EU LEGAL Telegram - published 22 February 2016




# JHC

  • Background Brief on the Justice and Home Affairs Council on 25 February in Brussels

# UK SETTLEMENT

  • Brexit: EP committee debate on EU Council outcome
  • ECR leader Kamall: now the British people must decide
  • EU-Abgeordneter Starbatty (ECR/ALFA): Die Briten werden sich nicht täuschen lassen
  • Pittella:  A decent compromise. Now Cameron should do his utmost to win the referendum
  • S&D Malta: Malta should analyse the implications of the UK/EU deal
  • ALDE: UK -EU deal welcome - Treaty change now needed to formalise deal
  • Die Grünen / EFA: David Cameron muss für den Verbleib Großbritanniens in der EU werben

# TAX EVASION

  • Fighting tax evasion: The European Union and the Principality of Monaco initial new tax transparency agreement
  • Updated: EU Commission Open Consultations: Improving double taxation dispute resolution mechanisms

# MERGERS

  • Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of CBA and Sella Life by HDI
  • Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of Norske Skog by Blackstone

# MINIMUM WAGES

  • Statutory minimum wage varies greatly across EU / Eurofound News, February 2016

# REGULATION OF PROFESSIONS

  • MEP Kuneva: Regulating domestic workers will reduce trafficking and abuse

# VICTIMS' RIGHTS

  • Statement of EU Commissioner Jourová on the European Day for victims of crime, 22 February
  • FRA: More needs to be done to support victims of crime

# GENDER EQUALITY

  • Serbia - the first EU candidate country to produce a Gender Equality Index
  • EIGE looks into the economic impacts of gender equality
  • EIGE’s new study focuses on poverty in Europe

# EU OMBUDSMAN

  • EU Ombudsman tells Commission to report back on pesticides authorisation
  • Upcoming meetings of the EU Ombudsman
  • Keynote at Ireland's leading international affairs think tank (21/03/2016)
  • Summit of Eastern Partnership Ombudsmen (16/03/2016)
  • Debate on Tobacco Control (02/03/2016)
  • European Climate Foundation (15/03/2016)
  • Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Group in the European Parliament (09/03/2016)
  • Council of the European Union Working Party on Staff Regulations (02/03/2016)
  • Meeting with European Commissioner Malmström (29/02/2016)
  • European Citizen Action Service (29/02/2016)
  • United Kingdom Parliament's European Scrutiny Committee (01/03/2016)
  • Dinner (01/03/2016)

# EU REGISTERS

# EU CASE LAW

  • CELEX:62015TN0731: Case T-731/15: Action brought on 12 December 2015 — Klyuyev v Council
  • CELEX:62015TN0761: Case T-761/15: Action brought on 23 December 2015 — Sogepa v Commission
  • CELEX:62015CA0058: Case C-58/15: Judgment of the Court (Sixth Chamber) of 23 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Bayerischer Verwaltungsgerichtshof — Germany) — Firma Theodor Pfister v Landkreis Main-Spessart (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Agriculture — Health inspections — Official feed and food controls — Financing of controls — Inspection costs relating to slaughter — Regulation (EC) No 882/2004 — Directive 85/73/EEC — Possibility of levying fees covering the actual cost of inspection, exceeding the fees set by that directive)
  • CELEX:62014CA0025: Joined Cases C-25/14 and C-26/14: Judgment of the Court (Fifth Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (requests for a preliminary ruling from the Conseil d’État — France) — Union des syndicats de l’immobilier (UNIS) v Ministre du Travail, de l’Emploi et de la Formation professionnelle et du Dialogue social, Syndicat national des résidences de tourisme (SNRT) and Others (C-25/14), Beaudout Père et Fils SARL v Ministre du Travail, de l’Emploi et de la Formation professionnelle et du Dialogue social, Confédération nationale de la boulangerie et boulangerie-pâtisserie française, Fédération générale agro-alimentaire — CFDT and Others (C-26/14) (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Article 56 TFEU — Freedom to provide services — Principles of equality and of non-discrimination — Obligation of transparency — Scope of that obligation — National collective agreements — Social protection scheme supplemental to the general scheme — Appointment by the social partners of an insurer…
  • CELEX:62015TB0357: Case T-357/15 P: Order of the General Court of 17 December 2015 — Garcia Minguez v Commission (Appeal — Civil Service — Recruitment — Commission internal competition open to the institution’s temporary staff — Non-admission to a member of the temporary staff of an executive agency — Article 29(1)(b) of the Staff Regulations — Equal treatment — Appeal manifestly devoid of any basis in law)
  • CELEX:62015TN0733: Case T-733/15: Action brought on 16 December 2015 — Portuguese Republic v Commission
  • CELEX:62015TN0764: Case T-764/15: Action brought on 29 December 2015 — Deutsche Lufthansa v Commission
  • CELEX:62014TB0379: Case T-379/14: Order of the General Court of 17 December 2015 — Universal Music v OHIM — Yello Strom (Yellow Lounge) (Community trade mark — Opposition proceedings — Withdrawal of the opposition — No need to adjudicate)
  • CELEX:62014CA0402: Case C-402/14: Judgment of the Court (Third Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Dioikitiko Efeteio Athinon — Greece) — Viamar — Elliniki Aftokiniton kai Genikon Epicheiriseon AE v Elliniko Dimosio (References for a preliminary ruling — Free movement of goods — Tax provisions — Internal taxation — Customs duties of a fiscal nature — Charges having equivalent effect — Formalities connected with the crossing of frontiers — Article 30 TFEU — Article 110 TFEU — Directive 92/12/EEC — Article 3(3) — Directive 2008/118/EC — Article 1(3) — Not implemented in domestic law — Direct effect — Levying of a tax on motor vehicles at the time of their import into the territory of a Member State — Tax linked to registration and potential putting into circulation of the vehicle — Refusal to refund the tax where the vehicle is not registered)
  • CELEX:62014CA0293: Case C-293/14: Judgment of the Court (First Chamber) of 23 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Oberster Gerichtshof — Austria) — Gebhart Hiebler v Walter Schlagbauer (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Directive 2006/123/EC — Scope ratione materiae — Activities which are connected with the exercise of official authority — The trade of chimney sweep — Fire safety regulation tasks — Territorial restriction of the licence to trade — Service of general economic interest — Necessity — Proportionality)
  • CELEX:62014CA0157: Case C-157/14: Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Conseil d’État — France) — Neptune Distribution SNC v Ministre de l’Économie et des Finances (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 — Directive 2009/54/EC — Articles 11(1) and 16 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union — Consumer protection — Nutrition and health claims — Natural mineral waters — Sodium/salt content — Calculation — Sodium chloride (table salt) or total amount of sodium — Freedom of expression and information — Freedom to conduct a business)
  • CELEX:62014CA0180: Case C-180/14: Judgment of the Court (Ninth Chamber) of 23 December 2015 — European Commission v Hellenic Republic (Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations — Directive 2003/88/EC — Organisation of working time — Daily rest — Weekly rest — Maximum weekly working time)
  • CELEX:62015FN0149: Case F-149/15: Action brought on 21 December 2015 — ZZ v Commission
  • CELEX:62014CA0595: Case C-595/14: Judgment of the Court (Third Chamber) of 23 December 2015 — European Parliament v Council of the European Union (Actions for annulment — Replacement of the contested decision in the course of the proceedings — Purpose of the action — Police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters — New psychoactive substance subjected to control measures — Legal framework applicable after the entry into force of the Treaty of Lisbon — Transitional provisions — Consultation of the European Parliament)
  • CELEX:62015TN0724: Case T-724/15: Action brought on 4 December 2015 — Verband der Bayerischen Privaten Milchwirtschaft v Commission
  • CELEX:62015TN0627: Case T-627/15: Action brought on 11 November 2015 — Frame v OHIM – Bianca-Moden (BIANCALUNA)
  • CELEX:62015TN0725: Case T-725/15: Action brought on 11 December 2015 — Chemtura Netherlands/EFSA
  • CELEX:62015FB0108: Case F-108/15: Order of the Civil Service Tribunal of 12 January 2016 — Vermoesen and Herkens v Commission
  • CELEX:62013CA0517: Case C-517/13: Judgment of the Court (Third Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunal de première instance de Namur — Belgium) — Proximus SA, formerly Belgacom SA, continuing the proceedings brought by Belgacom Mobile SA v Province of Namur (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Electronic communications networks and services — Directive 97/13/EC — Articles 4 and 11 — Directive 2002/20/EC — Article 6 — Conditions which may be attached to the general authorisation and to the rights of use for radio frequencies and numbers, and specific obligations — Article 13 — Fee for the rights to install facilities — Scope — Provincial legislation — Charge on mobile telephony network transmission and reception pylons and/or units)
  • CELEX:62014CA0342: Case C-342/14: Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Bundesfinanzhof — Germany) — X-Steuerberatungsgesellschaft v Finanzamt Hannover-Nord (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Recognition of professional qualifications — Directive 2005/36/EC — Article 5 — Freedom to provide services — Directive 2006/123/EC — Articles 16 and 17(6) — Article 56 TFEU — Tax consultancy company established in a Member State and providing services in another Member State — Legislation of a Member State requiring the registration and recognition of tax consultancy companies)
  • CELEX:62015CN0352: Case C-352/15 P: Appeal brought on 12 May 2015 by Edward Guja against the order of the General Court (Second Chamber) made on 14 April 2015 in Case T-823/14 Guja v Poland
  • CELEX:62015CN0632: Case C-632/15: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Înalta Curte de Casație și Justiție (Romania) lodged on 30 November 2015 — Costin Popescu v Guvernul României, Ministerul Afacerilor Interne, Direcția Regim Permise de Conducere și Înmatriculare a Vehiculelor, Direcția Rutieră, Serviciul Public Comunitar Regim Permise de Conducere si Inmatriculare a Vehiculelor
  • CELEX:62015TN0751: Case T-751/15: Action brought on 21 December 2015 — Contact Software v Commission
  • CELEX:62015TN0721: Case T-721/15: Action brought on 9 December 2015 — BASF v OHIM — Evonik Industries (DINCH)
  • CELEX:62015CN0642: Case C-642/15 P: Appeal brought on 2 December 2015 by Toni Klement against the judgment of the General Court (Third Chamber) of 24 September 2015 in Case T-211/14 Toni Klement v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs)
  • CELEX:62015TN0741: Case T-741/15: Action brought on 18 December 2015 — British Aggregates e.a. v Commission
  • CELEX:62015CN0614: Case C-614/15: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Curtea de Apel Craiova (Romania) lodged on 20 November 2015 — Rodica Popescu v Direcția Sanitar Veterinară și pentru Siguranța Alimentelor Gorj
  • CELEX:62015FN0147: Case F-147/15: Action brought on 17 December 2015 — ZZ v Parliament
  • CELEX:62015TN0758: Case T-758/15: Action brought on 22 December 2015 — EDF Toruń v European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
  • CELEX:62014CA0300: Case C-300/14: Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Hof van beroep te Antwerpen — Belgium) — Imtech Marine Belgium NV v Radio Hellenic SA (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Judicial cooperation in civil matters — Regulation (EC) No 805/2004 — European Enforcement Order for uncontested claims — Conditions for certification — Rights of the debtor — Review of the judgment)
  • CELEX:62015FN0146: Case F-146/15: Action brought on 27 November 2015 — ZZ v Parliament
  • CELEX:62014CA0605: Case C-605/14: Judgment of the Court (Seventh Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Korkein oikeus — Finland) — Virpi Komu, Hanna Ruotsalainen, Ritva Komu v Pekka Komu, Jelena Komu (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 — Scope — Exclusive jurisdiction — Article 22(1) — Proceedings concerning rights in rem in immovable property — Concept — Action to terminate, by way of sale, the co-ownership in undivided shares of immovable property)
  • CELEX:62014CA0297: Case C-297/14: Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 23 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Bundesgerichtshof — Germany) — Rüdiger Hobohm v Benedikt Kampik Ltd & Co. KG, Benedikt Aloysius Kampik, Mar Mediterraneo Werbe- und Vertriebsgesellschaft für Immobilien SL (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Judicial cooperation in civil and commercial matters — Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 — Jurisdiction in respect of consumer contracts — Articles 15(1)(c) and 16(1) — Meaning of a commercial or professional activity ‘directed to’ the Member State of the consumer’s domicile — Transaction-management contract designed to achieve the economic objective pursued by means of a brokerage contract concluded beforehand in the course of a commercial or professional activity ‘directed to’ the Member State of the consumer’s domicile — Close link)
  • CELEX:62015TN0765: Case T-765/15: Action brought on 30 December 2015 — BelTechExport/Council
  • CELEX:62014CA0250: Joined Cases C-250/14 and C-289/14: Judgment of the Court (First Chamber) of 23 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Conseil d’État — France) — Air France-KLM, formerly Air France (C-250/14), Hop!-Brit Air SAS, formerly Brit Air (C-289/14) v Ministère des Finances et des Comptes publics (VAT — Chargeable event and chargeability — Air transport — Ticket purchased but not used — Provision of the transport service — Issue of the ticket — Time of payment of the tax)
  • CELEX:62014CA0388: Case C-388/14: Judgment of the Court (Third Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Finanzgericht Köln — Germany) — Timac Agro Deutschland GmbH v Finanzamt Sankt Augustin (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Tax legislation — Corporation tax — Freedom of establishment — Non-resident permanent establishment — Avoidance of double taxation by exemption of the income of the non-resident permanent establishment — Taking account of losses incurred by that permanent establishment — Reincorporation of the losses deducted previously in the event that the non-resident establishment is transferred — Definitive losses)
  • CELEX:62014CA0407: Case C-407/14: Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Juzgado de lo Social No 1 de Córdoba — Spain) — María Auxiliadora Arjona Camacho v Securitas Seguridad España SA (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Social policy — Directive 2006/54/EC — Equal treatment of men and women in matters of employment and occupation — Discriminatory dismissal — Article 18 — Compensation or reparation for the loss and damage actually sustained — Deterrent effect — Article 25 — Penalties — Punitive damages)
  • CELEX:62014CA0333: Case C-333/14: Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 23 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Court of Session (Scotland) — United Kingdom) — Scotch Whisky Association and Others v Lord Advocate, Advocate General for Scotland (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Common organisation of the markets in agricultural products — Regulation (EU) No 1308/2013 — Free movement of goods — Article 34 TFEU — Quantitative restrictions — Measures having equivalent effect — Minimum price of alcoholic drinks calculated according to the alcoholic strength of the product — Justification — Article 36 TFEU — Protection of human life and health — Assessment by the national court)
  • CELEX:62015FN0143: Case F-143/15: Action brought on 19 November 2015 — ZZ v Parliament
  • CELEX:62014TB0534: Case T-534/14: Order of the General Court of 17 December 2015 — Murnauer Markenvertrieb v OHIM — Bach Flower Remedies (MURNAUERS Bachblüten) (Community trade mark — Opposition proceedings — Withdrawal of the opposition — No need to adjudicate)
  • CELEX:62015CN0668: Case C-668/15: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Vestre Landsret (Denmark) lodged on 14 December 2015 — Jyske Finans A/S v Ligebehandlingsnævnet, acting on behalf of Ismar Huskic
  • CELEX:62014CB0580: Case C-580/14: Order of the Court (Sixth Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Verwaltungsgericht Berlin — Germany) — Sandra Bitter, acting as insolvency administrator of Ziegelwerk Höxter GmbH v Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Directive 2003/87/EC — Scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowances trading — Excess emissions penalty — Proportionality)
  • CELEX:62015TN0734: Case T-734/15 P: Appeal brought on 17 December 2015 by the European Commission against the judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal of 6 October 2015 in Case F-119/14, FE v Commission
  • CELEX:62012TA0512: Case T-512/12: Judgment of the General Court of 10 December 2015 — Front Polisario v Council (External relations — Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters between the European Union and Morocco — Reciprocal liberalisation of agricultural products, processed agricultural products, fish and fishery products — Application of the Agreement to the territory of Western Sahara — Front Polisario — Action for annulment — Capacity to bring proceedings — Direct and individual concern — Admissibility — Compliance with international law — Obligation to state reasons — Rights of the defence)
  • CELEX:62015CN0687: Case C-687/15: Action brought on 17 December 2015 — European Commission v Council of the European Union
  • CELEX:62014CA0371: Case C-371/14: Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Finanzgericht Hamburg — Germany) — APEX GmbH Internationale Spedition v Hauptzollamt Hamburg-Stadt (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Commercial policy — Dumping — Gas-fuelled, non-refillable pocket flint lighters — Regulation (EC) No 1225/2009 — Article 11(2) — Expiry — Article 13 — Circumvention — Implementing Regulation (EU) No 260/2013 — Validity — Extension of an anti-dumping duty at a date on which the regulation which imposed it is no longer in force — Change in the pattern of trade)
  • CELEX:62014CA0419: Case C-419/14: Judgment of the Court (Third Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Fővárosi Közigazgatási és Munkaügyi bíróság — Hungary) — WebMindLicenses Kft v Nemzeti Adó- és Vámhivatal Kiemelt Adó- és Vám Főigazgatóság (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Value added tax — Directive 2006/112/EC — Articles 2, 24, 43, 250 and 273 — Place of supply of electronically supplied services — Artificial fixing of that place by means of an arrangement not reflecting economic reality — Abuse of rights — Regulation (EU) No 904/2010 — Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union — Articles 7, 8, 41, 47, 48, 51(1) and 52(1) and (3) — Rights of the defence — Right to be heard — Use by the tax authorities of evidence obtained without the taxable person’s knowledge in the context of a parallel criminal procedure that has not been concluded — Interception of telecommunications and seizure of emails)
  • CELEX:62014TB0850: Case T-850/14: Order of the General Court of 18 December 2015 — CompuGroup Medical v OHIM — Schatteiner (SAM) (Action for annulment — Community trade mark — Time-limit for bringing an action — Notification of the decision of the Board of Appeal to the electronic account at OHIM of the applicant’s representative — Out of time — No force majeure or unforeseeable circumstances — Manifest inadmissibility)
  • CELEX:62015TN0735: Case T-735/15: Action brought on 18 December 2015 — The Art Company B & S/OHMI — Manifatture Daddato et Laurora (SHOP ART)
  • CELEX:62014CA0330: Case C-330/14: Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Gyulai Közigazgatási és Munkaügyi Bíróság — Hungary) — Gergely Szemerey v Miniszterelnökséget vezető miniszter, successor in law to Mezőgazdasági és Vidékfejlesztési Hivatal Központi Szerve (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Common agricultural policy — Rural development support measures — Agri-environmental payments — Regulation (EC) No 1122/2009 — Articles 23 and 58 — Regulation (EC) No 1698/2005 — Regulation (EC) No 1975/2006 — Aid in respect of the cultivation of a rare plant species — Application for payment — Contents — Certificate requirement — Penalties for non-presentation)
  • CELEX:62015TN0702: Case T-702/15: Action brought on 3 December 2015 — BikeWorld v Commission
  • CELEX:62015TN0749: Case T-749/15: Action brought on 21 December 2015 — Nausicaa Anadyomène and Banque d'Escompte v ECB
  • CELEX:62015TN0752: Case T-752/15: Action brought on 22 December 2015 — European Dynamics Luxembourg and Evropaïki Dynamiki v Commission
  • CELEX:62015TN0757: Case T-757/15: Action brought on 22 December 2015 — Facebook v OHIM — Brand IP Licensing (lovebook)
  • CELEX:62013CA0454: Case C-454/13: Judgment of the Court (Third Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunal de première instance francophone de Bruxelles — Belgium) — Proximus SA, formerly Belgacom SA v Commune d’Etterbeek (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Electronic communications networks and services — Directive 2002/20/EC — Articles 12 and 13 — Administrative charges — Fee for rights to install facilities — Scope — Municipal legislation — Charge on mobile telephony antennae)
  • CELEX:62014CA0239: Case C-239/14: Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunal du travail de Liège — Belgium) — Abdoulaye Amadou Tall v Centre public d’action sociale de Huy (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Area of freedom, security and justice — Directive 2005/85/EC — Minimum standards on procedures in Member States for granting and withdrawing refugee status — Article 39 — Right to an effective remedy — Multiple asylum claims — Non-suspensory effect of an appeal against a decision of the competent national authority not to further examine a subsequent application for asylum — Social protection — Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union — Article 19(2) — Article 47)
  • CELEX:62014CA0132: Joined Cases C-132/14 to C-136/14: Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 15 December 2015 — European Parliament v Council of the European Union (Actions for annulment — Regulation (EU) No 1385/2013 — Directive 2013/62/EU — Directive 2013/64/EU — Legal basis — Article 349 TFEU — Outermost regions of the European Union — Amendment of the status of Mayotte with regard to the European Union)
  • CELEX:62015CN0357: Case C-357/15: Action brought on 10 July 2015 — European Commission v Republic of Slovenia
  • CELEX:62015CN0631: Case C-631/15: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Juzgado Contencioso-Administrativo de Oviedo (Spain) lodged on 27 November 2015 — Carlos Álvarez Santirso v Consejería de Educación, Cultura y Deporte del Principado de Asturias
  • CELEX:62015TN0704: Case T-704/15: Action brought on 28 November 2015 — Micula e.a. v Commission

# EU OFFICIAL JOURNAL C

  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0023: Case C-58/15: Judgment of the Court (Sixth Chamber) of 23 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Bayerischer Verwaltungsgerichtshof — Germany) — Firma Theodor Pfister v Landkreis Main-Spessart (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Agriculture — Health inspections — Official feed and food controls — Financing of controls — Inspection costs relating to slaughter — Regulation (EC) No 882/2004 — Directive 85/73/EEC — Possibility of levying fees covering the actual cost of inspection, exceeding the fees set by that directive)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0024: Case C-580/14: Order of the Court (Sixth Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Verwaltungsgericht Berlin — Germany) — Sandra Bitter, acting as insolvency administrator of Ziegelwerk Höxter GmbH v Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Directive 2003/87/EC — Scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowances trading — Excess emissions penalty — Proportionality)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0022: Case C-605/14: Judgment of the Court (Seventh Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Korkein oikeus — Finland) — Virpi Komu, Hanna Ruotsalainen, Ritva Komu v Pekka Komu, Jelena Komu (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 — Scope — Exclusive jurisdiction — Article 22(1) — Proceedings concerning rights in rem in immovable property — Concept — Action to terminate, by way of sale, the co-ownership in undivided shares of immovable property)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0021: Case C-595/14: Judgment of the Court (Third Chamber) of 23 December 2015 — European Parliament v Council of the European Union (Actions for annulment — Replacement of the contested decision in the course of the proceedings — Purpose of the action — Police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters — New psychoactive substance subjected to control measures — Legal framework applicable after the entry into force of the Treaty of Lisbon — Transitional provisions — Consultation of the European Parliament)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0020: Case C-419/14: Judgment of the Court (Third Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Fővárosi Közigazgatási és Munkaügyi bíróság — Hungary) — WebMindLicenses Kft v Nemzeti Adó- és Vámhivatal Kiemelt Adó- és Vám Főigazgatóság (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Value added tax — Directive 2006/112/EC — Articles 2, 24, 43, 250 and 273 — Place of supply of electronically supplied services — Artificial fixing of that place by means of an arrangement not reflecting economic reality — Abuse of rights — Regulation (EU) No 904/2010 — Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union — Articles 7, 8, 41, 47, 48, 51(1) and 52(1) and (3) — Rights of the defence — Right to be heard — Use by the tax authorities of evidence obtained without the taxable person’s knowledge in the context of a parallel criminal procedure that has not been concluded — Interception of telecommunications and seizure of emails)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0019: Case C-407/14: Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Juzgado de lo Social No 1 de Córdoba — Spain) — María Auxiliadora Arjona Camacho v Securitas Seguridad España SA (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Social policy — Directive 2006/54/EC — Equal treatment of men and women in matters of employment and occupation — Discriminatory dismissal — Article 18 — Compensation or reparation for the loss and damage actually sustained — Deterrent effect — Article 25 — Penalties — Punitive damages)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0012: Case C-300/14: Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Hof van beroep te Antwerpen — Belgium) — Imtech Marine Belgium NV v Radio Hellenic SA (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Judicial cooperation in civil matters — Regulation (EC) No 805/2004 — European Enforcement Order for uncontested claims — Conditions for certification — Rights of the debtor — Review of the judgment)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0018: Case C-402/14: Judgment of the Court (Third Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Dioikitiko Efeteio Athinon — Greece) — Viamar — Elliniki Aftokiniton kai Genikon Epicheiriseon AE v Elliniko Dimosio (References for a preliminary ruling — Free movement of goods — Tax provisions — Internal taxation — Customs duties of a fiscal nature — Charges having equivalent effect — Formalities connected with the crossing of frontiers — Article 30 TFEU — Article 110 TFEU — Directive 92/12/EEC — Article 3(3) — Directive 2008/118/EC — Article 1(3) — Not implemented in domestic law — Direct effect — Levying of a tax on motor vehicles at the time of their import into the territory of a Member State — Tax linked to registration and potential putting into circulation of the vehicle — Refusal to refund the tax where the vehicle is not registered)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0017: Case C-388/14: Judgment of the Court (Third Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Finanzgericht Köln — Germany) — Timac Agro Deutschland GmbH v Finanzamt Sankt Augustin (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Tax legislation — Corporation tax — Freedom of establishment — Non-resident permanent establishment — Avoidance of double taxation by exemption of the income of the non-resident permanent establishment — Taking account of losses incurred by that permanent establishment — Reincorporation of the losses deducted previously in the event that the non-resident establishment is transferred — Definitive losses)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0060: Case F-149/15: Action brought on 21 December 2015 — ZZ v Commission
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0016: Case C-371/14: Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Finanzgericht Hamburg — Germany) — APEX GmbH Internationale Spedition v Hauptzollamt Hamburg-Stadt (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Commercial policy — Dumping — Gas-fuelled, non-refillable pocket flint lighters — Regulation (EC) No 1225/2009 — Article 11(2) — Expiry — Article 13 — Circumvention — Implementing Regulation (EU) No 260/2013 — Validity — Extension of an anti-dumping duty at a date on which the regulation which imposed it is no longer in force — Change in the pattern of trade)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0061: Case F-108/15: Order of the Civil Service Tribunal of 12 January 2016 — Vermoesen and Herkens v Commission
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0015: Case C-342/14: Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Bundesfinanzhof — Germany) — X-Steuerberatungsgesellschaft v Finanzamt Hannover-Nord (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Recognition of professional qualifications — Directive 2005/36/EC — Article 5 — Freedom to provide services — Directive 2006/123/EC — Articles 16 and 17(6) — Article 56 TFEU — Tax consultancy company established in a Member State and providing services in another Member State — Legislation of a Member State requiring the registration and recognition of tax consultancy companies)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0059: Case F-147/15: Action brought on 17 December 2015 — ZZ v Parliament
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0048: Case T-741/15: Action brought on 18 December 2015 — British Aggregates e.a. v Commission
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0011: Case C-297/14: Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 23 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Bundesgerichtshof — Germany) — Rüdiger Hobohm v Benedikt Kampik Ltd & Co. KG, Benedikt Aloysius Kampik, Mar Mediterraneo Werbe- und Vertriebsgesellschaft für Immobilien SL (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Judicial cooperation in civil and commercial matters — Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 — Jurisdiction in respect of consumer contracts — Articles 15(1)(c) and 16(1) — Meaning of a commercial or professional activity ‘directed to’ the Member State of the consumer’s domicile — Transaction-management contract designed to achieve the economic objective pursued by means of a brokerage contract concluded beforehand in the course of a commercial or professional activity ‘directed to’ the Member State of the consumer’s domicile — Close link)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0047: Case T-735/15: Action brought on 18 December 2015 — The Art Company B & S/OHMI — Manifatture Daddato et Laurora (SHOP ART)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0058: Case F-146/15: Action brought on 27 November 2015 — ZZ v Parliament
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0046: Case T-734/15 P: Appeal brought on 17 December 2015 by the European Commission against the judgment of the Civil Service Tribunal of 6 October 2015 in Case F-119/14, FE v Commission
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0057: Case F-143/15: Action brought on 19 November 2015 — ZZ v Parliament
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0045: Case T-733/15: Action brought on 16 December 2015 — Portuguese Republic v Commission
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0036: Case T-850/14: Order of the General Court of 18 December 2015 — CompuGroup Medical v OHIM — Schatteiner (SAM) (Action for annulment — Community trade mark — Time-limit for bringing an action — Notification of the decision of the Board of Appeal to the electronic account at OHIM of the applicant’s representative — Out of time — No force majeure or unforeseeable circumstances — Manifest inadmissibility)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0044: Case T-731/15: Action brought on 12 December 2015 — Klyuyev v Council
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0056: Case T-765/15: Action brought on 30 December 2015 — BelTechExport/Council
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0010: Case C-293/14: Judgment of the Court (First Chamber) of 23 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Oberster Gerichtshof — Austria) — Gebhart Hiebler v Walter Schlagbauer (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Directive 2006/123/EC — Scope ratione materiae — Activities which are connected with the exercise of official authority — The trade of chimney sweep — Fire safety regulation tasks — Territorial restriction of the licence to trade — Service of general economic interest — Necessity — Proportionality)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0009: Joined Cases C-250/14 and C-289/14: Judgment of the Court (First Chamber) of 23 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Conseil d’État — France) — Air France-KLM, formerly Air France (C-250/14), Hop!-Brit Air SAS, formerly Brit Air (C-289/14) v Ministère des Finances et des Comptes publics (VAT — Chargeable event and chargeability — Air transport — Ticket purchased but not used — Provision of the transport service — Issue of the ticket — Time of payment of the tax)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0035: Case T-534/14: Order of the General Court of 17 December 2015 — Murnauer Markenvertrieb v OHIM — Bach Flower Remedies (MURNAUERS Bachblüten) (Community trade mark — Opposition proceedings — Withdrawal of the opposition — No need to adjudicate)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0008: Case C-239/14: Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunal du travail de Liège — Belgium) — Abdoulaye Amadou Tall v Centre public d’action sociale de Huy (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Area of freedom, security and justice — Directive 2005/85/EC — Minimum standards on procedures in Member States for granting and withdrawing refugee status — Article 39 — Right to an effective remedy — Multiple asylum claims — Non-suspensory effect of an appeal against a decision of the competent national authority not to further examine a subsequent application for asylum — Social protection — Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union — Article 19(2) — Article 47)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0034: Case T-379/14: Order of the General Court of 17 December 2015 — Universal Music v OHIM — Yello Strom (Yellow Lounge) (Community trade mark — Opposition proceedings — Withdrawal of the opposition — No need to adjudicate)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0007: Case C-180/14: Judgment of the Court (Ninth Chamber) of 23 December 2015 — European Commission v Hellenic Republic (Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations — Directive 2003/88/EC — Organisation of working time — Daily rest — Weekly rest — Maximum weekly working time)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0033: Case T-512/12: Judgment of the General Court of 10 December 2015 — Front Polisario v Council (External relations — Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters between the European Union and Morocco — Reciprocal liberalisation of agricultural products, processed agricultural products, fish and fishery products — Application of the Agreement to the territory of Western Sahara — Front Polisario — Action for annulment — Capacity to bring proceedings — Direct and individual concern — Admissibility — Compliance with international law — Obligation to state reasons — Rights of the defence)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0055: Case T-764/15: Action brought on 29 December 2015 — Deutsche Lufthansa v Commission
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0043: Case T-725/15: Action brought on 11 December 2015 — Chemtura Netherlands/EFSA
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0014: Case C-333/14: Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 23 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Court of Session (Scotland) — United Kingdom) — Scotch Whisky Association and Others v Lord Advocate, Advocate General for Scotland (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Common organisation of the markets in agricultural products — Regulation (EU) No 1308/2013 — Free movement of goods — Article 34 TFEU — Quantitative restrictions — Measures having equivalent effect — Minimum price of alcoholic drinks calculated according to the alcoholic strength of the product — Justification — Article 36 TFEU — Protection of human life and health — Assessment by the national court)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0032: Case C-687/15: Action brought on 17 December 2015 — European Commission v Council of the European Union
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0054: Case T-761/15: Action brought on 23 December 2015 — Sogepa v Commission
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0031: Case C-668/15: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Vestre Landsret (Denmark) lodged on 14 December 2015 — Jyske Finans A/S v Ligebehandlingsnævnet, acting on behalf of Ismar Huskic
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0042: Case T-724/15: Action brought on 4 December 2015 — Verband der Bayerischen Privaten Milchwirtschaft v Commission
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0053: Case T-758/15: Action brought on 22 December 2015 — EDF Toruń v European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0041: Case T-721/15: Action brought on 9 December 2015 — BASF v OHIM — Evonik Industries (DINCH)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0052: Case T-757/15: Action brought on 22 December 2015 — Facebook v OHIM — Brand IP Licensing (lovebook)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0006: Case C-157/14: Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Conseil d’État — France) — Neptune Distribution SNC v Ministre de l’Économie et des Finances (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 — Directive 2009/54/EC — Articles 11(1) and 16 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union — Consumer protection — Nutrition and health claims — Natural mineral waters — Sodium/salt content — Calculation — Sodium chloride (table salt) or total amount of sodium — Freedom of expression and information — Freedom to conduct a business)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0030: Case C-642/15 P: Appeal brought on 2 December 2015 by Toni Klement against the judgment of the General Court (Third Chamber) of 24 September 2015 in Case T-211/14 Toni Klement v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0005: Joined Cases C-132/14 to C-136/14: Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 15 December 2015 — European Parliament v Council of the European Union (Actions for annulment — Regulation (EU) No 1385/2013 — Directive 2013/62/EU — Directive 2013/64/EU — Legal basis — Article 349 TFEU — Outermost regions of the European Union — Amendment of the status of Mayotte with regard to the European Union)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0029: Case C-632/15: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Înalta Curte de Casație și Justiție (Romania) lodged on 30 November 2015 — Costin Popescu v Guvernul României, Ministerul Afacerilor Interne, Direcția Regim Permise de Conducere și Înmatriculare a Vehiculelor, Direcția Rutieră, Serviciul Public Comunitar Regim Permise de Conducere si Inmatriculare a Vehiculelor
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0040: Case T-704/15: Action brought on 28 November 2015 — Micula e.a. v Commission
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0051: Case T-752/15: Action brought on 22 December 2015 — European Dynamics Luxembourg and Evropaïki Dynamiki v Commission
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0028: Case C-631/15: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Juzgado Contencioso-Administrativo de Oviedo (Spain) lodged on 27 November 2015 — Carlos Álvarez Santirso v Consejería de Educación, Cultura y Deporte del Principado de Asturias
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0013: Case C-330/14: Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Gyulai Közigazgatási és Munkaügyi Bíróság — Hungary) — Gergely Szemerey v Miniszterelnökséget vezető miniszter, successor in law to Mezőgazdasági és Vidékfejlesztési Hivatal Központi Szerve (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Common agricultural policy — Rural development support measures — Agri-environmental payments — Regulation (EC) No 1122/2009 — Articles 23 and 58 — Regulation (EC) No 1698/2005 — Regulation (EC) No 1975/2006 — Aid in respect of the cultivation of a rare plant species — Application for payment — Contents — Certificate requirement — Penalties for non-presentation)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0004: Joined Cases C-25/14 and C-26/14: Judgment of the Court (Fifth Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (requests for a preliminary ruling from the Conseil d’État — France) — Union des syndicats de l’immobilier (UNIS) v Ministre du Travail, de l’Emploi et de la Formation professionnelle et du Dialogue social, Syndicat national des résidences de tourisme (SNRT) and Others (C-25/14), Beaudout Père et Fils SARL v Ministre du Travail, de l’Emploi et de la Formation professionnelle et du Dialogue social, Confédération nationale de la boulangerie et boulangerie-pâtisserie française, Fédération générale agro-alimentaire — CFDT and Others (C-26/14) (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Article 56 TFEU — Freedom to provide services — Principles of equality and of non-discrimination — Obligation of transparency — Scope of that obligation — National collective agreements — Social protection scheme supplemental to the general scheme — Appointment by the social partners of an insurer…
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0039: Case T-702/15: Action brought on 3 December 2015 — BikeWorld v Commission
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0027: Case C-614/15: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Curtea de Apel Craiova (Romania) lodged on 20 November 2015 — Rodica Popescu v Direcția Sanitar Veterinară și pentru Siguranța Alimentelor Gorj
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0050: Case T-751/15: Action brought on 21 December 2015 — Contact Software v Commission
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0049: Case T-749/15: Action brought on 21 December 2015 — Nausicaa Anadyomène and Banque d'Escompte v ECB
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0003: Case C-517/13: Judgment of the Court (Third Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunal de première instance de Namur — Belgium) — Proximus SA, formerly Belgacom SA, continuing the proceedings brought by Belgacom Mobile SA v Province of Namur (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Electronic communications networks and services — Directive 97/13/EC — Articles 4 and 11 — Directive 2002/20/EC — Article 6 — Conditions which may be attached to the general authorisation and to the rights of use for radio frequencies and numbers, and specific obligations — Article 13 — Fee for the rights to install facilities — Scope — Provincial legislation — Charge on mobile telephony network transmission and reception pylons and/or units)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0038: Case T-627/15: Action brought on 11 November 2015 — Frame v OHIM – Bianca-Moden (BIANCALUNA)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0002: Case C-454/13: Judgment of the Court (Third Chamber) of 17 December 2015 (request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunal de première instance francophone de Bruxelles — Belgium) — Proximus SA, formerly Belgacom SA v Commune d’Etterbeek (Reference for a preliminary ruling — Electronic communications networks and services — Directive 2002/20/EC — Articles 12 and 13 — Administrative charges — Fee for rights to install facilities — Scope — Municipal legislation — Charge on mobile telephony antennae)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0037: Case T-357/15 P: Order of the General Court of 17 December 2015 — Garcia Minguez v Commission (Appeal — Civil Service — Recruitment — Commission internal competition open to the institution’s temporary staff — Non-admission to a member of the temporary staff of an executive agency — Article 29(1)(b) of the Staff Regulations — Equal treatment — Appeal manifestly devoid of any basis in law)
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0026: Case C-357/15: Action brought on 10 July 2015 — European Commission v Republic of Slovenia
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0001: Last publications of the Court of Justice of the European Union in the Official Journal of the European Union
  • OJ:JOC_2016_068_R_0025: Case C-352/15 P: Appeal brought on 12 May 2015 by Edward Guja against the order of the General Court (Second Chamber) made on 14 April 2015 in Case T-823/14 Guja v Poland

# EU PARLIAMENT

  • Opinion - Monitoring the application of Union law. 2014 Annual Report - PE 569.846v02-00 - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

# EU COUNCIL

  • St 22 2016 Init A New Settlement for the United Kingdom within the European Union
  • St 6196 2016 Init COUNCIL DECISION on the resolution procedure - Publication in the Official Journal of the European Union
  • St 6217 2016 Init Proposal for a Council Decision on a Union position in the EU-the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Stabilisation and Association Council on the participation of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, as an observer in the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights' work and the respective modalities, within the framework set in Articles 4 and 5 of Council Regulation (EC) No 168/2007


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