Non-contractual liability on the part of the European Union: the General Court of the European Union dismisses the action for damages brought by Malacalza Investimenti and Vittorio Malacalza against the ECB

None of the instances of unlawful conduct alleged against the ECB in the context of its supervision of Banca Carige is capable of giving rise to non-contractual liability on the part of the European Union Banca Carige is a major… Read moreNon-contractual liability on the part of the European Union: the General Court of the European Union dismisses the action for damages brought by Malacalza Investimenti and Vittorio Malacalza against the ECB

CJEU. E-commerce: a Member State may not impose additional obligations on an online service provider established in another Member State

In Italy, providers of online intermediation services and search engines, such as Airbnb, Expedia, Google, Amazon and Vacation Rentals, are subject to certain obligations under national provisions. They were adopted in 2020 and 2021, with the stated aim of ensuring… Read moreCJEU. E-commerce: a Member State may not impose additional obligations on an online service provider established in another Member State

CJEU. Online orders: the order button, or a similar function, must clearly indicate that, by clicking on it, the consumer assumes an obligation to pay

This applies even where the obligation to pay is also dependent on the satisfaction of a subsequent condition In Germany, the tenant of an apartment – the monthly rent of which was higher than the maximum ceiling permitted under national… Read moreCJEU. Online orders: the order button, or a similar function, must clearly indicate that, by clicking on it, the consumer assumes an obligation to pay

The General Court of the European Union maintains Poland’s obligation to pay the daily penalty imposed in the case concerning the Turów mine

The Commission could legitimately offset the amounts payable in respect of that periodic penalty payment against amounts owed to Poland by the European Union In February 2021, the Czech Republic brought an action against Poland before the Court of Justice…. Read moreThe General Court of the European Union maintains Poland’s obligation to pay the daily penalty imposed in the case concerning the Turów mine

The General Court of the European Union finds that the calculation of the 2022 ex-ante contributions to the Single Resolution Fund (SRF) is unlawful

The Single Resolution Board (SRB) exceeded, as the General Court already found in a previous judgment, an annual upper limit that it should have observed and, in addition, relied on unlawful provisions of law The Austrian credit institution Hypo Vorarlberg… Read moreThe General Court of the European Union finds that the calculation of the 2022 ex-ante contributions to the Single Resolution Fund (SRF) is unlawful

EncroChat: the Court of Justice clarifies the conditions for the transmission and use of evidence in criminal cases with a cross-border dimension

In the context of criminal proceedings in Germany concerning illegal drug trafficking involving the use of the encrypted telecommunications service EncroChat, the Court of Justice clarifies certain conditions for the transmission and use of evidence under the Directive regarding the… Read moreEncroChat: the Court of Justice clarifies the conditions for the transmission and use of evidence in criminal cases with a cross-border dimension

AG Rantos: Privacy: a public statement by the user of a social network about his or her sexual orientation renders those data ‘manifestly public’, without, however, permitting their processing for the purposes of personalised advertising

In 2018, Meta Platforms Ireland presented new Facebook terms of service to its users in the European Union. Consent to those terms is required in order to sign up for or access the accounts and services provided by Facebook. Mr… Read moreAG Rantos: Privacy: a public statement by the user of a social network about his or her sexual orientation renders those data ‘manifestly public’, without, however, permitting their processing for the purposes of personalised advertising

The final of the “European Law Moot Court” competition will take place tomorrow at the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg

The closing arguments will be broadcast live from 2.45 p.m. In accordance with the motto “Justice close to the citizen”, the Court continues its constant efforts to bring together young Europeans. Tomorrow, it will host the final phase of the… Read moreThe final of the “European Law Moot Court” competition will take place tomorrow at the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg