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Commercial agents in third States with the principal in the European Union

Article Date: 24-04-2017
Typology: Case Law Tags: brexit Commercial agents European Union United Kingdom

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-known Council Directive 86/653/EEC of 18 December 1986 on the coordination of the laws of the Member States relating to self-employed commercial agents. At a time where the UK is about to launch the Brexit procedure, and therefore ultimately become a third State, it may be worth considering this case. ... [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 - Advisory opinions - Convention - ECHR - Fundamental rights - Legal questions Protocol

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) Exp...

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The Data Retention directive

Directive 2006/24/EC
Article Date: 15-03-2006 Intellectual Property

Directive 2006/24/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 March 2006 on the retention of data generated or processed in connection with the provision of publicly available electronic ...

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The Modernisation regulation

Council Regulation (EC) No 1/2003
Article Date: 16-12-2002 Business

Council Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 of 16 December 2002 on the implementation of the rules on competition laid down in Articles 81 and 82 of the Treaty (Text with EEA relevance)   THE COUNCIL ...

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EU law: Better results through better application

Article Date: 10-04-2017 - European Union - Judges - judicial training Justice

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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History in the making: a proposal for ‘Common minimum standards of civil procedure’ in the European Union

Article Date: 27-03-2017 - civil procedure European Union

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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Early disclosure of business crisis in Italy: the early warning indicator does exist, it does work, it is not used

Article Date: 13-02-2017 - business crisis - disclosure Italy

When a company begins to show signs of crisis, all parties involved are trying to sweep the dust under the carpet. Yet in Italy a warning system for financial crisis, especially thought for small and ...

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Italian Civil Code translated in English

Italian Company Law
Article Date: 13-06-2014 - Civil - civil code - Company italian law

ITALIAN CIVIL CODE TRASLATED IN ENGLISH Italian Company Law by Valerio Piacentini Editor: Ipsoa Year: 2014 CLICK HERE TO BUY THE VOLUME This volume aims to give foreign entrepreneurs and invest...

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The Italian Code of Criminal Procedure

Critical Essays and English Translation
Article Date: 21-05-2014 - Criminal proceeding italian law

THE ITALIAN CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Critical Essays and English Translation by Gialuz Mitja, Luparia Luca , Scarpa Federica Editor: Cedam Year: 2014 Twenty-five years after its entry into forc...

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Financial Services, Financial Crisis General European Contract Law

by: Stefan Grundmann
Article Date: 12-07-2012 Business

Speculation is rife on the origins of the worldwide financial crisis of 2008, with a preponderance focusing on alleged shortcomings in corporate governance. This book offers a distin...

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AG’s opinion on the late payment directive

Article Date: 05-12-2016 - commercial transactions - late payment payment

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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Jurisdiction clause and tacit prorogation of jurisdiction in international litigation

Article Date: 25-04-2016 - Jurisdiction - jurisdiction criteria tacit prorogation

The Court of Justice delivered on 17 March 2016 its ruling in case C-175/15, Taser International Inc. v SC Gate 4 Business SRL, Cristian Mircea Anastasiu which is about Brussels I (Council Regulation ...

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The UK Supreme Court’s strict interpretation of the requirement for an Establishment within the Insolvency Regulation

Article Date: 02-11-2015 - Establishment Insolvency

A few weeks ago (29th April 2015), the UK Supreme Court delivered its judgment in The Trustees of the Olympic Airlines SA Pension and Life Assurance Scheme v Olympic Airlines SA ([2015] UKSC 27). The ...

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Business Law Forum Posts

Forum Post Date: 13-02-2013


What does it happen if the EU, through its authorised agent the European Commission, is seeking recovery of debts against individual or companies and the latter went into winding up or bankruptcy proceedings? ... [Read All] - Replies: (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)
Employment Law Articles
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)
Contract Law Case Law
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)

Summer School 2013 of the European Law School - Efficiency and Justice

Rome, 1/7 September 2013
Article Date: 24-07-2013 - Business - Efficiency - European Law School - Justice Summer school

Summer School 2013 of the European Law School Efficiency and Justice Rome, 1st of September – 7th September 2013 1. Sunday 1 September (10.30-19.00) (with Hats, Water and a Picnic) Capit...

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The Conduct of Inspections for the Enforcement of EU Competition Law

Barcelona, 13 September 2012 – 14 September 2012
Article Date: 13-09-2012 Competition

Objective   In order to enforce competition law within the European Union, the European Commission and national competition authorities (NCAs) are entitled to conduct inspections. This semin...

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Annual Conference on EU Company Law 2012

Trier, 27 September 2012 – 28 September 2012
Article Date: 27-09-2012 Company

Objective   This annual conference will meet the requirements of company law specialists to stay informed on the latest developments in legislation, jurisprudence and best practice in this f...

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