Regulatory case law, September 2015: atmospheric pollution and reimbursement of government licences

In September the European Court of Justice ruled on refusal to grant reimbursement of the charges paid for government licences under subscription contracts for mobile telephony service, and the limitation of emissions of volatile organic compounds due to the use of organic solvents in certain activities and installations.
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Regulatory case law, July 2015: obligations of the Water Framework Directive and prudent private investors

This past July the European Court of Justice annulled a Commission telecoms decision because the prudent private investor test was applied incorrectly, and ruled on the deepening of a navigable river in connection with the Water Framework Directive.

 

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Regulatory case law, June 2015: financing internet subscription services at a fixed location

This past June, the European Court of Justice reviewed financing mechanisms in internet subscription services requiring a connection to the internet at a fixed location, as well as state aid in competition – both in hydrocarbon and nuclear.
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