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ECJ: companies must not always provide their corporate address and identity as part of print ads

In a preliminary ruling of 30 March 2017 (Case C-146/16), the European Court of Justice (ECJ) decided that in certain cases of printed advertising, it may be sufficient for businesses to provide the compulsory information about their corporate address and identity on the respective website given in the advertisement, rather than in the ad itself.

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EU member states may adopt national legislation to counter collective redundancies

The European Court of Justice has recently decided (Judgement of 21 December 2016, C-201/15) that member states of the European Union may introduce national provisions in order to limit or prohibit collective redundancies by companies.

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What does the right to be forgotten mean for you?

Following yesterday’s European Court of Justice judgment creating a “right to be forgotten”, we ask what this means for ordinary individuals. What are your rights? Can you now ask Google to delete hoards of personal data?
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ECJ declares Data Retention Directive invalid

In a commendable preliminary ruling, the European Court of Justice has declared the European Union’s Data Retention Directive invalid.  Weiterlesen →

ECJ to rule on data retention

The European Court of Justice is to hand down a judgment on 8 April 2014 on the retention of data. The court is currently assessing whether the EU’s data retention directive is compatible with the Charter of Fundamental Rights and in particular with the protection of family life and communications, personal data, freedom of thought and the right to “good administration”. Weiterlesen →

ECJ: web links do not infringe copyright law

The European Court of Justice has ruled that providing web links to copyright-protected works which are freely available on the internet does not infringe copyright law. Weiterlesen →

German Ministry of Justice plans draft bill on data retention

Germany’s Ministry of Justice has announced plans to develop a draft bill on data retention. The Government, however, will await judgment from the European Court of Justice on the topic before introducing a formal bill. Weiterlesen →

Requiring digital fingerprints for passports is legal

The European Court of Justice recently held that it is legal for the authorities to require individuals to have their digital fingerprints taken before issuing a passport. The practice does infringe citizens’ personal rights, but is justified by the need to fight fraud. Weiterlesen →

Travel law: The rules on ticket refunds for delayed trains

Travel law and delayed trains: The European Court of Justice has handed down a judgment on passengers’ rights to a refund where trains are delayed by events beyond the train operators’ control. Passengers are entitled to receive a partial refund of the ticket price (26.09.2013 case ref.: C-509/11). Weiterlesen →

German law on resale of used software

In a landmark judgment by the European Court of Justice, the resale of used software was declared legal. A court in Germany now has to decide whether SAP’s terms and conditions, which prohibit the resale of its used software unless consent is obtained, conform to EU law. Weiterlesen →