EU LEGAL TRENDS Telegram - published 8 October 2015






# COMMON TAX BASE

  • EU Commission seeks views ahead of a new proposal for a Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base (CCCTB)
  • Press conference on OECD/G20 Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Project
  • Next meeting of the Special Committee on Tax Rulings and Other Measures Similar in Nature or Effect

# MERGERS

  • Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of PartnerRe by Exor
  • Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of SoftwareONE by KKR
  • Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of joint control over Data 4 Group by Colony and AXA

# GENDER EQUALITY

  • Pay gap between men and women: MEPs call for binding measures to close it
  • EU Parliament: Text adopted - Equal opportunities and equal treatment of men and women in matters of employment and occupation - P8_TA-PROV(2015)0351 - Thursday, 8 October 2015 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • EU Parliament: Text adopted - Renewal of the EU Plan of action on Gender equality and Women's empowerment in development - P8_TA-PROV(2015)0350 - Thursday, 8 October 2015 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition
  • S&D: Big companies should face sanctions if they don't respect equal pay between men and women
  • GUE-NGL: Zaborska Report shows that Directive on gender equality at work needs to go from text to reality

# EPPO

  • EU Council: Proposal for a Regulation on the establishment of the European Public Prosecutor's Office - Articles 17- 23 St 12778 2015 Init

# BETTER REGULATION

  • Reforming the Brussels II Regulation, Better Regulation: public hearings

# CJEU

  • Election of the Presidents of the Chambers of five Judges of the Court of Justice
  • JURI committee debate and vote on the Statute of the Court of Justice - Committee on Legal Affairs

# EU REGISTERS

# ROADMAPS & ASSESSMENTS

  • Review of the Consumer Protection Cooperation (CPC) regulation – DG JUST - Legislative proposal (outside CWP) - Impact assessement planned : Yes

# CELEX - CASE LAW

  • CELEX:62014FJ0039: Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal - 8 October 2015#FT v AEMF#Case F-39/14
  • CELEX:62013FJ0106: Judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal - 8 October 2015#DD v FRA#Joined cases F-106/13, F-25/14
  • CELEX:62013TJ0358: Judgment of the Court of First Instance - 8 October 2015#Italy v Commission#Case T-358/13
  • CELEX:62013TJ0547: Judgment of the Court of First Instance - 8 October 2015#Rosian Express v OHIM (Forme d’une boîte de jeu)#Case T-547/13
  • CELEX:62015TN0448: Case T-448/15: Action brought on 6 August 2015 — EEB v Commission
  • CELEX:62015TN0441: Case T-441/15: Action brought on 31 July 2015 — European Dynamics Luxembourg and Others v European Medicines Agency
  • CELEX:62015TN0457: Case T-457/15: Action brought on 11 August 2015 — Fakro v OHIM — Saint Gobain Cristalería (climaVera)
  • CELEX:62015TN0456: Case T-456/15: Action brought on 10 August 2015 — Foodcare v OHIM — Michalczewski (T.G.R. ENERGY DRINK)
  • CELEX:62015CN0408: Case C-408/15 P: Appeal brought on 24 July 2015 by Ackermann Saatzucht GmbH & Co.KG, Böhm-Nordkartoffel Agrarproduktion GmbH & Co. OHG, Deutsche Saatveredelung AG, Ernst Benary, Samenzucht GmbH, Freiherr Von Moreau Saatzucht GmbH, Hybro Saatzucht GmbH & Co. KG, Klemm + Sohn GmbH & Co. KG, KWS Saat AG, Norddeutsche Pflanzenzucht Hans-Georg Lembke KG, Nordsaat Saatzuchts GmbH, Peter Franck-Oberaspach, P. H. Petersen Saatzucht Lundsgaard GmbH, Saatzucht Streng — Engelen GmbH & Co. KG, Saka Pflanzenzucht GmbH & Co. KG, Strube Research GmbH & Co. KG, Gartenbau und Spezialkulturen Westhoff GbR, W. von Borries-Eckendorf GmbH & Co. KG against the order of the General Court (Fifth Chamber) delivered on 18 May 2015 in Case T-559/14: Ackermann Saatzucht GmbH & Co. KG and others v European Parliament, Council of the European Union
  • CELEX:62015TN0426: Case T-426/15: Action brought on 29 July 2015 — Schräder v CPVO — Hansson (Seimora)
  • CELEX:62015TN0425: Case T-425/15: Action brought on 29 July 2015 — Schräder v CPVO — Hansson (Seimora)
  • CELEX:62015TN0423: Case T-423/15: Action brought on 28 July 2015 — U-R LAB/OHIM (THE DINING EXPERIENCE)
  • CELEX:62015TN0411: Case T-411/15: Action brought on 28 July 2015 — Gappol Marzena Porczyńska v OHIM — GAP (ITM) (GAPPoL)
  • CELEX:62015TN0475: Case T-475/15: Action brought on 12 August 2015 — L’Oréal v OHIm — LR Health & Beauty Systems (LR)
  • CELEX:62015TN0474: Case T-474/15: Action brought on 17 August 2015 — GGP Italy v Commission
  • CELEX:62015FN0116: Case F-116/15: Action brought on 17 August 2015 — ZZ v OHIM
  • CELEX:62015TN0458: Case T-458/15: Action brought on 10 August 2015 — Automobile Club di Brescia v OHIM — Rebel Media (e-miglia)
  • CELEX:62015FN0117: Case F-117/15: Action brought on 18 August 2015 — ZZ v F4E
  • CELEX:62015TN0461: Case T-461/15: Action brought on 10 August 2015 — Guccio Gucci v OHIM — Guess? IP Holder (Representation of interlaced signs)
  • CELEX:62015CN0320: Case C-320/15: Action brought on 26 June 2015 — European Commission v Hellenic Republic
  • CELEX:62015FN0109: Case F-109/15: Action brought on 28 July 2015 — ZZ v Parliament
  • CELEX:62015TN0436: Case T-436/15: Action brought on 4 August 2015 — Consorzio Vivaisti viticoli pugliesi and Negro v Commission
  • CELEX:62015TN0437: Case T-437/15: Action brought on 4 August 2015 — Eden Green Vivai Piante di Verdesca Giuseppe and Others v Commission
  • CELEX:62015CN0340: Case C-340/15: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Bundesfinanzgericht (Austria) lodged on 7 July 2015 — Christine Nigl and Others
  • CELEX:62015TN0354: Case T-354/15: Action brought on 2 July 2015 — Allergopharma v Commission
  • CELEX:62015TN0428: Case T-428/15: Action brought on 30 July 2015 — Schräder v CPVO — Hansson (SUMOST-02)
  • CELEX:62015TN0326: Case T-326/15: Action brought on 22 June 2015 — DIMA Verwaltungs v OHIM (Shape of a container)
  • CELEX:62015TN0383: Case T-383/15: Action brought on 14 July 2015 — DIMA Verwaltungs v OHIM (Shape of a container)
  • CELEX:62015TN0439: Case T-439/15: Action brought on 4 August 2015 — Amrita and Others v Commission
  • CELEX:62015TN0435: Case T-435/15: Action brought on 29 July 2015 — Kolachi Raj Industrial/Commission
  • CELEX:62015TN0422: Case T-422/15: Action brought on 28 July 2015 — U-R LAB/OHIM (THE DINING EXPERIENCE)
  • CELEX:62015TN0434: Case T-434/15: Action brought on 27 July 2015 — Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines a.o./Council
  • CELEX:62015CN0409: Case C-409/15 P: Appeal brought on 24 July 2015 by ABZ Aardbeien Uit Zaad Holding BV, Agriom BV, Agrisemen BV, Anthura BV, Barenbrug Holding BV, De Bolster BV, Evanthia BV, Gebr. Vletter & Den Haan VOF, Hilverda Kooij BV, Holland-Select BV, Könst Breeding BV, Koninklijke Van Zanten BV, Kweek- en Researchbedrijf Agirco BV, Kwekerij de Wester-Bouwing BV, Limgroup BV, Ontwikkelingsmaatschappij Het Idee BV against the order of the General Court (Fifth Chamber) delivered on 18 May 2015 in Case T-560/14: ABZ Aardbeien Uit Zaad Holding BV and others v European Parliament, Council of the European Union
  • CELEX:62015CN0365: Case C-365/15: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Finanzgericht Düsseldorf (Germany) lodged on 14 July 2015 — Wortmann KG Internationale Schuhproduktionen v Hauptzollamt Bielefeld
  • CELEX:62015FN0110: Case F-110/15: Action brought on 29 July 2015 — ZZ v Commission
  • CELEX:62015TN0392: Case T-392/15: Action brought on 17 July 2015 — European Dynamics Luxembourg and Others v European Railway Agency
  • CELEX:62015TN0352: Case T-352/15: Action brought on 29 June 2015 — DEI v Commission
  • CELEX:62015TB0106: Case T-106/15: Order of the General Court of 16 July 2015 — Opko Ireland Global Holdings v OHIM — Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (ALPHAREN) (Community trade mark — Opposition proceedings — Revocation of the contested decision by OHIM — No need to adjudicate)
  • CELEX:62015TN0473: Case T-473/15: Action brought on 14 August 2015 — Capella v OHIM — Abus (APUS)

# EU OFFICIAL JOURNAL C

  • OJ:JOC_2015_332_R_0010: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 1236/2010 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down a scheme of control and enforcement applicable in the area covered by the Convention on future multilateral cooperation in the North-East Atlantic fisheries (COM(2015) 121 final — 2015/0063 COD)
  • OJ:JOC_2015_332_R_0009: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 1007/2009 on trade in seal products (COM(2015) 45 final — 2015/0028 (COD))
  • OJ:JOC_2015_332_R_0008: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the proposal for a Council Decision on guidelines for the employment policies of the Member States (COM(2015) 098 final — 2015/0051 (NLE))
  • OJ:JOC_2015_332_R_0007: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the Proposal for a Council Directive amending Directive 2011/16/EU as regards mandatory automatic exchange of information in the field of taxation [COM(2015) 135 final — 2015/0068 (CNS)] and the Proposal for a Council Directive repealing Council Directive 2003/48/EC [COM(2015) 129 final — 2015/0065 (CNS)]
  • OJ:JOC_2015_331_R_0009: Publication of an application pursuant to Article 50(2)(a) of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs
  • OJ:JOC_2015_331_R_0008: Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.7706 — Kinnevik/Qliro Group) — Candidate case for simplified procedure (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOC_2015_332_R_0006: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on investor protection and investor to state dispute settlement in EU trade and investment agreements with third countries
  • OJ:JOC_2015_331_R_0007: Publication of a list of measures considered by the Commission as existing aid, within the meaning of Article 108(1) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, upon accession of Croatia to the European Union (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOC_2015_332_R_0005: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on ‘Living tomorrow. 3D printing — a tool to empower the European economy’ (own-initiative opinion)
  • OJ:JOC_2015_332_R_0004: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on ‘An EU Industrial Policy for the Food and Drinks Sector’
  • OJ:JOC_2015_331_R_0006: State aid — Decision to raise no objections
  • OJ:JOC_2015_331_R_0005: Communication from the Minister for Economic Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands 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_2015_332_R_0003: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on Fostering creativity, entrepreneurship and mobility in education and training (own-initiative opinion)
  • OJ:JOC_2015_332_R_0002: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on Completing EMU: The political pillar (own-initiative opinion)
  • OJ:JOC_2015_331_R_0004: Commission notice pursuant to Article 16(4) of Regulation (EC) No 1008/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on common rules for the operation of air services in the Community — Invitations to tender in respect of the operation of scheduled air services in accordance with public service obligations (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOC_2015_331_R_0003: Euro exchange rates
  • OJ:JOC_2015_332_R_0001: Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on long-term social care and deinstitutionalisation (exploratory opinion)
  • OJ:JOC_2015_331_R_0002: Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.7755 — Mahindra/MHI/MAM) (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOC_2015_331_R_0001: Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.7705 — Benson Elliot/Walton Street/Starwood/Hotel Portfolio) (Text with EEA relevance)

# EU OFFICIAL JOURNAL L

  • OJ:JOL_2015_263_R_0015: Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 249/2014 of 13 November 2014 amending Protocol 31 to the EEA Agreement, on cooperation in specific fields outside the four freedoms [2015/1808]
  • OJ:JOL_2015_263_R_0017: Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 251/2014 of 13 November 2014 amending Protocol 31 to the EEA Agreement, on cooperation in specific fields outside the four freedoms [2015/1810]
  • OJ:JOL_2015_263_R_0019: Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 253/2014 of 13 November 2014 amending Protocol 31 to the EEA Agreement, on cooperation in specific fields outside the four freedoms [2015/1812]
  • OJ:JOL_2015_263_R_0020: EFTA Surveillance Authority Decision No 30/15/COL of 27 January 2015 to grant three derogations requested by the Principality of Liechtenstein in relation to Article 30, Article 36(2) and Point 1.1.3.6.3 lit. b of Annex 5 of the Liechtenstein Ordinance of 3 March 1998 on the transport of dangerous good by road (Verordnung über den Transport gefährlicher Güter auf der Strasse — VTGGS), based on Article 6(2)(a) of the Act referred to at point 13c in Chapter I of Annex XIII to the Agreement of the European Economic Area (Directive 2008/68/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 September 2008 on the inland transport of dangerous goods) [2015/1813]
  • OJ:JOL_2015_263_R_0022: This document does not exist in your search language.
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  • OJ:JOL_2015_263_R_0018: Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 252/2014 of 13 November 2014 amending Protocol 31 to the EEA Agreement, on cooperation in specific fields outside the four freedoms [2015/1811]
  • OJ:JOL_2015_263_R_0016: Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 250/2014 of 13 November 2014 amending Protocol 31 to the EEA Agreement, on cooperation in specific fields outside the four freedoms [2015/1809]
  • OJ:JOL_2015_263_R_0014: Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 248/2014 of 13 November 2014 amending Protocol 31 to the EEA Agreement, on cooperation in specific fields outside the four freedoms [2015/1807]
  • OJ:JOL_2015_263_R_0013: Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 247/2014 of 13 November 2014 amending Protocol 31 to the EEA Agreement, on cooperation in specific fields outside the four freedoms [2015/1806]
  • OJ:JOL_2015_263_R_0012: Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 246/2014 of 13 November 2014 amending Annex XXI (Statistics) to the EEA Agreement [2015/1805]
  • OJ:JOL_2015_263_R_0011: Decision of the EEA Joint Committee No 245/2014 of 13 November 2014 amending Annex XXI (Statistics) to the EEA Agreement [2015/1804]
  • OJ:JOL_2015_263_R_0010: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1803 of 7 October 2015 fixing an acceptance percentage for the issuing of export licences, rejecting export-licence applications and suspending the lodging of export-licence applications for out-of-quota sugar
  • OJ:JOL_2015_263_R_0009: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1802 of 7 October 2015 establishing the standard import values for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables
  • OJ:JOL_2015_263_R_0008: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1801 of 7 October 2015 operating deductions from fishing quotas available for certain stocks in 2015 on account of overfishing in the previous years
  • OJ:JOL_2015_263_R_0007: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1800 of 6 October 2015 concerning the classification of certain goods in the Combined Nomenclature
  • OJ:JOL_2015_263_R_0006: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1799 of 5 October 2015 concerning the classification of certain goods in the Combined Nomenclature
  • OJ:JOL_2015_263_R_0005: Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/1798 of 2 July 2015 correcting Delegated Regulation (EU) No 625/2014 supplementing Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council by way of regulatory technical standards specifying the requirements for investor, sponsor, original lenders and originator institutions relating to exposures to transferred credit risk (Text with EEA relevance)
  • OJ:JOL_2015_263_R_0004: Council Regulation (EU) 2015/1797 of 7 October 2015 amending Regulation (EU) No 833/2014 concerning restrictive measures in view of Russia's actions destabilising the situation in Ukraine
  • OJ:JOL_2015_263_R_0003: Council Decision (EU) 2015/1796 of 1 October 2015 on the conclusion of the Agreement for scientific and technological cooperation between the European Union and European Atomic Energy Community and the Swiss Confederation associating the Swiss Confederation to Horizon 2020 — the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation and the Research and Training Programme of the European Atomic Energy Community complementing Horizon 2020, and regulating the Swiss Confederation's participation in the ITER activities carried out by Fusion for Energy
  • OJ:JOL_2015_263_R_0002: Council Decision (EU) 2015/1795 of 1 October 2015 on the conclusion of the Agreement for scientific and technological cooperation between the European Union and the Faroe Islands associating the Faroe Islands to Horizon 2020 — the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020)
  • OJ:JOL_2015_263_R_0001: Directive (EU) 2015/1794 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 October 2015 amending Directives 2008/94/EC, 2009/38/EC and 2002/14/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, and Council Directives 98/59/EC and 2001/23/EC, as regards seafarers (Text with EEA relevance)

# EU PARLIAMENT

  • EU Fact Sheets - The First Treaties
  • EU Fact Sheets - Developments up to the Single European Act
  • EU Fact Sheets - The Maastricht and Amsterdam Treaties
  • EU Fact Sheets - The Treaty of Nice and the Convention on the Future of Europe
  • Publications - EIGE - European Institute for Gender Equality - Committee on Budgetary Control
  • Amendments 1 - 69 - Transparency, accountability and integrity in the EU institutions - PE 569.479v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • JURI Mission to OHIM/Alicante - 23-09-2015 - Committee on Legal Affairs
  • Answer - EU objections against General Electric - E-010494/2015

# EU COUNCIL

  • Proposal for a Council Decision on the signing, on behalf of the European Union, of the Council of Europe Convention on the manipulation of sports competitions with regard to matters not related to the definition of criminal offences St 12571 2015 Init
  • Proposal for a Council Decision on the signing, on behalf of the European Union, of the Council of Europe Convention on the manipulation of sports competitions with regard to matters related to the definition of criminal offences St 12572 2015 Init
  • JHA Counsellors meeting on Information Exchange and Data Protection (DAPIX) Mixed Committee (EU - Iceland/Liechtenstein/Norway/Switzerland) Cm 4078 2015 Rev 1
  • 3415th meeting of the COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (Justice and Home Affairs) St 12631 2015 Init
  • 3415th meeting of the COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (Justice and Home Affairs) St 12632 2015 Init
  • 3415th meeting of the COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (Justice and Home Affairs) St 12633 2015 Init
  • Joined Cases before the Court of Justice of the European Union - Cases C-376/15 P and C-377/15 P - Appeal brought by Changshu City Standard Parts Factory and Ningbo Jinding Fastener Co. Ltd against the judgment of the General Court of 29 April 2014 in Joined Cases T-558/12 and T-559/12 St 12795 2015 Init


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