Legal News

  1. État du Grand-duché de Luxembourg (Droit de recours contre une demande d’information en matière fiscale)
    According to Advocate General Kokott, the addressee, the taxpayer concerned and other concerned third parties must be able to obtain judicial review of an order to provide information made in the context of the cross-border exchange of information between tax authorities

  2. Commission v Hungary (Accueil des demandeurs de protection internationale)
    Area of Freedom, Security and Justice
    According to Advocate General Pikamäe, Hungary has failed to fulfil obligations arising from EU law in relation to a substantial part of its national legislation on asylum procedures and the return of illegally staying third-country nationals

  3. France v Parliament
    Law governing the institutions
    The European Parliament was entitled to adopt the EU budget for 2018 in Brussels, at second reading

  4. A and Others () and à Nevele)
    Environment and consumers
    An order and a circular that set out the general conditions for the grant of development consent for the installation and operation of wind turbines must themselves be the subject of a prior environmental assessment

  5. Varhoven kasatsionen sad na Republika Bulgaria
    Freedom of movement for persons
    Workers are entitled, for the period between an unlawful dismissal and reinstatement as an employee, to annual paid leave or, at the end of the employment relationship, to a payment in lieu of such leave not taken

  6. Ministerio Fiscal (Autorité susceptible de recevoir une demande de protection internationale)
    Area of Freedom, Security and Justice
    Judicial authorities adjudicating on the detention of a third-country national without a legal right of residence can receive an application for international protection and must inform the person concerned of the specific procedures for lodging such an application

  7. Ryanair Designated Activity Company
    Area of Freedom, Security and Justice
    A family member of an EU citizen who is not a national of a Member State but who holds a permanent residence card shall be exempt from the visa requirement for entry into the territory of the Member States.

  8. Commission v Hungary (Transparence associative)
    Free movement of capital
    The restrictions imposed by Hungary on the financing of civil organisations by persons established outside that Member State do not comply with EU law

  9. Alianța pentru combaterea abuzurilor
    Environment and consumers
    The strict protection of animal species provided for in the Habitats Directive also extends to specimens that leave their natural habitat and stray into human settlements

  10. Prezident Slovenskej republiky
    Freedom of establishment
    The fact that in the Slovak Republic, the power to appoint and to dismiss the president of the national regulatory authority passed from the President of the Republic to the government does not in itself constitute an infringement of the electricity market directive