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European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruling regarding confidentiality of medical records
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • September 8 2008

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


Brussels Regulation Recast: what’s changed?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • March 12 2015

The Recast Brussels Regulation (EU 12152012) came into force on 10 January 2015. It has been designed to remedy some of the perceived defects in its


Europe rules on religion in the workplace
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • 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


What did European Dynamics ever do for us? Or 10 lessons in procurement basics
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • 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


A new kid on the block? Stretching "Teckal" to ‘horizontal in-house transactions’?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • June 2 2014

The European Court of Justice has recently been asked to consider whether the Teckal exemption for in-house contracts should also exempt so called


A question of financial standing in the PQQ
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • 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


Time limitations for procurement challenges - Uniplex case
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 26 2010

The recent European case of Uniplex v NHS Business Services Authority has provided some useful clarification on the limitation period for a claim for damages under Reg. 47 of The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (the "Regulations"


The patentability of software the Enlarged Board of Appeal says the law is just fine ...
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • August 12 2010

The European Patent Convention provides that computer programs "as such" shall not be regarded as patentable inventions


Court holds that deprivation of liberty safeguards (DOLS) are complaint with Article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • August 5 2010

The Court of Appeal has recently handed down an important deprivation of liberty (DOLS) decision which represents the first confirmation from the Court that the DOLS regime has, to use the words of the court, "plugged" the Bournewood gap in a lawful manner


Can Article 6 be used to promote substantive legal rights across Europe?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • March 10 2015

On the face of it last month's Court of Appeal decision in the Benkharbouchecase is about a relatively obscure corner of UK employment law: the