IEU LEGAL Telegram 17 August 2016


# COMPANY LAW

  • EP Workshop documentation: The Future of European Company Law - held 14-06-2016 - Committee on Legal Affairs

# BREXIT

  • Trans-Atlantic Business Council - Brexit Seminar: U.K.’s Constitutional Aspects of Article 50

# TAX AVOIDANCE

  • UK Open consultation: Strengthening tax avoidance sanctions and deterrents: discussion document

# STATE AID

  • Neuer Leitfaden für kleine und mittlere Unternehmen zum EU-Beihilfenrecht - Baden-Württemberg 

# MERGERS

  • Mergers: Commission clears joint acquisition of wire manufacturer WireCo by private equity firms Onex and Paine & Partners
  • Concentrations : la Commission autorise l'acquisition conjointe d'Indigo Infra par Ardian et Crédit Agricole Assurances

# CIVIL PROCEDURE

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

# EU REGISTERS

# EU COMMISSION

  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Assemblée nationale (FR) - ASAP/DOS/2016/382 final (minimum wages)
  • Commission Decision regarding the follow-up to National Parliaments' Opinions - reply to the Camera dei Deputati (IT) - COM(2015) 633_634_635 final (Digital contracts for Europe – Unleashing the potential of e-commerce)

# EU CASE LAW

  • CELEX:62015TO0222: Order of the General Court (Sixth Chamber) of 7 June 2016.#Beele Engineering BV v European Union Intellectual Property Office.#EU trade mark — Application for the EU figurative mark WE CARE — Absolute ground for refusal — No distinctive character — Article 7(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009.#Case T-222/15.
  • CELEX:62014TJ0727: Judgment of the General Court (Fourth Chamber) of 29 June 2016.#Universal Protein Supplements Corp. v European Union Intellectual Property Office.#EU trade mark — Invalidity proceedings — EU figurative marks animal –Unregistered earlier national word mark ANIMAL — Relative ground for refusal — Application of national law by EUIPO — Article 53(1)(c) and Article 8(4) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 — Particulars of the right on which the application for a declaration of invalidity is based — Rule 37(b)(ii) of Regulation (EC) No 2868/95.#Joined Cases T-727/14 and T-728/14.
  • CELEX:62015TO0220: Order of the General Court (Sixth Chamber) of 7 June 2016.#Beele Engineering BV v European Union Intellectual Property Office.#EU trade mark — Application for the EU figurative mark WE CARE — Absolute ground for refusal — No distinctive character — Article 7(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009.#Case T-220/15.
  • CELEX:62015TO0324: Order of the General Court (Seventh Chamber) of 10 May 2016.#Volkswagen AG v European Union Intellectual Property Office.#Case T-324/15.
  • CELEX:62015TJ0431: Judgment of the General Court (Eighth Chamber) of 7 July 2016.#Fruit of the Loom, Inc. v European Union Intellectual Property Office.#EU trade mark — Revocation proceedings — EU word mark FRUIT — Genuine use of a mark — Article 15 and Article 51(1)(a) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 — External use of the mark.#Case T-431/15.
  • CELEX:62015TJ0345: Judgment of the General Court (Fifth Chamber) of 14 July 2016.#Modas Cristal, SL v European Union Intellectual Property Office.#Case T-345/15.

# OFFICIAL JOURNAL C

  • OJ:JOC_2016_297_R_0008: Euro exchange rates
  • OJ:JOC_2016_297_R_0011: Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.8178 — First Reserve/Morrison Utility Services) — Candidate case for simplified procedure (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_297_R_0002: Commission Opinion of 12 August 2016 relating to the plan for the disposal of radioactive waste arising from the decommissioning and the dismantling of plant components of the Philippsburg KKP-1 Nuclear Power Plant, located in Germany
  • OJ:JOC_2016_297_R_0004: Commission Opinion of 12 August 2016 relating to the plan for the disposal of radioactive waste arising from the dismantling of the Barsebäck Nuclear Power Plant reactors’ internals and the operation of the Barsebäck interim waste storage facility for dismantled reactor internals, located in Sweden
  • OJ:JOC_2016_297_R_0010: Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.8135 — Cerberus/GE Money Bank/SOREFI/SOMAFI-SOGUAFI/GE Financement Pacifique) — Candidate case for simplified procedure (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_297_R_0007: Initiation of proceedings (Case M.7932 — Dow/DuPont) (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_297_R_0006: Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.8141 — Watling Street/Sagemcom) (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_297_R_0001: Recommendation of the European Central Bank of 2 August 2016 on the data quality management framework for statistics on holdings of securities (ECB/2016/24)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_297_R_0003: Commission Opinion of 12 August 2016 relating to the plan for the disposal of radioactive waste arising from the decommissioning and the dismantling of parts of the Neckarwestheim GKN-1 Nuclear Power Plant, located in Germany
  • OJ:JOC_2016_297_R_0009: Euro exchange rates
  • OJ:JOC_2016_297_R_0005: Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.8023 — Hon Hai Precision/Sharp) (Text with EEA relevance)

# OFFICIAL JOURNAL L

  • CELEX:32016O0023: Guideline (EU) 2016/1386 of the European Central Bank of 2 August 2016 amending Guideline ECB/2013/7 concerning statistics on holdings of securities (ECB/2016/23)
  • CELEX:32016R1382: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1382 of 16 August 2016 withdrawing the acceptance of the undertaking for five exporting producers under Implementing Decision 2013/707/EU confirming the acceptance of an undertaking offered in connection with the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy proceedings concerning imports of crystalline silicon photovoltaic modules and key components (i.e. cells) originating in or consigned from the People's Republic of China for the period of application of definitive measures
  • CELEX:32016R1384: Regulation (EU) 2016/1384 of the European Central Bank of 2 August 2016 amending Regulation (EU) No 1011/2012 (ECB/2012/24) concerning statistics on holdings of securities (ECB/2016/22)
  • CELEX:32016D1385: Commission Decision (EU) 2016/1385 of 1 October 2014 on State aid SA.27408 (C 24/10 (ex NN 37/10, ex CP 19/09)) implemented by the authorities of Castilla-La Mancha for the deployment of digital terrestrial television in remote and less urbanised areas (notified under document C(2014) 6846) (Text with EEA relevance)
  • CELEX:32016R1383: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1383 of 16 August 2016 establishing the standard import values for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables
  • CELEX:32016R1380: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1380 of 16 August 2016 on a derogation from Article 55(2)(a) of Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/2446 as regards the rules of origin applicable to regional cumulation for tuna originating in Ecuador
  • CELEX:32016R1381: Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/1381 of 16 August 2016 refusing to authorise a health claim made on foods and referring to children's development and health (Text with EEA relevance)
  • CELEX:32016R1379: Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/1379 of 16 August 2016 refusing to authorise certain health claims made on foods, other than those referring to the reduction of disease risk and to children's development and health (Text with EEA relevance)
  • CELEX:32016L0097R(01): The corrigendum does not concern the search language used.
  • CELEX:32016R0791R(01): The corrigendum does not concern the search language used.
  • CELEX:32004R0852R(13): The corrigendum does not concern the search language used.
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