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Obese workers are not necessarily disabled

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union
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  • December 18 2014

The European Court of Justice has this morning published its decision in the Danish obesity reference. As widely expected it has confirmed that

Councils still have legal duties when awarding service concessions

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union
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  • November 30 2009

Two recent European decisions remind councils that although the award of service concessions is not covered by the Public Contract Regulations, councils still have general obligations under the EC Treaty

Governing law not necessarily determined by jurisdiction where employee works

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, Germany, Netherlands
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  • November 13 2013

The European Court of Justice has clarified the rules for determining the governing law of employment contracts in the absence of an express choice

ECJ clears up confusion between data protection principles and the right of access to public documents

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 30 2010

The recent case of the European Commission v Bavarian Lager has provided useful guidance for public bodies faced with a request to disclose public documents (eg under the Freedom of Information Act), but concerned disclosing personal data (such as names) included in the documents

What did European Dynamics ever do for us? Or 10 lessons in procurement basics

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union
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  • October 24 2012

When the question “What have the Romans ever done for us?” was posed by the People’s Front of Judea in Monty Python’s Life of Brian there quickly followed a long list of benefits ranging from wine to public order

Can CVs be evaluated at award stage?

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union
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  • January 28 2013

European Dynamics have continued to keep the European Courts busy. In a recent skirmish (Case T-44710 European Dynamics v Court of Justice of the

Europe rules on religion in the workplace

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • February 4 2013

In the recent case of Eweida & Others v UK, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) held that the domestic courts had failed to protect Ms Eweida's

TUPE can protect non-employees if employed elsewhere in transferor's group

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • November 17 2010

In the Albron Catering case, involving the sale of Heineken's in-house catering division, the European Court of Justice has applied a wide interpretation of the Acquired Rights Directive, the EU parent of our Transfer of Undertakings Regulations (TUPE

Community design right held invalid by EU general court

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union
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  • August 12 2010

In Grupo Promer Mon Graphic SA v OHIM (Case T-907), the EU General Court found PepsiCo Inc's Community registered design for "promotional items for games" invalid and provided useful guidance in determining whether a design is "in conflict" with a prior design

Freedom of information it’s not the only law

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union
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  • May 7 2014

In Kennedy v Charity Commission (2014), a Times journalist (Mr Kennedy) sought the disclosure of information from the Charity Commission's inquiry