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Compensation for crime victims. EC: Italian implementation of rules is insufficient

European Commission's October infringements package: reasoned opinion

Article Date: 17-10-2013
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European Commission MEMO Brussels, 17 October 2013 Justice: Insufficient implementation of rules on compensation for crime victims in Italy The Commission has today issued a reasoned opinion to Italy in the second stage of infringement proceedings following complaints about the country’s i... [Read All]

ECHR's jurisdiction going towards extension to advisory opinions on legal questions

Protocol No. 16 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

Article Date: 02-10-2013
Categories: Employment Law Intellectual Property Business Law Consumer Law Contract Law Family Law Typology: Legislation
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Protocol No. 16 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms Strasbourg, 2.X.2013 European Court of Human Rights Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH) Explanatory Report Introduction 1. The proposal to extend the jurisdiction of the European Court of H... [Read All]

Tribunal of the EU declares competition notices should be in all languages

General Court, case T-126/09

Article Date: 12-09-2013
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In the instant case, a competition notice published on EPSO (the EU’s recruitment website) and on the official journal of the EU was challenged by the Italian Republic because it had been translated only in the three working languages (English, French and German) but not in all the other offic... [Read All]

Turkish citizens without EU visa are not entitled to access welfare services of member states

European Court of Justice, case C-211/11

Article Date: 24-09-2013
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The European Economic Community and Turkey stipulated the EEC-Turkey association treaty in 1963. In 1970, the “standstill clause” was introduced; this latter forbade the contracting parties from adding restrictions to the freedom to provision of services. On this basis, a Turkish c... [Read All]

MEPs pave the way for greater professional mobility in the EU

European Parliament. Position 9 October 2013

Article Date: 09-10-2013
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A virtual professional qualifications card, to make it easier for doctors, pharmacists, architects and other professionals to move to and practice in another EU country and an alert system, to make it harder for those barred from a profession at home to do likewise, will be introduced by a new draft... [Read All]

Cross border gambling service intermediaries may be required to obtain national license

European Court of Justice, case C-660/11

Article Date: 12-09-2013
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The case was referred to the CJEU by the TAR Toscana (“Administrative Regional Court of Tuscany”); the domestic proceedings had been brought by an Austrian Company which was active in the field of bets and gaming. The company did not provide such services directly; rather, its purpose wa... [Read All]

European Parliament adopts Commission proposal on access to a lawyer

European Commission, MEMO/13/772 10/09/2013

Article Date: 10-09-2013
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European Commission MEMO Brussels, 10 September 2013 Another landmark of the procedural rights agenda has been met: European Parliament adopts Commission proposal on access to a lawyer A new law to guarantee the rights of all citizens to be advised by a lawyer when facing criminal proceedings to... [Read All]

Italian Law on protection of disabled individuals found to fall short of EU standards

European Court of Justice, case C-312/11

Article Date: 04-07-2013
Categories: Employment Law Typology: Case Law
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The CJEU has ruled that the Italian provisions, designed to implement Directive n. 2001/28/EC establishing “…a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation”, do not meet the requirements set forth by EU Law, which mandates that national Law should oblige all ... [Read All]

CJEU establishes conditions to be complied with by domestic “private copy levies”

European Court of Justice, case C-521/11

Article Date: 11-07-2013
Categories: Intellectual Property Typology: Case Law
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CJEU establishes conditions to be complied with by domestic “private copy levies” In the instant case, the CJEU was faced with a preliminary reference regarding those provisions of the Austrian legislation on copyright protection, whereby a levy is charged on the sale of recording media... [Read All]

Double citizenship: the foreigner's double surname cannot be amended without his consent

Italian Supreme Court, case n. 17642/2013

Article Date: 17-07-2013
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In a recent decision, the Italian Supreme Court of Cassazione ruled that foreign surnames of naturalized Italian citizens may not be amended without the individual’s consent, even when the amendment is compliant with the default Italian rules on surname attribution and transmission. In the in... [Read All]
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