IEU LEGAL Telegram 13 June 2016


# STATE AID

  • State aid: Commission approves German investment aid to paper manufacturer Hamburger Rieger and opens investigation into German aid to polymer processer REHAU

# TAXATION

  • EP In-Depth Analysis - International Taxation and Tax Rulings: Policy issues at Challenging Times - PE 578.987 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs - Special Committee on Tax Rulings and Other Measures Similar in Nature or Effect (TAXE 2)
  • EU Commission Answer - Information on the Panamanian company Mossack Fonseca - E-002785/2016
  • EP Minutes - Tuesday, 24 May 2016 - PE 584.151v01-00 - Special Committee on Tax Rulings and Other Measures Similar in Nature or Effect (TAXE 2) 

# VAT FRAUD

  • EP Amendments 1 - 239 - Towards a definitive VAT system and fighting VAT fraud - PE 583.949v01-00 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • EP Amendments 1 - 62 - Towards a definitive VAT system and fighting VAT fraud - PE 583.960v03-00 - Committee on Budgetary Control

# UK REFERENDUM

  • CER: BREXITING YOURSELF IN THE FOOT: WHY BRITAIN'S EUROSCEPTIC REGIONS HAVE MOST TO LOSE FROM EU WITHDRAWAL Insight

# CIVIL PROCEDURE

  • EP Workshops - Common minimum standards of civil procedure - 15-06-2016 - Committee on Legal Affairs

# CRIME

  • EU Commission Roadmap: Report on the ex-post evaluation of the programme "Prevention of and fight against crime" ISEC 2007-2013

# CORRUPTION

  • Amendments 1 - 200 - Fight against corruption and follow up of the CRIM resolution - PE 584.102v02-00 - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

# EUROJUST

  • Upcoming: 12th JITs Meeting - focus on in illegal immigrant smuggling cases, 15-16/06

# EU OMBUDSMAN

  • Speech by the European Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly, at the Conference of the European Network of Ombudsmen

# EU CITIZENSHIP

  • Acquisition of citizenship in the EU - EU Member States granted citizenship to almost 900 000 persons in 2014 - Moroccans continue to be the main recipients

# EU REGISTERS

# EU CASE LAW

  • CELEX:62012FB0101: Case F-101/12: Order of the Civil Service Tribunal of 26 April 2016 — Claus v Commission
  • CELEX:62016CN0129: Case C-129/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Szolnoki Közigazgatási és Munkaügyi Bíróság (Hungary) lodged on 1 March 2016 — Túrkevei Tejtermelő Kft. v Országos Környezetvédelmi és Természetvédelmi Főfelügyelőség
  • CELEX:62014CA0522: Case C-522/14: Judgment of the Court (Third Chamber) of 14 April 2016 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Bundesfinanzhof — Germany) — Sparkasse Allgäu v Finanzamt Kempten (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Freedom of establishment — Article 49 TFEU — Legislation of a Member State requiring credit institutions to notify the tax authorities of deceased customers’ assets for purposes related to the collection of inheritance tax — Application of that legislation to branches established in another Member State in which banking secrecy prohibits, in principle, the disclosure of such information)
  • CELEX:62016CN0114: Case C-114/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Kúria (Hungary) lodged on 20 February 2016 — Damien Zöldség, Gyümölcs Kereskedelmi és Tanácsadó Kft. v Nemzeti Adó- és Vámhivatal Fellebbviteli Igazgatóság
  • CELEX:62014CA0483: Case C-483/14: Judgment of the Court (Third Chamber) of 7 April 2016 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Oberster Gerichtshof — Austria) — KA Finanz AG v Sparkassen Versicherung AG Vienna Insurance Group (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Rome Convention — Applicable law — Cross-border merger — Directive 78/855/EEC — Directive 2005/56/EC — Merger by acquisition — Protection of creditors — Transfer of all the assets and liabilities of the company being acquired to the acquiring company)
  • CELEX:62015FN0141: Case F-141/15: Action brought on 23 March 2016 — ZZ v Commission
  • CELEX:62016CN0113: Case C-113/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Szombathelyi Közigazgatási és Munkaügyi Bíróság (Hungary) lodged on 26 February 2016 — Günter Horváth v Vas Megyei Kormányhivatal
  • CELEX:62016TN0178: Case T-178/16: Action brought on 22 April 2016 — Policolor v EUIPO — CWS-Lackfabrik Conrad W. Schmidt (Policolor)
  • CELEX:62015TA0144: Case T-144/15: Judgment of the General Court of 28 April 2016 — L’Oréal v EUIPO — Theralab (VICHY LABORATOIRES V IDÉALIA) (EU trade mark — Opposition proceedings — Application for EU figurative mark VICHY LABORATOIRES V IDÉALIA — Earlier EU word mark IDEALINA — Relative ground for refusal — Likelihood of confusion — Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009)
  • CELEX:62014CA0460: Case C-460/14: Judgment of the Court (Tenth Chamber) of 7 April 2016 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Hoge Raad der Nederlanden — Netherlands) — Johannes Evert Antonius Massar v DAS Nederlandse Rechtsbijstand Verzekeringsmaatschappij NV (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Legal expenses insurance — Directive 87/344/EEC — Article 4(1) — Free choice of lawyer for an insured person — Inquiry or proceedings — Definition — Authorisation granted by a public body to an employer for the purpose of terminating an employment contract)
  • CELEX:62015TA0089: Case T-89/15: Judgment of the General Court of 27 April 2016 — Niagara Bottling v EUIPO (NIAGARA) (EU trade mark — International registration designating the European Union — Word mark NIAGARA — Absolute grounds for refusal — Article 7(1)(b) and (c) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009)
  • CELEX:62016CN0106: Case C-106/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Sąd Najwyższy (Poland) lodged on 22 February 2016 — Polbud — Wykonawstwo sp. z o.o.
  • CELEX:62014CA0441: Case C-441/14: Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 19 April 2016 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Højesteret — Denmark) — Dansk Industri (DI), acting on behalf of Ajos A/S v Estate of Karsten Eigil Rasmussen (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Social policy — Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union — Directive 2000/78/EC — Principle prohibiting discrimination on grounds of age — National legislation incompatible with the directive — Possibility for a private person to bring proceedings to establish the liability of the State for breach of EU law — Dispute between private persons — Balancing of various rights and principles — Principles of legal certainty and the protection of legitimate expectations — Role of the national court)
  • CELEX:62015TA0054: Case T-54/15: Judgment of the General Court of 28 April 2016 — Jääkiekon SM-liiga v EUIPO (Liiga) (EU trade mark — Application for EU figurative mark Liiga — Absolute grounds for refusal — Descriptive character — Lack of distinctive character — Article 7(1)(b) and (c) and Article 7(2) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009)
  • CELEX:62016CN0203: Case C-203/16 P: Appeal brought on 12 April 2016 by Mr Dirk Andres (liquidator in the insolvency of Heitkamp BauHolding GmbH), formerly Heitkamp BauHolding GmbH against the judgment of the General Court (Ninth Chamber) delivered on 4 February 2016 in Case T-287/11 Heitkamp BauHolding GmbH v European Commission
  • CELEX:62015TA0052: Case T-52/15: Judgment of the General Court of 28 April 2016 — Sharif University of Technology v Council (Common foreign and security policy — Restrictive measures against Iran with the aim of preventing nuclear proliferation — Freezing of funds — Support to the Government of Iran — Research and technology development in military or military-related fields — Rights of the defence — Right to effective judicial protection — Error of law and error of assessment — Right to property — Proportionality — Misuse of powers — Claim for damages)
  • CELEX:62015TA0021: Case T-21/15: Judgment of the General Court of 26 April 2016 — Franmax v EUIPO — Ehrmann (Dino) (EU trade mark — Opposition proceedings — Application for EU figurative trade mark Dino — Earlier EU figurative trade mark representing a dinosaur — Relative ground for refusal — Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009)
  • CELEX:62016CN0084: Case C-84/16 P: Appeal brought on 12 February 2016 by Continental Reifen Deutschland GmbH against the judgment of the General Court (Seventh Chamber) delivered on 8 December 2015 in Case T-525/14: Compagnie générale des établissements Michelin v European Union Intellectual Property Office
  • CELEX:62016CN0200: Case C-200/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Supremo Tribunal de Justiça (Portugal) lodged on 12 April 2016 — Securitas — Serviços e Tecnologia de Segurança SA v ICTS Portugal — Consultadoria de Aviação Comercial SA and Others
  • CELEX:62014CA0397: Case C-397/14: Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 14 April 2016 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Sąd Najwyższy — Poland) — Polkomtel sp. z o.o. v Prezes Urzędu Komunikacji Elektronicznej (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Electronic communications networks and services — Directive 2002/22/EC — Article 28 — Non-geographic numbers — Access by end-users residing in the Member State for operators to services using non-geographic numbers — Directive 2002/19/EC — Articles 5, 8 and 13 — Powers and responsibilities of the national regulatory authorities with regard to access and interconnection — Imposition, amendment or withdrawal of obligations — Imposition of obligations on undertakings that control access to end-users — Price control — Undertaking not having significant market power on the market — Directive 2002/21/EC — Resolution of disputes between undertakings — Decision of the national regulatory authority laying down the conditions of…
  • CELEX:62016TN0177: Case T-177/16: Action brought on 22 April 2016 — Mema v CPVO (Braeburn 78 (11078))
  • CELEX:62014TA0803: Case T-803/14: Judgment of the General Court of 28 April 2016 — Gervais Danone v EUIPO — Mahou (B’lue) (EU trade mark — Opposition proceedings — Application for the EU figurative mark B’lue — Earlier EU word mark BLU DE SAN MIGUEL — Relative ground for refusal — Likelihood of confusion — Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009)
  • CELEX:62016TN0175: Case T-175/16: Action brought on 18 April 2016 — Wessel-Werk v EUIPO — Wolf PVG (Suction nozzles for vacuum cleaners)
  • CELEX:62014CA0381: Joined Cases C-381/14 and C-385/14: Judgment of the Court (First Chamber) of 14 April 2016 (requests for a preliminary ruling from the Juzgado de lo Mercantil No 9 de Barcelona — Spain) — Jorge Sales Sinués v Caixabank SA (C-381/14), and Youssouf Drame Ba v Catalunya Caixa SA (Catalunya Banc SA) (C-385/14) (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Directive 93/13/EEC — Contracts concluded between sellers or suppliers and consumers — Mortgage contracts — ‘Floor’ clause — Examination of the clause with a view to its invalidation — Collective proceedings — Action for an injunction — Stay of an individual action with the same subject matter)
  • CELEX:62015CA0404: Joined Cases C-404/15 and C-659/15 PPU: Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 5 April 2016 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Hanseatisches Oberlandesgericht in Bremen — Germany) — Execution of European arrest warrants issued in respect of Pál Aranyosi (C-404/15), Robert Căldăraru (C-659/15 PPU) (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters — Framework Decision 2002/584/JHA — European arrest warrant — Grounds for refusal to execute — Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union — Article 4 — Prohibition of inhuman or degrading treatment — Conditions of detention in the issuing Member State)
  • CELEX:62016CN0199: Case C-199/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Conseil d’État (Belgium) lodged on 11 April 2016 — État belge v Max-Manuel Nianga
  • CELEX:62016TN0174: Case T-174/16: Action brought on 18 April 2016 — Wessel-Werk v EUIPO — Wolf PVG (Suction nozzles for vacuum cleaners)
  • CELEX:62014CA0377: Case C-377/14: Judgment of the Court (Third Chamber) of 21 April 2016 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Krajský soud v Praze — Czech Republic) — Ernst Georg Radlinger, Helena Radlingerová v FINWAY a.s. (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Directive 93/13/EEC — Article 7 — National rules governing insolvency proceedings — Debts arising from a consumer credit agreement — Effective judicial remedy — Point 1(e) of the annex — Disproportionate amount of compensation — Directive 2008/48/EC — Article 3(l) — Total amount of credit — Point I of Annex I — Amount of drawdown — Calculation of the annual percentage rate — Article 10(2) — Obligation to provide information — Ex officio examination — Penalty)
  • CELEX:62015CA0284: Case C-284/15: Judgment of the Court (Sixth Chamber) of 7 April 2016 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Cour du travail de Brussels — Belgium) — Office national de l’emploi (ONEm), M v M, Office national de l’emploi (ONEm), Caisse auxiliaire de paiement des allocations de chômage (CAPAC) (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Article 45 TFEU and Article 48 TFEU — Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union — Article 15(2) — Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 — Article 67(3) — Social security — Unemployment benefit to supplement income from part-time employment — Award of that benefit — Completion of periods of employment — Aggregation of periods of insurance or employment — Taking into account of periods of insurance or employment completed under the legislation of another Member State)
  • CELEX:62016TN0172: Case T-172/16: Action brought on 15 April 2016 — Centro Clinico e Diagnostico G.B. Morgagni v Commission
  • CELEX:62014TA0777: Case T-777/14: Judgment of the General Court of 28 April 2016 — Fon Wireless v EUIPO — Henniger (Neofon) (EU trade mark — Opposition proceedings — Application for EU word mark Neofon — Earlier national word mark FON — Relative ground for refusal — Likelihood of confusion — Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009)
  • CELEX:62014CA0324: Case C-324/14: Judgment of the Court (First Chamber) of 7 April 2016 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Krajowa Izba Odwoławcza — Poland) — Partner Apelski Dariusz v Zarząd Oczyszczania Miasta (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Public procurement — Directive 2004/18/EC — Technical and/or professional abilities of economic operators — Article 48(3) — Possibility to rely on the capacities of other entities — Conditions and procedures — Nature of the links between the tenderer and the other entities — Amendment of the tender — Annulment and repetition of an electronic auction — Directive 2014/24/EU)
  • CELEX:62016CN0194: Case C-194/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Riigikohus (Estonia) lodged on 7 April 2016 — Bolagsupplysningen OÜ, Ingrid Ilsjan v Svensk Handel AB
  • CELEX:62014CA0315: Case C-315/14: Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 7 April 2016 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Bundesgerichtshof — Germany) — Marchon Germany GmbH v Yvonne Karaszkiewicz (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Self-employed commercial agents — Directive 86/653/EEC — Article 17(2) — Indemnity in respect of customers — Conditions for granting — Acquisition of new customers — Concept of ‘new customers’ — Principal’s customers purchasing, for the first time, goods which the commercial agent was assigned to sell)
  • CELEX:62016CN0189: Case C-189/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Högsta förvaltningsdomstolen (Sweden) lodged on 4 April 2016 — Boguslawa Zaniewicz-Dybeck v Pensionsmyndigheten
  • CELEX:62016TN0159: Case T-159/16: Action brought on 15 April 2016 — Metronia v EUIPO — Zitro IP (TRIPLE O NADA)
  • CELEX:62016CN0184: Case C-184/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Dioikitiko Protodikeio Thessalonikis (Greece) lodged on 1 April 2016 — Ovidiu-Mihaita Petrea v Ypourgos Esoterikon kai Dioikitikis Anasygrotisis (Ministry of Interior and Administrative Reconstruction)
  • CELEX:62016TN0156: Case T-156/16: Action brought on 7 April 2016 — CFA Institute v EUIPO — Ernst and Häcker (CERTIFIED FINANCIAL MODELER CFM)
  • CELEX:62014CA0294: Case C-294/14: Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 7 April 2016 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Finanzgericht Hamburg — Germany) — ADM Hamburg AG v Hauptzollamt Hamburg-Stadt (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Customs Union and Common Customs Tariff — Community Customs Code — Tariff Preferences — Regulation (EEC) No 2454/93 — Article 74(1) — Products originating from a beneficiary country — Transport — Consignments composed of a mixture of crude palm kernel oil originating in several countries benefiting from the same preferential treatment)
  • CELEX:62014TA0463: Case T-463/14: Judgment of the General Court of 27 April 2016 — Österreichische Post v Commission (Directive 2004/17/EC — Procurement procedures of entities operating in the water, energy, transport and postal services sectors — Implementing decision exempting certain services in the postal sector in Austria from the application of Directive 2004/17 — Article 30 of Directive2004/17 — Duty to state reasons — Manifest error of assessment)
  • CELEX:62016CN0183: Case C-183/16 P: Appeal brought on 31 March 2016 by Tilly-Sabco against the judgment of the General Court (Fifth Chamber) delivered on 14 January 2016 in Case T-397/13 Tilly-Sabco v Commission
  • CELEX:62016TN0155: Case T-155/16: Action brought on 6 April 2016 — CFA Institute v EUIPO — Bloss and Others (CERTIFIED FINANCIAL ENGINEER CFE)
  • CELEX:62014CA0186: Joined Cases C-186/14 P and C 193/14 P: Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 7 April 2016 — ArcelorMittal Tubular Products Ostrava a.s. and Others v Hubei Xinyegang Steel Co. Ltd, Council of the European Union, European Commission and Council of the European Union v Italian Republic and Others (Appeal — Dumping — Regulation (EC) No 384/96 — Article 3(5), (7) and (9) — Article 6(1) — Regulation (EC) No 926/2009 — Imports of certain seamless pipes and tubes of iron or steel originating in China — Definitive anti-dumping duty — Determination of a threat of injury — Taking into account of post-investigation period data)
  • CELEX:62016TN0152: Case T-152/16: Action brought on 11 April 2016 — Megasol Energie v Commission
  • CELEX:62016CN0173: Case C-173/16: Reference for a preliminary ruling from Court of Appeal (Ireland) made on 29 March 2016 — M.H. v M.H.
  • CELEX:62016TN0150: Case T-150/16: Action brought on 6 April 2016 — Ecolab USA v EUIPO (ECOLAB)
  • CELEX:62015CA0266: Case C-266/15 P: Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 7 April 2016 — Central Bank of Iran v Council of the European Union (Appeal — Restrictive measures taken against the Islamic Republic of Iran — List of persons and entities subject to the freezing of funds and economic resources — Criterion relating to the provision of material, logistical or financial support to the Government of Iran — Financial services of a central bank)
  • CELEX:62016CN0172: Case C-172/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Amtsgericht Düsseldorf (Germany) lodged on 25 March 2016 — Ljiljana Kammerer, Frank Kammerer v Swiss International Air Lines AG
  • CELEX:62014CA0131: Case C-131/14: Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 14 April 2016 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Corte suprema di cassazione — Italy) — Malvino Cervati, Società Malvi Sas di Cervati Malvino v Agenzia delle Dogane, Agenzia delle Dogane — Ufficio delle Dogane di Livorno (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Agriculture — Common organisation of the markets — Regulation (EC) No 565/2002 — Article 3(3) — Tariff quota — Garlic of Argentinian origin — Import licences — Non-transferability of rights deriving from import licences — Circumvention — Abuse of rights — Conditions — Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 2988/95 — Article 4(3))
  • CELEX:62014TA0267: Case T-267/14: Judgment of the General Court of 28 April 2016 — Zehnder Group International v EUIPO — Stiebel Eltron (comfotherm) (EU trade mark — Invalidity proceedings — EU word mark comfotherm — Earlier national word mark KOMFOTHERM — Relative ground for refusal — Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 — Likelihood of confusion — Similarity of the goods — Relevant public — Interdependence of factors)
  • CELEX:62015CA0193: Case C-193/15 P: Judgment of the Court (Third Chamber) of 7 April 2016 — Tarif Akhras v Council of the European Union, European Commission (Appeal — Common foreign and security policy (CFSP) — Restrictive measures against the Syrian Arab Republic — Measures directed against persons and entities benefiting from or supporting the regime — Proof that inclusion on the lists is well founded — Set of indicia — Distortion of the sense of the evidence)
  • CELEX:62016CN0163: Case C-163/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Rechtbank Den Haag (Nederland) lodged on 21 March 2016 — Christian Louboutin, Christian Louboutin SAS v Van Haren Schoenen BV
  • CELEX:62013CA0689: Case C-689/13: Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 5 April 2016 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Consiglio di giustizia amministrativa per la Regione siciliana — Italy) — Puligienica Facility Esco SpA (PFE) v Airgest SpA (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Public service contracts — Directive 89/665/EEC — Article 1(1) and (3) — Review procedures — Application for annulment of the decision awarding a public contract by a tenderer whose bid was not successful — Counterclaim brought by the successful tenderer — Rule derived from national case-law under which the counterclaim must be examined first and, if the counterclaim is well founded, the main action must be dismissed as inadmissible without any examination of the merits — Whether compatible with EU law — Article 267 TFEU — Principle of the primacy of EU law — Principle of law stated by decision of the plenary session of the supreme administrative court of a Member State — National legislation…
  • CELEX:62014TA0155: Case T-155/14: Judgment of the General Court of 27 April 2016 — ANKO v Commission (Arbitration clause — Subsidy contracts concluded in the context of the Sixth framework programme for research, technological development and demonstration activities (2002-2006) — Persona and Terregov projects — Eligible costs — Reimbursement of sums paid — Counter-claim — Default interest)
  • CELEX:62016CN0158: Case C-158/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Juzgado Contencioso-Administrativo No 1 de Oviedo (Spain) lodged on 16 March 2016 — Margarita Isabel Vega González v Consejería de Hacienda y Sector Público de la Administración del Principado de Asturias
  • CELEX:62016TN0149: Case T-149/16: Action brought on 11 April 2016 — Spliethoff’s Bevrachtingskantoor v Commission
  • CELEX:62014TA0154: Case T-154/14: Judgment of the General Court of 27 April 2016 — ANKO v Commission (Arbitration clause — Subsidy contracts concluded in the context of the Seventh framework programme for research, technological development and demonstration activities (2007-2013) — Perform and Oasis projects — Eligible costs — Reimbursement of sums paid — Counter-claim — Default interest)
  • CELEX:62015CA0100: Case C-100/15 P: Judgment of the Court (Sixth Chamber) of 14 April 2016 — Netherlands Maritime Technology Association v European Commission, Kingdom of Spain (Appeal — State aid — Spanish scheme of early depreciation of certain assets acquired through financial leasing — Decision finding no State aid — Formal investigation procedure not initiated — Insufficient and incomplete examination — Obligation to state reasons — Selectivity)
  • CELEX:62013CA0366: Case C-366/13: Judgment of the Court (First Chamber) of 20 April 2016 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Corte suprema di cassazione — Italy) — Profit Investment Sim SpA, in liquidation v Stefano Ossi and Others (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 — Area of Freedom, Security and Justice — Concept of ‘irreconcilable judgments’ — Actions having different subject-matters brought against several defendants domiciled in various Member States — Conditions for the prorogation of jurisdiction — Jurisdiction clause — Concept of ‘matters relating to a contract’ — Verification of the lack of a valid contractual link)
  • CELEX:62016CN0156: Case C-156/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Finanzgericht München (Germany) lodged on 17 March 2016 — Tigers GmbH v Hauptzollamt Landshut
  • CELEX:62016TN0142: Case T-142/16: Action brought on 4 April 2016 — Dröge and Others v Commission
  • CELEX:62013TA0316: Case T-316/13: Judgment of the General Court of 27 April 2016 — Pappalardo and Others v Commission (Non-contractual liability — Fisheries — Conservation of fisheries resources — Reconstitution of stocks of bluefin tuna — Emergency measures prohibiting fishing by purse seiners — Sufficiently serious infringement of a rule of law conferring rights on individuals)
  • CELEX:62013CA0200: Case C-200/13 P: Judgment of the Court (Fifth Chamber) of 21 April 2016 — Council of the European Union v Bank Saderat Iran, European Commission (Appeal — Common foreign and security policy — Combating nuclear proliferation — Restrictive measures taken against the Islamic Republic of Iran — Freezing of funds of an Iranian bank — Obligation to state reasons — Procedure for the adoption of the act — Manifest error of assessment)
  • CELEX:62015CA0005: Case C-5/15: Judgment of the Court (Tenth Chamber) of 7 April 2016 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Gerechtshof Amsterdam — Netherlands) — Gökhan Büyüktipi v Achmea Schadeverzekeringen NV, Stichting Achmea Rechtsbijstand (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Legal expenses insurance — Directive 87/344/EEC — Article 4(1) — Free choice of lawyer for an insured person — Inquiry or proceedings — Definition — Objection to refusal of authorisation for care)
  • CELEX:62011TA0556: Case T-556/11: Judgment of the General Court of 27 April 2016 — European Dynamics Luxembourg and Others v EUIPO (Public service contracts — Tendering procedure — Software development and maintenance services — Rejection of a tenderer’s bid — Classification of a tenderer in the cascade procedure — Grounds for exclusion — Conflict of interest — Equal treatment — Duty of diligence — Award criteria — Manifest error of assessment — Duty to state reasons — Non-contractual liability — Loss of opportunity)
  • CELEX:62016CN0147: Case C-147/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Vredegerecht te Antwerpen (Belgium) lodged on 14 March 2016 — Karel de Grote — Hogeschool Katholieke Hogeschool Antwerpen VZW v Susan Romy Jozef Kuijpers
  • CELEX:62014CA0572: Case C-572/14: Judgment of the Court (First Chamber) of 21 April 2016 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Oberster Gerichtshof — Austria) — Austro-Mechana Gesellschaft zur Wahrnehmung mechanisch-musikalischer Urheberrechte GmbH v Amazon EU Sàrl, Amazon Services Europe Sàrl, Amazon.de GmbH, Amazon Logistik GmbH, Amazon Media Sàrl (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 — Jurisdiction in civil and commercial matters — Article 5(3) — Concept of ‘tort, delict or quasi-delict’ — Directive 2001/29/EC — Harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society — Article 5(2)(b) — Reproduction right — Exceptions and limitations — Reproduction for private use — Fair compensation — Non-payment — Whether included in the scope of Article 5(3) of Regulation (EC) No 44/2001)
  • CELEX:62008TA0221: Case T-221/08: Judgment of the General Court of 26 April 2016 — Strack v Commission (Access to documents — Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 — Documents relating to an OLAF investigation file — Action for annulment — Implied and express refusal to grant access — Exception relating to the protection of privacy and the integrity of the individual — Exception relating to the protection of the commercial interests of a third party — Exception relating to the protection of the decision-making process — Duty to state reasons — Non-contractual liability)
  • CELEX:62016TN0115: Case T-115/16: Action brought on 18 March 2016 — Sandvik Intellectual Property v EUIPO — Unipapel (ADVEON)
  • CELEX:62016CN0144: Case C-144/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunal Judicial da Comarca de Setúbal (Portugal) lodged on 14 March 2016 — Município de Palmela v ASAE -Divisão de Gestão de Contraordenações
  • CELEX:62014CA0561: Case C-561/14: Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 12 April 2016 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Østre Landsret — Denmark) — Caner Genc v Integrationsministeriet (Reference for a preliminary ruling — EEC-Turkey Association Agreement — Decision No 1/80 — Article 13 — Standstill clause — Family reunification — National legislation laying down new, more stringent conditions on access to family reunification for family members, who are not economically active, of economically active Turkish nationals who are resident and have a residence permit in the Member State in question — Condition requiring ties sufficient to enable successful integration)
  • CELEX:62016CN0135: Case C-135/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Verwaltungsgericht Frankfurt am Main (Germany) lodged on 7 March 2016 — Georgsmarienhütte GmbH and Others v Bundesrepublik Deutschland
  • CELEX:62016TN0084: Case T-84/16: Action brought on 18 February 2016 — Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena et Banca Widiba v EUIPO — ING-DIBa (widiba)
  • CELEX:62016CN0228: Case C-228/16 P: Appeal brought on 22 April 2016 by Dimosia Epicheirisi Ilektrismou A.E. (DEI) against the order made by the General Court (Fourth Chamber) on 9 February 2016 in Case T-639/14 Dimosia Epicheirisi Ilektrismou A.E. (DEI) v European Commission
  • CELEX:62014CA0558: Case C-558/14: Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 21 April 2016 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunal Superior de Justicia de la Comunidad Autónoma del País Vasco — Spain) — Mimoun Khachab v Subdelegación del Gobierno en Álava (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Directive 2003/86/EC — Article 7(1)(c) — Family reunification — Requirements for the exercise of the right to family reunification — Stable and regular resources which are sufficient — National legislation permitting a prospective assessment of the likelihood that the sponsor will retain his resources — Compatibility)
  • CELEX:62016TN0083: Case T-83/16: Action brought on 18 February 2016 — Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena and Banca Widiba v EUIPO — ING-DIBa (WIDIBA)
  • CELEX:62016CN0131: Case C-131/16: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Krajowa Izba Odwoławcza (Poland) lodged on 1 March 2016 — Archus sp. z o.o., Gama Jacek Lipik v Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo S.A.
  • CELEX:62013TB0539: Case T-539/13: Order of the General Court of 21 April 2016 — Inclusion Alliance for Europe v Commission (Action for annulment — Seventh framework programme for research and technological development including demonstration activities (2007-2013) — MARE, Senior and ECRN projects — Recovery of a share of the financial contribution paid — Enforcement decision — Nature of the pleas relied on — Action in part manifestly inadmissible and in part manifestly lacking any foundation in law)
  • CELEX:62014CA0556: Case C-556/14 P: Judgment of the Court (Fifth Chamber) of 7 April 2016 — Holcim (Romania) SA v European Commission (Appeal — Environment — Scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading in the European Union — Directive 2003/87/EC — Articles 19 and 20 — Regulation (EC) No 2216/2004 — Article 10 — System of registries for transactions concerning emission allowances — Liability for fault — Commission’s refusal to disclose information on and to prohibit all transactions involving stolen emission allowances — Strict liability)
  • CELEX:62014CA0546: Case C-546/14: Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 7 April 2016 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunale di Udine — Italy) — proceedings by Degano Trasporti Sas di Ferruccio Degano & C., in liquidation (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Taxation — VAT — Article 4(3) TEU — Directive 2006/112/EC — Insolvency — Procedure for an arrangement with creditors — Partial payment of VAT debts)
  • CELEX:62016CN0208: Case C-208/16 P: Appeal brought on 14 April 2016 by the Federal Republic of Germany against the judgment of the General Court (Ninth Chamber) delivered on 4 February 2016 in Case T-287/11 Heitkamp BauHolding GmbH v European Commission

# OFFICIAL JOURNAL C

  • OJ:JOC_2016_210_R_0012: Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.8053 — AVIVA/Group CM-11/Office building) — Candidate case for simplified procedure (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_210_R_0006: Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.7999 — Hearst Corporation/Advance Publications/JV) (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_210_R_0008: Communication from the Minister for National Development of Hungary pursuant to Article 3(2) of Directive 94/22/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the conditions for granting and using authorisations for the prospection, exploration and production of hydrocarbons
  • OJ:JOC_2016_210_R_0009: Communication from the Minister for National Development of Hungary pursuant to Article 3(2) of Directive 94/22/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the conditions for granting and using authorisations for the prospection, exploration and production of hydrocarbons
  • OJ:JOC_2016_210_R_0005: Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.7786 — VISA Inc./VISA Europe) (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_210_R_0002: Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.8022 — KKR/Airbus Defence Electronics) (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_210_R_0010: Communication from the Minister for National Development of Hungary pursuant to Article 3(2) of Directive 94/22/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the conditions for granting and using authorisations for the prospection, exploration and production of hydrocarbons
  • OJ:JOC_2016_210_R_0001: Communication from the Commission — The adaptation in line with inflation of minimum amounts laid down in Directive 2009/103/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council relating to insurance against civil liability in respect of the use of motor vehicles, and the enforcement of the obligation to insure against such liability
  • OJ:JOC_2016_210_R_0007: Euro exchange rates
  • OJ:JOC_2016_210_R_0011: Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.7947 — Banco Santander Totta/BANIF) (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_210_R_0003: Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.8029 — KNB/Mitsui/DVHP/DaVita) (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_210_R_0004: Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.7983 — Danish Crown/SPF-Danmark) (Text with EEA relevance)

# EU PARLIAMENT

  • Workshops - Common minimum standards of civil procedure - 15-06-2016 - Committee on Legal Affairs
  • Workshops - Workshop on The Future of European Company Law - 14-06-2016 - Committee on Legal Affairs
  • Answer - European charter of taxpayers' rights - P-003078/2016  
  • Answer - Directive 92/85/EEC on parental leave deadlocked in the Council - E-002182/2016 - Council response
  • Answer - The Commission's right of initiative - E-002798/2016

# EU COUNCIL

  • Cm 2865 2016 Init Working Party on Company Law
  • St 10142 2016 Init Proposal for a COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION replacing the lists of insolvency proceedings, winding-up proceedings and liquidators in Annexes A, B and C to Regulation (EC) No 1346/2000 on insolvency proceedings
  • St 10142 2016 Add 1 ANNEX to the Proposal for a COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION replacing the lists of insolvency proceedings, winding-up proceedings and liquidators in Annexes A, B and C to Regulation (EC) No 1346/2000 on insolvency proceedings
  • St 9284 2016 Init Criminal Law Contact Group - Guiding principles for legislative initiatives in the field of substantive criminal law - Information by the Presidency on an informal meeting
  • St 9308 2016 Init Fourteenth annual report of the Council on the implementation of Regulation (EU) No 1049/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 May 2001 regarding public access to European Parliament, Council and Commission documents
  • St 9603 2016 Init Council Framework Decision 2008/909/JHA on the application of the principle of mutual recognition to judgments in criminal matters imposing custodial sentences or measures involving deprivation of liberty for the purpose of their enforcement in the European Union - Declarations under Article 7(4) and Article 28(2)
  • St 9949 2016 Init Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the enforcement of Directive 96/71/EC concerning the posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services - Progress report
  • St 9975 2016 Init Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the transfer to the General Court of the European Union of jurisdiction at first instance in disputes between the Union and its servants - Outcome of the European Parliament's first reading (Strasbourg, 6 June to 9 June 2016)
  • St 10014 2016 Init COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION on establishing a new Partnership Framework with third countries under the European Agenda on Migration  
  • St 10014 2016 Add 1 ANNEX to the COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE EUROPEAN COUNCIL, THE COUNCIL AND THE EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK on establishing a new Partnership Framework with third countries under the European Agenda on Migration
  • St 10014 2016 Add 2 ANNEX to the COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE EUROPEAN COUNCIL, THE COUNCIL AND THE EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK on establishing a new Partnership Framework with third countries under the European Agenda on Migration  
  • St 10014 2016 Add 3 ANNEX to the COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE EUROPEAN COUNCIL, THE COUNCIL AND THE EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK on establishing a new Partnership Framework with third countries under the European Agenda on Migration  
  • St 10014 2016 Add 4 ANNEX to the COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE EUROPEAN COUNCIL, THE COUNCIL AND THE EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK on establishing a new Partnership Framework with third countries under the European Agenda on Migration
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