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

CJEU. Online advertising: Amazon’s request to suspend its obligation to make an advertisement repository publicly available is rejected

Amazon Services Europe belongs to the Amazon group. Its business activities comprise online retail and other services such as cloud computing and digital streaming. It provides marketplace services to third-party sellers enabling them to offer products for sale via Amazon… Read moreCJEU. Online advertising: Amazon’s request to suspend its obligation to make an advertisement repository publicly available is rejected

CJEU. Rights of airline passengers: the passenger is deemed to have accepted reimbursement of the cost of the ticket by travel voucher where, while filling in a form on the website of the air carrier, he or she has waived reimbursement of the cost of the ticket by a sum of money

Nevertheless, it is for the air carrier to ensure that the passenger is placed in a situation where he or she is clearly informed of the means of reimbursement An airline passenger reserved a flight from Fortaleza (Brazil) to Frankfurt… Read moreCJEU. Rights of airline passengers: the passenger is deemed to have accepted reimbursement of the cost of the ticket by travel voucher where, while filling in a form on the website of the air carrier, he or she has waived reimbursement of the cost of the ticket by a sum of money

CJEU. Italian legislation under which independent companies established in another Member State are excluded from copyright management is incompatible with EU law

The legislation constitutes a restriction on the freedom to provide services that is neither justified nor proportionate LEA is a collective management organisation that is governed by Italian law and authorised to operate in the field of copyright intermediation in… Read moreCJEU. Italian legislation under which independent companies established in another Member State are excluded from copyright management is incompatible with EU law

Illumina-Grail Merger: AG Emiliou proposes to set aside the General Court judgment and annul Commission decisions on referral request

He is of the view that Member States may not request the Commission to examine a concentration which does not have a Community dimension, even where they have no competence to review such a concentration under national law The EU… Read moreIllumina-Grail Merger: AG Emiliou proposes to set aside the General Court judgment and annul Commission decisions on referral request

Advocate General Ćapeta: melons and tomatoes from the territory of Western Sahara must bear a ‘country of origin’ label reflecting their origin in that territory

Such products may not indicate the Kingdom of Morocco as their ‘country of origin’ The Confédération paysanne, a French agricultural union, asked the French government to prohibit the importation of melons and tomatoes originating in the territory of Western Sahara,… Read moreAdvocate General Ćapeta: melons and tomatoes from the territory of Western Sahara must bear a ‘country of origin’ label reflecting their origin in that territory

Advocate General Ćapeta: the General Court erred in annulling the decision approving, on behalf of the European Union, a preferential tariff agreement with the Kingdom of Morocco relating to the territory of Western Sahara

In spite of what the General Court found, that decision did not run contrary to the judgment of the Court in C-104/16 P Council v Front Polisario Western Sahara is a territory in North-West Africa, bordered by Morocco to the… Read moreAdvocate General Ćapeta: the General Court erred in annulling the decision approving, on behalf of the European Union, a preferential tariff agreement with the Kingdom of Morocco relating to the territory of Western Sahara

Advocate General Ćapeta: the Court of Justice should annul the Council decision concluding the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement with the Kingdom of Morocco

In not treating the territory of Western Sahara and the waters adjacent thereto as separate and distinct from that of the Kingdom of Morocco, the Council failed to respect the right of self-determination of the people of Western Sahara Western… Read moreAdvocate General Ćapeta: the Court of Justice should annul the Council decision concluding the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement with the Kingdom of Morocco