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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


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


Governing law not necessarily determined by jurisdiction where employee works
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union, Germany, Netherlands
  • 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


Patient matters children - ECHR ruling on removal of child from parents in suspected abuse case
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • June 14 2010

The case of M.A.K. and R.K. v the United Kingdom related to incidents from 1997-98


WARF European patent application fails due to embryo destruction
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • November 27 2008

The Enlarged Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office has today published its decision in the long-awaited case concerning the patentability of human embryonic stem cells (hESCs


ECJ backs upper age limit for firefighters' recruitment
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • Germany, European Union
  • January 22 2010

The City of Frankfurt did not infringe European age discrimination laws by imposing an upper age limit of 30 when recruiting firefighters, according to a European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling earlier this month


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


Is there a right to indefinite accrual of annual leave during sickness absence?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • July 14 2011

Case law from the Court of Justice of the European Union in 2009 appeared to decide that, under the EU Working Time Directive, workers should be permitted to carry forward accrued annual leave indefinitely if sickness absence had prevented them from taking it


EU court ruling supports use of hyperlinks
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • 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


UK ban on sympathy strikes passes Strasbourg test
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 15 2014

The RMT union has failed in its bid to challenge the UK's ban on secondary industrial action before the European Court of Human Rights. Last week's