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The ECJ on access provider liability for copyright infringement by third parties
  • Martini Manna Avvocati
  • European Union, Germany
  • October 5 2016

On 15 September 2016, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued a decision on a reference for a preliminary ruling by the Munich Regional Court I

Airline's retirement policy grounded by European court ruling
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • September 20 2011

Richard Lister of Lewis Silkin LLP (the UK member of Ius Laboris of which Heenan Blaikie is the Canadian member firm) has posted this article at Global Employment Law:

Sickness absence and holiday pay - the latest from the ECJ
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, Germany
  • May 8 2012

Two of the outstanding issues around holidays accruing during sickness absence have been addressed by the European Court in the German case of Neidel v Stadt Frankfurt am Main

Working Time Directive: payment in lieu on termination is limited to the minimum four weeks’ statutory holiday
  • Cobbetts LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • May 17 2012

The Court of Justice of the European Union (‘CJEU’) considered whether member states must provide for payment in lieu on termination in respect of any statutory annual leave, not taken on account of sickness, over and above the minimum four weeks' leave required under the Working Time Directive

Use of modified marks new references from Germany and the UK to the Court of Justice
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
  • April 26 2012

The German Federal Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal of England & Wales have referred questions to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on the use of trademarks in a modified form to that on the register

Federal Supreme Court passes stem cell case to ECJ
  • Cohausz & Florack
  • European Union, Germany
  • December 9 2009

On 12th November 2009 the Federal Supreme Court was due to consider the patentability of methods to generate cells from embryonic stem cells

Access to information on the environment: clarification from the ECJ
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • April 17 2012

The European Court of Justice has provided guidance on the extent to which authorities, acting in a legislative capacity, can refuse a request for access to environmental information under Directive 20034EC

Environment, planning and regulatory news - May 2014
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
  • May 23 2014

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently published the second and third volumes of its Fifth Assessment Report

A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update - May 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Germany, United Kingdom, Australia, European Union
  • May 23 2014

Scottish independence referendum - The referendum will take place on 18 September 2014. Scottish independence raises many complex legal and political

Leave entitlement of employees working short-time
  • Oppenhoff & Partner Rechtsanwälte
  • European Union, Germany
  • December 27 2012

Since the ECJ emphasized in its decision of January 2009 on the Schultz-Hoff case that the employee's claim to paid annual leave is an especially