- (AP) Large European fishing boats will no longer be allowed to fish for
bluefin tuna after Wednesday because they have already used up the entire 2010
quota, halfway through the year, the EU's executive said.
Bluefin tuna caught in the Mediterranean and eastern Atlantic is overfished...
BRUSSELS - (AP) The European Commission said Thursday it does not object to Google digitizing 160,000 books in the archives of the National Library of the Netherlands if they will be made publicly available.
EU spokesman Jonathan Todd said the EU executive welcomed the digitization of materials from...
By Martin Ouwehand
Recently, the European Court of Auditors ("the Court") published
a special report on their website concerning the effectiveness of controls on
simplified customs procedures for imports. Simplified customs procedures for
imports are a key element of EU customs and trade...
by Frank L. Fine
Until recently, there have been only isolated instances
in which information exchanges were caught by the European Commission pursuant
to Article 101(1) of the TFEU in the absence of a wider cartel. There is now a
wider array of information which, when exchanged, may fall within...
Until October 1, 2000, competition law in Denmark was based on the
Competition Act of 1997, which entered into force on January 1, 1998. At the
time that it was enacted, the Act represented a significant change in Danish
competition law because it brought the national law into conformity with the...
On this edition, Dr. Frank Fine, Director of EC Competition Law Advocates in Brussels, discusses the effect on companies that run afoul of EU rules on information exchanges. He discusses the type of information exchanges addressed by the European Commission's Horizontal Guidelines and how the new...
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Welcome to our Western European Laws Toolbox, our collection of laws and legal analysis for the nations of this important region. Please note that nations with an asterisk after their name are also members of the European Union and that you will want to visit our EU...
By: Stephen C. Tupper
In March 2011, the European Commission published its first annual report, to
the European Council, on trade and investment barriers in third world
countries. This is the latest round in a long-standing campaign on the part of
the Commission to...
The United Kingdom's new laws for Web cookies and e-commerce come into force on
Thursday, 26 May 2011.
The new laws were announced in April
after a consultation in which Duane Morris participated. The consultation was
triggered by a new European Union directive (the E-Privacy Directive (2009...
& Co . published results at the beginning of the year that evidenced
company executives do not feel the company strategies will lead to success. A
staggering 52% of those surveyed were of this opinion. The full survey and
results can be found here .
The survey compiled of 1813 respondents...
The Canada Consumer Product Safety
Act ("CCPSA"), which received Royal Assent on December 15, 2010, came
into force on June 20, 2011. Health Canada is responsible for administering the
CCPSA, which replaces Schedule I of Canada's Hazardous Products Act. The law is
OK, so I am beginning to see the
light at the end of the data mining tunnel. Another two weeks and hopefully it
will be done.
Amid the data mining a recent blog
post from Robert Goddard on Corporate Law
and Governance noted that a report from The
Financial Times , which also discussed female...
The ECJ Judgement in Pfleiderer : A
Tension more Imaginary than real
By Dr. Frank L. Fine
Summary: On June 14, 2011, the European Court of
Justice handed down a ruling which will have negative repercussions for cartel
enforcement for Germany and for the EU as a whole. Pfleiderer dealt with the...
The EC have published a Green Paper on
the Professional Qualifications Directive ' (COM) 2011. This Green Paper seeks
to modernise professional qualifications within the EU where the service sector
accounts for 70% of GDP whereas intra-EU trade in services only accounts for...
By Sanford J. Davis, Mitchell R.
Kops, William Kambas and Theodore Ahlgren
Excerpt: 2011 Emerging Issues 5869
SUMMARY : Malta has emerged as an increasingly
attractive jurisdiction for multinational enterprises. In recent years, Malta
has entered the EU and revised its banking and tax...
M. Cannon and David
In response to the escalation in the
level of violence perpetrated by the current Syrian regime against its people,
the EU has recently implemented additional measures directly targeted at
depriving the current regime of financial revenues and the support...
by Carlos de Sousa e Brito
There is a major sea change
ahead for the registration of vessels, as some European legislation is being
prepared to convince ship owners to register their vessels in the European
Union (EU). Germany, for example, is currently preparing a law to prevent ship...
EU european union flag
by Marco Mazzeschi
The EU directive 2009/50 of May 29, 2009 (the so called "Blue Card Directive") was approved to improve the EU's ability to attract highly qualified workers from third countries.The aim was not only to enhance EU competitiveness in the global market but...
by Boris Segalis , Marcus Evans and Jay Modrall
As we have written extensively, the European Court of Justice’s (ECJ’s) ruling in the Schrems case on October 6, 2015 may effectively invalidate the US-EU Safe Harbor framework. While we believe that the Advocate General’s rationale...