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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

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 favours freedom of contract over employment protection

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • August 8 2013

The European Court of Justice has recently handed down a decision which could make life easier for employers when new staff with the benefit of

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

Dismissal for membership of BNP was breach of bus driver’s human rights

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • November 7 2012

The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg ruled yesterday that a bus driver’s dismissal for membership of the BNP, and the UK’s failure to provide adequate legislative protection for him, breached his right to freedom of association

European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruling regarding confidentiality of medical records

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union
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  • September 8 2008

The applicant in the case of I v Finland was a nurse working in a specialist eye clinic within a hospital

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

EU court ruling supports use of hyperlinks

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union
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  • March 10 2014

Welcome news for users of internet hyperlinks; the top European court has ruledthat using hyperlinks to freely available news Articles is allowed

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

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