Brussels Jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters (‘Brussels I’)

On 21 April 2009 the European Commission published a Report and Green Paper on the application of Council Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of (...)

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Data protection

The current EU regulation governing data protection and privacy was created in 1995 (Data Protection Directive 1995/46/EC), and since then the rapid evolution of technology and the expansion of (...)

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Proposal for a Directive to strengthen the fight against counterfeiting and piracy, criminal measures to ensure enforcement of rights

Following a Judgement from the European Court of Justice (ECJ) from 2005 clarifying the role of the European Commission in the enactment of criminal law provisions, in April 2006 a new draft (...)

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