IEU LEGAL Telegram 10 May 2016


# STATE AID

  • State Aid: The EU General Court confirms that the German law on renewable energy of 2012 (the EEG 2012) involved State aid
  • Stellungnahme des Bundeswirtschafts-Ministeriums zum heutigen EuG-Urteil zum EEG 2012

# CJEU

  • The EU General Court confirms that the proposed European citizens’ initiative intended to promote the development of geographical areas populated by national minorities cannot be registered

# COMPETITION POLICY

  • The French Autorité de la concurrence and the German Bundeskartellamt publish joint paper on data and its implications for Competition Law

# MERGERS 

  • Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of tyre manufacturer ČGS by rival Trelleborg

# TAX TRANSPARENCY

  • ICIJ: Explore the Panama Papers companies
  • EP Subject files - Establishing an information exchange mechanism - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy 
  • The role of the United States as a tax haven - new Greens/EFA research looks at implications for Europe - GREENS-EFA
  • LuxLeaks-Prozess: Haftforderung für Whistleblower widerspricht Gerechtigkeit

# POSTING OF WORKERS

  • Pittella: The S&D Group calls on the EU Commission to maintain its proposal on the revision of the Posting of Workers Directive  

# LOBBYISM

  • Event Summary - Improving Transparency in Tobacco Lobbying - European Ombudsman

# EU MIGRATION FRAMEWORK

  • Visa liberalisation for Turkey: EU criteria must be met, say MEPs
  • EU Parliament: Opinion - The fight against trafficking in human beings in the EU's external relations - PE 576.750v02-00 - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

# EUROPOL

  • Europol: New powers to fight terrorism - Europarltv
  • Fight against terrorism: EU Parliament to vote on updated powers for Europol

# FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS

  • Speech of Commissioner Věra Jourová at IDAHO 2016 Ministerial Meeting in Copnehagen

# EU REGISTERS

# EU CASE LAW

  • CELEX:C2016/165/01: Last publications of the Court of Justice of the European Union in the Official Journal of the European Union
  • CELEX:62013TJ0693: Judgment of the Court of First Instance - 10 May 2016#Mikhalchanka v Council#Case T-693/13
  • CELEX:62013TJ0529: Judgment of the Court of First Instance - 10 May 2016#Izsák and Dabis v Commission#Case T-529/13
  • CELEX:62014TB0375: Case T-375/14: Order of the General Court of 21 March 2016 — Al Naggar v Council
  • CELEX:62016TN0104: Case T-104/16: Action brought on 16 March 2016 — Puma v EUIPO (FOREVER FASTER)
  • CELEX:62015CN0476: Case C-476/15 P: Appeal brought on 7 September 2015 by Grupo Bimbo, S.A.B de C.V., against the judgment of the General Court (Third Chamber) delivered on 29 June 2015 in Case T-618/14 Grupo Bimbo v OHIM
  • CELEX:62016TN0130: Case T-130/16: Action brought on 29 March 2016 — Coesia v EUIPO (Depiction of a circular shape formed by two oblique, symmetrical red lines)
  • CELEX:62016CN0032: Case C-32/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Amtsgericht Dresden (Germany) lodged on 19 January 2016 — Ute Wunderlich v Bulgarian Air Charter Limited
  • CELEX:62016CN0099: Case C-99/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunal de grande instance de Lyon (France) lodged on 19 February 2016 — Jean-Philippe Lahorgue v Ordre des avocats du barreau de Lyon, Conseil national des barreaux ‘CNB’, Conseil des barreaux européens ‘CCBE’, Ordre des avocats du barreau de Luxembourg
  • CELEX:62016TN0126: Case T-126/16: Action brought on 22 March 2016 — 1. FC Köln v EUIPO (SPÜRBAR ANDERS)
  • CELEX:62016CN0107: Case C-107/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunale di Pordenone (Italy) lodged on 22 February 2016 — Criminal proceedings against Giorgio Fidenato
  • CELEX:62016TN0077: Case T-77/16: Action brought on 19 February 2016 — Ryanair and Airport Marketing Services v Commission
  • CELEX:62016CN0103: Case C-103/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Cataluña — Sala Social (Spain) lodged on 19 February 2016 — Jessica Porras Guisado v Bankia, S.A. and Others
  • CELEX:62016TN0069: Case T-69/16: Action brought on 16 February 2016 — Ateknea Solutions Catalonia v Commission
  • CELEX:62015CN0627: Case C-627/15: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Judecătoria Câmpulung (Romania) lodged on 23 November 2015 — Dumitru Gavrilescu, Liana Gavrilescu v SC Volksbank România SA, SC Volksbank România SA — sucursala Câmpulung
  • CELEX:62016CN0136: Case C-136/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Supremo Tribunal de Justiça (Portugal) lodged on 7 March 2016 — Sociedade Metropolitana de Desenvolvimento SA v Banco Santander Totta SA
  • CELEX:62016TN0109: Case T-109/16: Action brought on 18 March 2016 — Laboratoire de la mer v EUIPO — Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma (RESPIMER)
  • CELEX:62016CN0142: Case C-142/16: Action brought on 9 March 2016 — European Commission v Federal Republic of Germany
  • CELEX:62016FN0014: Case F-14/16: Action brought on 14 March 2016 — ZZ v Parliament
  • CELEX:62014TB0376: Case T-376/14: Order of the General Court of 21 March 2016 — Yassin v Council
  • CELEX:62016CN0126: Case C-126/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Rechtbank Midden-Nederland (Netherlands) lodged on 26 February 2016 — Federatie Nederlandse Vakvereniging and Others v Smallsteps BV
  • CELEX:62015TB0528: Case T-528/15: Order of the General Court of 16 March 2016 — Bimbo v OHIM — Globo (Bimbo)
  • CELEX:62016FN0012: Case F-12/16: Action brought on 19 February 2016 — ZZ v Frontex
  • CELEX:62016CN0073: Case C-73/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Najvyšší súd Slovenskej republiky (Slovakia) lodged on 10 February 2016 — Peter Puškár v Finančné riaditeľstvo Slovenskej republiky, Kriminálny úrad finančnej správy
  • CELEX:62016CN0102: Case C-102/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Raad van State (Belgium) lodged on 19 February 2016 — Vaditrans BVBA v Belgische Staat
  • CELEX:62016TN0118: Case T-118/16: Action brought on 23 March 2016 — Deutsche Post v EUIPO — bpost (BEPOST)
  • CELEX:62015TB0589: Case T-589/15: Order of the General Court of 18 March 2016 — Eurorail v Commission and INEA
  • CELEX:62014TB0377: Case T-377/14: Order of the General Court of 21 March 2016 — Ezz v Council
  • CELEX:62014TB0378: Case T-378/14: Order of the General Court of 21 March 2016 — Salama v Council
  • CELEX:62016TN0114: Case T-114/16: Action brought on 18 March 2016 — Delfin Wellness v EUIPO — Laher (infrared cabins and saunas)
  • CELEX:62015CC0182: Advocate General’s Opinion - 10 May 2016#Petruhhin#Case C-182/15#Advocate General: Bot
  • CELEX:62015TJ0047: Judgment of the Court of First Instance - 10 May 2016#Germany v Commission#Case T-47/15
  • CELEX:62014CO0384: Order of the Court - 28 April 2016#Alta Realitat#Case C-384/14
  • CELEX:62015CO0462: Order of the Court - 28 April 2016#Pudāns#Case C-462/15
  • CELEX:62016CO0035: Order of the Court - 28 April 2016#Matratzen Concord v EUIPO#Case C-35/16 P

# OFFICIAL JOURNAL C

  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0023: Case T-375/14: Order of the General Court of 21 March 2016 — Al Naggar v Council
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0017: Case T-104/16: Action brought on 16 March 2016 — Puma v EUIPO (FOREVER FASTER)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0024: Case T-376/14: Order of the General Court of 21 March 2016 — Yassin v Council
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0018: Case T-109/16: Action brought on 18 March 2016 — Laboratoire de la mer v EUIPO — Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma (RESPIMER)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0016: Case T-77/16: Action brought on 19 February 2016 — Ryanair and Airport Marketing Services v Commission
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0006: Case C-32/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Amtsgericht Dresden (Germany) lodged on 19 January 2016 — Ute Wunderlich v Bulgarian Air Charter Limited
  • OJ:JOC_2016_166_R_0001: Common Catalogue of varieties of agricultural plant species — fourth supplement to the 34th complete edition
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0012: Case C-126/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Rechtbank Midden-Nederland (Netherlands) lodged on 26 February 2016 — Federatie Nederlandse Vakvereniging and Others v Smallsteps BV
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0005: Case C-627/15: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Judecătoria Câmpulung (Romania) lodged on 23 November 2015 — Dumitru Gavrilescu, Liana Gavrilescu v SC Volksbank România SA, SC Volksbank România SA — sucursala Câmpulung
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0030: Case F-14/16: Action brought on 14 March 2016 — ZZ v Parliament
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0020: Case T-118/16: Action brought on 23 March 2016 — Deutsche Post v EUIPO — bpost (BEPOST)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0002: Taking of the oath by new Members of the General Court
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0010: Case C-103/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Cataluña — Sala Social (Spain) lodged on 19 February 2016 — Jessica Porras Guisado v Bankia, S.A. and Others
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0008: Case C-99/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunal de grande instance de Lyon (France) lodged on 19 February 2016 — Jean-Philippe Lahorgue v Ordre des avocats du barreau de Lyon, Conseil national des barreaux ‘CNB’, Conseil des barreaux européens ‘CCBE’, Ordre des avocats du barreau de Luxembourg
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0004: Case C-476/15 P: Appeal brought on 7 September 2015 by Grupo Bimbo, S.A.B de C.V., against the judgment of the General Court (Third Chamber) delivered on 29 June 2015 in Case T-618/14 Grupo Bimbo v OHIM
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0009: Case C-102/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Raad van State (Belgium) lodged on 19 February 2016 — Vaditrans BVBA v Belgische Staat
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0014: Case C-142/16: Action brought on 9 March 2016 — European Commission v Federal Republic of Germany
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0021: Case T-126/16: Action brought on 22 March 2016 — 1. FC Köln v EUIPO (SPÜRBAR ANDERS)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0003: Taking of the oath by new Members of the Civil Service Tribunal
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0028: Case T-589/15: Order of the General Court of 18 March 2016 — Eurorail v Commission and INEA
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0029: Case F-12/16: Action brought on 19 February 2016 — ZZ v Frontex
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0013: Case C-136/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Supremo Tribunal de Justiça (Portugal) lodged on 7 March 2016 — Sociedade Metropolitana de Desenvolvimento SA v Banco Santander Totta SA
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0011: Case C-107/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunale di Pordenone (Italy) lodged on 22 February 2016 — Criminal proceedings against Giorgio Fidenato
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0015: Case T-69/16: Action brought on 16 February 2016 — Ateknea Solutions Catalonia v Commission
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0025: Case T-377/14: Order of the General Court of 21 March 2016 — Ezz v Council
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0027: Case T-528/15: Order of the General Court of 16 March 2016 — Bimbo v OHIM — Globo (Bimbo)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0022: Case T-130/16: Action brought on 29 March 2016 — Coesia v EUIPO (Depiction of a circular shape formed by two oblique, symmetrical red lines)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0007: Case C-73/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Najvyšší súd Slovenskej republiky (Slovakia) lodged on 10 February 2016 — Peter Puškár v Finančné riaditeľstvo Slovenskej republiky, Kriminálny úrad finančnej správy
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0026: Case T-378/14: Order of the General Court of 21 March 2016 — Salama v Council
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0001: Last publications of the Court of Justice of the European Union in the Official Journal of the European Union
  • OJ:JOC_2016_165_R_0019: Case T-114/16: Action brought on 18 March 2016 — Delfin Wellness v EUIPO — Laher (infrared cabins and saunas)

# EU COMMISSION

  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Senat (RO) - COM(2015) 625 final
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Camera dei Deputati (IT) - COM(2015) 337 final
  • Ordre du jour de la 2168ème réunion de la Commission (Strasbourg, 10/05/2016)
  • Décision de la Commission en vertu des articles 107 et 108 du TFUE
  • Décision de la Commission en vertu des articles 107 et 108 du TFUE

# EU PARLIAMENT

  • Highlights - Proceedings: Workshop 'Organ Harvesting in China' - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • Motion for a resolution on follow-up to the European Parliament resolution of 11 February 2015 on the US Senate report on the use of torture by the CIA - B8-2016-0584 - Monika Hohlmeier, Jeroen Lenaerson behalf of the PPE Group
  • Answer - VP/HR - Renewed fatwa on Salman Rushdie and freedom of expression in Iran - P-001817/2016
  • Answer - Harmonisation of rights and facilities for under-26s at European level - E-002305/2016 
  • Answer - Combating poverty - gender equality - E-001717/2016
  • Minutes - Wednesday, 20 April 2016 - PE 580.795v01-00 - Committee on Legal Affairs
  • Motion for a resolution on the Julian Assange case - B8-2016-0544
  • Answer - Implications of the agreement between the UK and the Commission - E-002138/2016 
  • Answer - EU-UK Agreement - E-001672/2016 
  • Answer - Brexit - E-001960/2016 
  • Answer - Decision by the heads of State or of government, meeting within the European Council, to redefine the position of the United Kingdom within the European Union - E-002028/2016 
  • Answer - Cutting social welfare spending if Brexit happens - E-002194/2016
  • Answer - Renegotiation - E-001628/2016 
  • Answer - In-work benefits in the United Kingdom - E-001671/2016 
  • Answer - Brexit - E-002454/2016 
  • Answer - Potential economic repercussions of a UK departure from the EU - E-002423/2016 a
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