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Higher holiday pay bills for many employers

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • October 15 2014

Last year the Supreme Court, in a decision involving BA pilots, signalled the way for a significant re-think of the way statutory holiday pay should

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

Trade marks as a basis for invalidation of registered designs

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

The EU General Court has, in Beifa Group v OHIM, Case T-14808, clarified the grounds on which a Community registered design could be invalidated on the basis of an earlier registered trade mark

VEAT notices - a safe harbour but not a port in a storm ...

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union
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  • September 24 2014

The recent case of Italian Interior Ministry v Fastweb SpA (Case C-1913) highlights the limited protection that the VEAT notice route can

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 provides further guidance on the use of internet key words

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

Following on the Louis Vuitton case, in Portakabin Ltd and another v Primakabin BV, (Case C-55808), the ECJ has provided further useful guidance relating to the use of competitor's keywords, in a judgment which further emphasises the need for internet advertisers who use competitors' trade marks as keywords, to make it clear that the advertised goods or services are not associated with the competitor

A question of financial standing in the PQQ

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union
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  • December 3 2012

In a recent Court of Justice case the North Transdanubia Environmental Protection and Water Management Directorate (the “Contracting Authority”) had launched a restricted procedure for awarding a public contract for transport infrastructure works worth approximately 23m

Court of Appeal decides to refer to Europe in Woolworths case

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 23 2014

The Court of Appeal decided yesterday that it couldn't make a ruling on the correct way to calculate the collective redundancies threshold without

Workers get holiday pay boost from ECJ

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • June 5 2014

Last month's decision of the European Court of Justice, following last year's Supreme Court decision involving airline pilots, will result in higher

Patient matters supply of medicines - NHS permitted under EU law to incentivise money-saving prescribing practices

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • June 14 2010

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled in April in Association of the British pharmaceutical industry (ABPI) v Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) case C-6209) that an incentive scheme operated by certain NHS bodies in England and Wales in a bid to reduce costs relating to prescription medicines did not breach European Union (EU) law