Press releases

No 4/2020 : 15 January 2020
Principles of Community law
Advocate General Campos Sánchez-Bordona: the means and methods of combating terrorism must be compatible with the requirements of the rule of law

No 3/2020 : 14 January 2020
Area of Freedom, Security and Justice
Advocate General Szpunar proposes that the Court should rule that the victims of the sinking of a ship flying the Panamanian flag can bring an action for damages before the Italian courts against the Italian bodies which classified and certified that ship.

No 2/2020 : 14 January 2020
Free movement of capital
Advocate General Campos Sánchez-Bordona: the restrictions imposed by Hungary on the financing of civil organisations from abroad are not compatible with EU law

No 1/2020 : 13 January 2020
The President and Members of the European Commission give a solemn undertaking before the Court of Justice of the European Union

No 166/2019 : 20 December 2019
Order of the Court of Justice in Case C-646/19 P(R)
Puigdemont i Casamajó and Comín i Oliveres v Parliament
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Law governing the institutions

No 165/2019 : 19 December 2019
Approximation of laws
According to Advocate General Saugmandsgaard Øe, Commission Decision 2010/87/EU on standard contractual clauses for the transfer of personal data to processors established in third countries is valid

No 164/2019 : 19 December 2019
The coercive detention of persons at the head of the Land of Bavaria for the purpose of enjoining them to adopt measures to improve ambient air quality in Munich (such as a traffic ban in respect of certain diesel vehicles) can be ordered only if a national legal basis which is sufficiently accessible, precise and foreseeable in its application exists to that end and if the detention is proportionate

No 163/2019 : 19 December 2019
An airline is liable for the harm caused by a spilt cup of hot coffee

No 162/2019 : 19 December 2019
Freedom of establishment
France cannot require Airbnb to hold an estate agent’s professional licence as it did not notify the Commission of that requirement in accordance with the Directive on electronic commerce

No 161/2019 : 19 December 2019
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Privileges and immunities
A person elected to the European Parliament acquires the status of Member of that institution at the time of the official declaration of the results and enjoys, from that time, the immunities attached to that status


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