Counterfeit cigarette trafficking scheme between North Africa and Italy: 12 arrests and seizures in Italy

Today, the Palermo Office of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) led an operation against a criminal group suspected of smuggling tobacco products of foreign manufacture. The Italian Financial Police (Guardia di Finanza – Comando Provinciale Palermo) arrested 12 suspects… Read moreCounterfeit cigarette trafficking scheme between North Africa and Italy: 12 arrests and seizures in Italy

Țuca Zbârcea & Asociații publicly salutes the decision of the High Court of Cassation and Justice to release Robert Roșu from prison

 Țuca Zbârcea & Asociații law firm salutes the High Court of Cassation and Justice’s decision as of November 23rd granting the extraordinary appeal and freeing Robert Roșu. Judges of the Supreme Court quashed the 17 December 2020 decision convicting Robert… Read moreȚuca Zbârcea & Asociații publicly salutes the decision of the High Court of Cassation and Justice to release Robert Roșu from prison

ŢUCA ZBÂRCEA ȘI ASOCIAȚII law firm wins an international arbitration worth EUR 6.5 million

ŢUCA ZBÂRCEA ȘI ASOCIAȚII successfully represented one of the leading European construction groups in an arbitration case under the Rules of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). The client sought to recover the damages incurred as a result… Read moreŢUCA ZBÂRCEA ȘI ASOCIAȚII law firm wins an international arbitration worth EUR 6.5 million

CJEU. Case C-479/21 PPU Governor of Cloverhill Prison and Others. The provisions in the Withdrawal Agreement concerning the European arrest warrant regime with respect to the United Kingdom and the provision in the Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the EU and the United Kingdom concerning the new surrender mechanism are binding on Ireland

The inclusion of those provisions in those agreements did not justify the addition of a legal basis relating to the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice for the purpose of concluding those agreements, with the result that those provisions did… Read moreCJEU. Case C-479/21 PPU Governor of Cloverhill Prison and Others. The provisions in the Withdrawal Agreement concerning the European arrest warrant regime with respect to the United Kingdom and the provision in the Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the EU and the United Kingdom concerning the new surrender mechanism are binding on Ireland

Former minister and 3 others arrested for suspected fraud at Croatian Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds

The European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) has initiated an investigation against four Croatian citizens, as well as two companies, for the criminal offences of trading in influence and the abuse of office and official authority. Among the suspects are the… Read moreFormer minister and 3 others arrested for suspected fraud at Croatian Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds

CJEU. Case T-612/17, Google and Alphabet v Commission. The General Court largely dismisses Google’s action against the decision of the Commission finding that Google abused its dominant position by favouring its own comparison shopping service over competing comparison shopping services

The General Court upholds the fine of €2.42 billion imposed on Google By decision of 27 June 2017, the Commission found that Google had abused its dominant position on the market for online general search services in 13 countries in… Read moreCJEU. Case T-612/17, Google and Alphabet v Commission. The General Court largely dismisses Google’s action against the decision of the Commission finding that Google abused its dominant position by favouring its own comparison shopping service over competing comparison shopping services