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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EU Data Protection Regulation: three years after

In January 2015, three years have passed since the European Commission (EC) proposed a new set of data protection rules and gathered them in a proposal for a General Data Protection Regulation. Attempting to predict the exact final wording of the new Regulation or the time of its adoption would most likely amount to speculation.

But we do seem to be getting a better idea of what and when we can expect. Read more “EU Data Protection Regulation: three years after”

Regulatory case law, December 2014: waste management, green electricity and dominant position in mobile telephony

In the last month of 2014 the European Court of Justice dealt with failures to comply with waste management obligations, privacy concerns stemming from homeowners recording public spaces while protecting their property, abuses of dominant position in telecoms, and exemptions from the obligation of purchasing green electricity.
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