The applicant was a German-born Tunisian citizen... [Read All]

Greek Lawyers on strike for 13 days to protest against a draft bill amending the Civil Procedure Code

Article Date: 27-11-2014
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Greece's notoriously slow and ineffective judicial system has been a long-known problem. Among others it has led to the European Court of Human Rights delivering from 1959 to 2013 some 449 cases against Greece due to excessive length of judicial proceedings, which constitutes a violation of Art.... [Read All]

CJEU clarifies criteria to obtain treatment abroad under Regulation 71/1408/EEC

Article Date: 09-10-2014
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The case was referred to the CJEU by a Romanian court, and concerned the reimbursement of medical treatment obtained abroad pursuant to Regulation 71/1408/EEC. The instrument in question prescribes (art.22) that workers shall obtain a refund of said expenses when, in light of their health conditions... [Read All]

Member States may not impose conditions other than those listed by EU Law to grant study visas to third country nationals

Article Date: 10-09-2014
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The case was referred to the CJEU by the Verwaltungsgericht Berlin (Berlin Administrative Court). The original proceedings were brought by a Tunisian citizen, who had been denied a study visa by the German authorities and had challenged the decision. The applicant was a German-born Tunisian citizen... [Read All]

The CJEU confirms a "right to be forgotten" in EU data protection law

The Google Spain Case

Article Date: 13-05-2014
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The issue of “digital forgetting” has been discussed for many years within the general plan to modernize data protection law and bring the data protection rules from “digital stone age” to today’s reality. The new General Data Protection Regulation proposed by the Europ... [Read All]

Scotland decides to remain part of the UK

Article Date: 22-09-2014
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In a historical referendum held on September 18, 2014, the Scottish people voted by a majority of 55% against breaking the 300-year old political Union with the rest of Great Britain. Had “YES” votes prevailed, Scotland would have become an independent country and would have separated fr... [Read All]

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

Article Date: 17-07-2014
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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]

Compensation in Contract

Article Date: 30-07-2014
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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 Paper from the Commission on policy options for progress towards a European Contract Law for consume... [Read All]

Being on parental leave cannot affect the right to take another period of leave guaranteed by EU law

Article Date: 28-07-2014
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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 divided broadly in three main categories: First, the ones protecting pregnant workers (health and s... [Read All]

A relatively shorter period of notice for the termination of fixed-term contracts violates EU law

Article Date: 13-03-2014
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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; and, second, the prohibition of discrimination between comparable fixed-term and permanent workers. T... [Read All]
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