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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


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


Crocked!
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • August 12 2010

The decision of the OHIM Board of Appeal in Crocs, Inc v Holey Soles Holdings Ltd, Case R 92008-3, emphasises that the successful launch of a design outside the EU (particularly in a country such as the USA) can invalidate any subsequent Community design


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


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


Procurement challenges two bites at the cherry?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • August 11 2014

Under UK law, generally, a procurement challenge can only be brought if it is made within 30 days of the date the claimant first had knowledge (or


VEAT notices - a safe harbour but not a port in a storm ...
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • September 24 2014

The recent case of Italian Interior Ministry v Fastweb SpA (Case C-1913) highlights the limited protection that the VEAT notice route can


“Horizontal in-house transactions” covered by the Teckal exemption?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • August 11 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


Obese workers are not necessarily disabled
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • December 18 2014

The European Court of Justice has this morning published its decision in the Danish obesity reference. As widely expected it has confirmed that