EU LEGAL TRENDS Telegram - published 27 August 2015


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  • Bundeskartellamt: Unlawful restriction of online sales of ASICS running shoes


  • Mergers: Commission clears joint venture by Mahindra World City Developers and Sumitomo
  • Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of Valida by Raiffeisen Zentralbank


  • CELEX:62013TO0019(01): Order of the General Court (Sixth Chamber) of 29 June 2015. # Frank Bold Society v European Commission. # Environment - Directive 2003/87/EC - Scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading - Decision granting the Czech Republic an option for transitional free allocation for the modernisation of electricity generation - Request for internal review of that decision - Lack of measure of individual scope - Commission decision declaring the request for a review inadmissible - Action in part manifestly inadmissible and in part manifestly lacking any foundation in law. # Case T-19/13.


  • OJ:JOC_2015_282_R_0001: Euro exchange rates
  • OJ:JOC_2015_282_R_0002: State aid — Decision to raise no objections
  • OJ:JOC_2015_282_R_0003: No state aid within the meaning of Article 61(1) of the EEA Agreement
  • OJ:JOC_2015_282_R_0004: No state aid within the meaning of Article 61(1) of the EEA Agreement
  • OJ:JOC_2015_282_R_0005: EFTA Surveillance Authority notice on state aid recovery interest rates and reference/discount rates for the EFTA States applicable as from 1 April 2015 — Published in accordance with the rules on reference and discount rates set out in Part VII of the Authority’s State Aid Guidelines and Article 10 of the Authority’s Decision No 195/04/COL of 14 July 2004 (OJ L 139, 25.5.2006, p. 37 and EEA Supplement No 26/2006, 25.5.2006, p. 1)
  • OJ:JOC_2015_282_R_0006: Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.7717 — Equistone Partners Europe/TriStyle Mode) — Candidate case for simplified procedure (Text with EEA relevance)


  • OJ:JOL_2015_224_R_0001: Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/1428 of 25 August 2015 amending Commission Regulation (EC) No 244/2009 with regard to ecodesign requirements for non-directional household lamps and Commission Regulation (EC) No 245/2009 with regard to ecodesign requirements for fluorescent lamps without integrated ballast, for high intensity discharge lamps, and for ballasts and luminaires able to operate such lamps and repealing Directive 2000/55/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Commission Regulation (EU) No 1194/2012 with regard to ecodesign requirements for directional lamps, light emitting diode lamps and related equipment (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOL_2015_224_R_0002: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1429 of 26 August 2015 imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of stainless steel cold-rolled flat products originating in the People's Republic of China and Taiwan
  • OJ:JOL_2015_224_R_0003: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1430 of 26 August 2015 entering a name in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications (Jambon de Lacaune (PGI))
  • OJ:JOL_2015_224_R_0004: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1431 of 26 August 2015 establishing the standard import values for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables
  • OJ:JOL_2015_224_R_0005: Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2015/1432 of 25 August 2015 amending the Annex to Implementing Decision 2014/709/EU concerning animal health control measures relating to African swine fever in certain Member States, as regards the entries for Estonia and Lithuania (notified under document C(2015) 6031) (Text with EEA relevance)


  • DÉCISION DE LA COMMISSION portant approbation de pouvoirs dans des affaires contentieuses devant la Cour de justice, le Tribunal et le Tribunal de la Fonction Publique


  • Motion for a resolution on tightening scrutiny of public contractors in the EU - B8-2015-0802
  • Answer - Aid to the PSA group - E-009784/2015
  • Answer - Respect of intellectual property rights - E-009766/2015
  • Answer - Bail-out and preferential share - E-008600/2015
  • Answer - Politicisation of EU competition law - E-008687/2015
  • Answer - Land owners feel wronged - E-009170/2015
  • Answer - Social and fiscal dumping in the lifting industry - E-008738/2015
  • Answer - Croatian war crime suspects and EU accession - E-007651/2015
  • Answer - Romania, low-end in terms of salaries and mid-range in terms of employer taxes in the EU - E-007697/2015
  • Answer - Subcontracting - E-007899/2015
  • Answer - Political espionage at the Commission - E-008008/2015


  • Draft Agenda – Meeting of the International Criminal Court Sub-area of the Public International Law Working Group (COJUR ICC  - Cm 3555 2015 Init


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