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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


RK - another deprivation of liberty case
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 5 2011

The Court of Appeal handed down judgment on 30 November 2011 in relation to RK, a disabled child accommodated in a care home by the local authority


When is a work a public work?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • September 23 2010

ECJ's ruling in the Helmut Müller case has provided some welcome clarification of the impact of EU procurement rules on development projects


European Court of Human Rights rules that Austria’s ban on the use of donor egg and sperm does not breach the right to a family life
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • Austria, European Union
  • December 13 2011

A 17-judge Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has found by a majority (5 judges dissenting) that Austria’s laws, banning the use of donor egg and sperm in in vitro fertilisation (IVF), do not breach the right to a family life protected by Article 8 of the Convention


A smelly affair!
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • August 12 2010

The very different approaches of the English courts and the European Court of Justice to trade mark enforcement were emphasised in the Court of Appeal judgment in L'Oréal SA v Bellure NV (2010), in which Lord Justice Jacob accused the ECJ of muzzling freedom of speech by preventing traders from making honest statements about lawful products


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


Live internet streaming: beware!
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 26 2015

In recent years, streaming media usage has grown dramatically, bringing with it a number of complex legal issues - ownership of copyright in content


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


Advocate General’s opinion endorses traditional approach to collective redundancies
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • February 5 2015

The Advocate General's opinion published this morning endorses the orthodox understanding of the trigger point for the obligation to consult


Contract or co-operation what’s the difference?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • February 1 2013

An age-old question for all of us in the procurement field is around the extent to which two public bodies are permitted to work together without