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"It is of huge importance for the EU because this treaty helps us to overcome discriminatory barriers to access by persons with disabilities to cultural ... France, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, the Czech Republic, Romania and the United Kingdom) lodged a complaint at the European Court of Justice (ECJ).
May, who will speak directly before European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, is widely expected to say the UK would like to remain a member of EUropol, the EU's law enforcement agency, and the European arrest warrant, but both are currently policed by the European Court of Justice.

Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50 last year, committing the UK to leaving the EU in March 2019. Last week, the politicians went to court to seek permission to go to the European Court of Justice for a ruling on whether Brexit could be called off. A judge at the Court of Session refused to allow ...
With the procedure, the commission puts increased pressure on member states, which can end up being brought in front of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) - potentially resulting in a fine. The commission sent its final warnings - the so-called 'reasoned opinion' - to member states one year ago, but have ...
The Supreme Court will shortly finalise questions for the European Court of Justice about Brexit's potential impact on the extradition of EU citizens to the UK. If the European court agrees to fast-track the case it could make a decision within three months. Given the importance of the issues raised, other EU ...
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has been asked to consider whether Britons living in the 27 other member states can retain their rights as EU citizens after Brexit. The Dutch courts have referred the case, which could have implications for a million Britons living in other EU countries, to the ECJ.

British nationals living the Netherlands had taken a case to the Amsterdam district court arguing that they should not be stripped of their EU citizenship after Britain leaves the EU. In a decision released on Wednesday, the district court said it would refer the case to the European Court of Justice (ECJ).
But Mr. Szpunar's opinion for the European Court of Justice "could mean that Louboutin would not be able to stop its competitors, including haute couture fashion houses, from offering shoes with red soles," said Sanjay Kapur, a partner at the British law firm Potter Clarkson and a specialist in trademark law.
Xuereb was nominated to the EU General Court in 2016. Prior to that, he served as head of the University of Malta's department of European and Comparative Law and chair of its Institute of European studies. A Cambridge scholar who has served as a visiting professor in the United States, the United ...
Judge Peter Xuereb has been nominated by the government to succeed Anthony Borg Barthet as Malta's sitting judge in the EU's Court of Justice, the Justice ministry said in a statement. Borg Barthet's term comes to end this year, having taken up the role in 2004, having been reappointed to the post a ...
For the right to fish this rich sea, the EU pays Morocco an annual sum of $37m, some of which must go to supporting its own fishing industry, and for each tonne of fish caught, ... But in January, the European Court of Justice's advocate-general issued an opinion declaring the trade agreement "invalid.".
As long as the UK is inside the EU, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) acts as the ultimate arbitrator in trade disputes between member states and EU institutions. But the UK government has made clear that it will no longer be subject to the jurisdiction of the ECJ after Brexit. Nor will it seek membership of ...
In a series of cumulated verdicts today, the European Court of Justice said the Commission was right to fine a group of freight forwarding companies over cartel charges, dismissing an appeal brought by logistics groups Kuehne & Nagel, Panalpina, Schenker, Deutsche Bahn and others, 13 in all.
The effect of Brexit on extradition orders will be immediately addressed after the Supreme Court referred the case of an Irish man wanted in the UK to the European Court of Justice. Thomas Joseph O'Connor, 51, from Roscommon, is wanted in the UK over his role in a £5 million tax fraud. Last year he was ...
The EU has given Britain and eight other states until next Friday to show how they will comply with EU air pollution laws or face the European Court of Justice. The ultimatum came as London reached its legal air pollution limit for 2018 in just the year's first month, and could lead to heavy fines being ...
Britain's Brexit Secretary David Davis has conceded that the UK will remain subject to decisions by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) during its ... "We're happy to accept ECJ jurisdiction in that period (the transition)," Davis told a hearing of the Exiting the EU committee of MPs on Wednesday (24 January) ...
The French Minister of the economy and finance, Bruno Le Maire, said he wants the EU to secure a deal with the UK on its Brexit transition process. Mr Maire made it very clear that the UK cannot keep its access to the single market and refuse to accept the rulings of the European Court of Justice and the ...

The European Court of Justice has ruled that sexual orientation tests can't be used to rule on asylum applications. ... Hungarian immigration officials were wrong to make a Nigerian asylum applicant undergo psychological tests to determine whether or not he was gay, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ...
MEPs will today examine discrimination in Italian universities against lecturers from Britain and other EU countries, in a case that highlights continued discrimination in the EU's single market. Italy has been condemned six times by the European Court of Justice for paying British, French, Belgian and other ...
Five UK nationals are going to court in the Netherlands in a campaign to keep their EU citizenship after Brexit. They want a Dutch judge to press the European Court of Justice (ECJ) to clarify their rights. The ECJ, if it decides to make a ruling, could guarantee such rights as freedom of movement after the UK ...
European Union Court of Justice's Advocate General Melchior Wathelet has handed down his opinion this week on the legal claims by Western Sahara Campaign UK's (WSCUK) before the European Court of Justice finding that the European Union had failed to respect the right of the people of Western ...
The Associated Press reported European Court of Justice Advocate General Melchior Wathelet issued an opinion that he said is not about whether European Union countries should extend marriage rights to same-sex couples. Wathelet did say, however, they should extend spousal benefits in a way that ...
The case eventually found its way to the Romanian Constitutional Court, before it was referred to the European Court of Justice in November 2016. "Romania effectively denied our right to free movement, safeguarded in EU principles and law," Adrian told an LGBTI organisation in 2016. "The Romanian ...
A recent judgment of the European Court of Justice for bars the use of intercompany transfer prices for EU imports and EU customs duty purposes if (as is commonly the case) these are subject to retroactive adjustments. This means that EU importers who buy from related vendors may have to change the ...
The European Court of Justice has been asked to decide whether facebook should actively search for hate speech posted by users. The referral was made by the Austrian Supreme Court as a result of a case brought by former Austrian Green party leader Eva Glawischnig. Glawischnig was subject to hate ...
The European Court of Justice ruled that the country failed to fulfill its obligations under EU law to reduce the level of toxic dust in the air. Facing an infringement procedure pushes the issue to the top of national government agendas, said Norbert Kurilla, Slovakia's secretary of state for environment.
The Associated Press reported European Court of Justice Advocate General Melchior Wathelet issued an opinion that he said is not about whether European Union countries should extend marriage rights to same-sex couples. Wathelet did say, however, they should extend spousal benefits in a way that ...
"Although member states are free to authorize marriage between persons of the same sex or not, they may not impede the freedom of residence of an EU citizen by refusing to grant his or her spouse of the same sex… a right of permanent residence in their territory." The case involved Romanian Adrian ...
If Switzerland disagrees with a European Court of Justice ruling over a dispute, it might have to face compensation measures that could include suspension of bilateral treaties covered by the institutional framework agreement. Thus the Alpine nation could stand to lose access to important sectors of the EU ...
Luxembourg - An EU fisheries deal with Morocco is invalid because it involves the disputed region of Western Sahara, the legal advisor to the bloc's top court said on Wednesday in a fresh blow to Brussels and Rabat. The advocate general to the European Court of Justice, Melchior Wathelet, said in a legal ...
The couple lives in New York. Romania's Constitutional Court asked the European Court of Justice, which is based in Luxembourg, to weigh in with its legal interpretation of the case. Thursday's decision is non-binding on EU court judges, who are expected to issue a ruling this year, but they often follow the ...
The couple lives in New York. Romania's Constitutional Court asked the European Court of Justice, which is based in Luxembourg, to weigh in with its legal interpretation of the case. Thursday's decision is non-binding on EU court judges, who are expected to issue a ruling this year, but they often follow the ...
Romania's Constitutional Court asked the European Court of Justice to weigh in with its legal interpretation of the case. Thursday's decision is non-binding, but the court often follows the recommendations laid out by its advocates general. "We are overjoyed," Hamilton said in a written statement. "It shows ...
Gay spouses have rights in all EU countries, says European court official ... The European Court of Justice will give its final decision in the coming months. ... be recognised by every member of the EU, even if a country's government has not authorised gay marriage, the European Court of Justice has been ...
The European Commission will not stop work on a new fishery agreement with Rabat - despite a top EU legal opinion that invalidates the existing deal. A European Court of Justice (ECJ) advisor on Wednesday (10 January) said the trade agreement violates the rights of people from Western Sahara.
In a December letter to the prime minister, leaked to the Financial Times, the Brexit secretary complains that the EU is discriminating against the UK by warning ... This is, after all, the man who has decreed our escape from the European Court of Justice an indelible red line, yet ponders recourse to it. But his ...
... an EU spokesperson told Il Messaggero. "It's the national authority's responsibility to ensure waste management functions properly and to resolve difficulties. Nevertheless, the [European] commission will continue to monitor the situation." In 2010, the European Court of Justice ruled that Italy had breached ...
But Brussels has tied talks about granting Switzerland financial market "equivalence" to long-running political negotiations about overhauling Bern's relationship with the EU. The European Commission is putting pressure on Bern to accept its regulations and the role of the European Court of Justice.
The European Union's fisheries agreement with Morocco has been cast into doubt after a top legal advisor said Wednesday that the pact is invalid because it does not respect the rights of people in the disputed Western Sahara region. In an opinion for the European Court of Justice, Advocate General ...
If the European Court of Justice (ECJ) rules a halt to finch trapping in Malta 'there is no way out', Bird Life CEO Mark Sultana stated today. The conservationist NGO told the press that the verdict on the case of finch trapping in Malta 'is binding, and Malta is obliged to abide by its conclusions. No appeal can ...
Uber, which is wrapping up a particularly punishing year, sought to play down the ruling Wednesday by the Luxembourg-based European Court of Justice. The company said the decision only affects its operations in four countries and it will try to keep expanding in Europe anyway. The court decision could ...
A couple in Germany who divorced in a Sharia court in Syria cannot have their divorce validated under EU law, Europe's top court has ruled. The European Court of Justice said member states must decide for themselves whether to recognise "private divorces", such as those performed in Sharia courts. EU law is not ...
Uber is a transport services company, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled, requiring it to accept stricter regulation and licensing within the EU as a taxi operator. The decision in Luxembourg, after a challenge brought by taxi drivers in Barcelona, will apply across the whole of the EU, including the ...
EU leaders have been accused of trying to "bind" Britain to Brussels for years to come after they insisted the UK must bow to the will of the European Court of Justice until 2021. Negotiating guidelines for the second phase of the Brexit talks published by the European Council state that "all existing European ...
But legal uncertainty about existing rules has hindered progress in Europe, say researchers. The 2001 ... The European Court of Justice is the highest court within the European Union. ... Some 15 months ago, the French government asked the European Court of Justice for an interpretation of the directive.
A Bridge too far: English Bridge Union loses VAT appeal to European Court of Justice ... Whilst an EU-wide, all-encompassing definition of sport does not exist, in its ruling, the Court of Justice considered the usual meaning of sports, the context of the directive and the purposes of the rules of which it is a ...
judges fear being dragged into political controversy by provisions in the Brexit bill that allow them to take account of rulings of the European Court of Justice after the UK leaves, a QC has warned. The EU Withdrawal Bill makes clear that domestic courts will no longer be bound by new ECJ rulings after ...
The UK government is consulting on changes to the Investigatory Powers Act, which have been proposed in a bid to make the legislation compliant with EU law. Late last year the European Court of Justice ruled that parts of the act - often informally referred to as the snoopers' charter - were in ...
The issue had been left open for further talks in the new year, but the Guardian understands that EU diplomats have ruled out the proposal among themselves. If that stands, the ECJ will not have any British members in the court when it rules on future disputes with the UK government about the rights of the ...
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) today said that such a ban did not go beyond what is necessary "to preserve the luxury image of the goods" and did not break EU competition rules by restricting customer choice. The Luxembourg court's decision will set a precedent meaning that makers of high end ...


 

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