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According to CJEU, agent’s right to indemnity and damages also applies when contract termination is during trial period

Posted on 10 August, 2018
In its judgment of April 19, 2018, C-645/16 (ECLI:EU:C:2018:262), the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) clarifies that the indemnity or compensation for damage following termination of the commercial agency contract, established in article 17 of Council Directive 86/653/EEC, apply even when the termination of the contract occurs during the trial period.

Hospital do Barreiro fined by Comissão Nacional de Protecção de Dados in 400,000 Euro for allowing improper access to clinical files

Posted on 30 October, 2018
Portuguese personal data protection supervisory authority (Comissão Nacional de Protecção de Dados, CNPD – https://www.cnpd.pt/) fined Barreiro-Montijo Hospital Center (“Hospital”) in the amount of 400,000 Euro, based on access policies to databases, which allowed technicians and physicians to consult patients’ clinical files, without proper authorization.

Commission versus France: latest legal (r)evolution by CJEU

Posted on 15 November, 2018
On October 4, 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) issued a ruling declaring, for the first time, the French Republic to be in breach of European Union law, because the Conseil d’État, or Council of State, whose decisions are not subject to judicial remedy, had not referred a question for a
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Spanish Courts clarify definition of night worker

Posted on 15 November, 2018
Night worker status has been controversial, because although there have been no changes to article 36.1 Spanish Workers Statute regulating it since 1980, court interpretation has not been consistent, because the organization of shift work, and thus night work during the night shift, has not been uniform. Under the rotating night shift scheme, one-third of

UEFA loses copyright match

Posted on 22 October, 2018
The logo of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), consisting of a series of black stars on a white background forming the shape of a football, is unquestionably one of the most representative icons of European football and indeed football worldwide.