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CFI upholds Irish health insurance system
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Ireland, European Union
  • February 15 2008

The European Court of First Instance (CFI) has dismissed a challenge by the private insurance operator, BUPA, to the Irish health insurance system


BUPA loses Irish state aid appeal
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, Ireland
  • February 29 2008

On 12 February, the Court of First Instance (CFI) issued its judgment in Case T-28903, dismissing an application by BUPA to annul a decision of the European Commission (the Commission) in respect of a risk equalisation system for the private medical insurance sector in Ireland


CFI rejects BUPA’s complaint of Ireland’s risk equalisation system
  • Nabarro LLP
  • European Union, Ireland
  • February 27 2008

The Court of First Instance (CFI) has upheld the Commission’s decision to reject BUPA’s complaint that the Irish authorities’ risk equalisation system (RES) constitutes illegal state aid to the private medical insurance sector


European Court of Justice considers the validity of Flemish legislation limiting eligibility to a care insurance scheme
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union, Belgium
  • April 10 2008

In Government of the French Community, and Walloon Government v Flemish Government Case C-21206, ECJ (Grand Chamber), the European Court of Justice (ECJ) determined that Flemish legislation limiting eligibility to a care insurance scheme was contrary to European provisions concerning the right to freedom of movement within the European Community (EC) in so far as the care insurance scheme included a residence requirement that excluded persons who worked in the Flemish region or in the bilingual Brussels-Capital, but who resided in another part of the national territory (ie the French or German speaking region


ECJ Damgaard on advertising by third party
  • NautaDutilh
  • Denmark, European Union
  • April 21 2009

On 2 April 2009, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) rendered its judgment in the Damgaard case


Food companies should revisit insurance program and other risk management in light of emerging massive European Union E.coli outbreak
  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • European Union
  • June 1 2011

The E. coli outbreak unraveling now in the European Union, centered primarily in Germany, is setting new records for both the number of affected persons and the number of persons diagnosed with Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS), a serious complication from E. coli infection (HUS can lead to kidney failure, brain damage and death


Commission authorises Irish health insurance tax and levies scheme
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, Ireland
  • June 26 2009

The European Commission has approved a new Irish health insurance scheme that includes both levies and tax-relief measures designed to decrease the risk differentials for health insurers between old and young customers


Can insurers still insist on panel solicitors?
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • European Union
  • August 11 2010

A case has recently been decided at the European Court of Justice (ECJ) which has caught the attention of claimant solicitors and legal expenses insurers in the clinical negligence field


Commission targets Belgium on health insurance
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Belgium, European Union
  • May 9 2008

The European Commission has asked Belgium to amend its national rules to ensure that EU insurance directives are applied to private sickness funds when they offer complementary health insurance cover outside the scope of the mandatory social security requirements


Commission authorises Irish health insurance tax and levy scheme
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Ireland
  • June 23 2009

The European Commission has authorised, under EC Treaty State aid rules, an Irish scheme of levies and tax relief in the health insurance sector