Protec Machinery Ltd -v- Revenue & Customs; FTTTx 21-Jul-2014

FTTTx VAT – EC sales list – penalty for late submission – whether reasonable excuse

Court: FTTTx
Date: 21-Jul-2014
Links: Bailii,
References: [2014] UKFTT 696 (TC),

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Commission -v- Greece; ECJ 17-Jul-2014

ECJ Judgment Of The Court – Failure to fulfill obligations – Environment – Waste Management – Directives 2008/98/EC, 1999/31/EC and 92/43/EEC – Discharge of waste on the island of Zakynthos – Zakynthos National Marine Park – Natura 2000 site – Sea turtle Caretta caretta – Extension of validity of environmental clauses – Lack of management plan – Operation of a landfill – Troubleshooting – Saturation discharge – Infiltration leachate – Insufficient coverage and dispersion of waste – Extension discharge

Court: ECJ
Date: 17-Jul-2014
Links: Bailii,
References: C-600/12, [2014] EUECJ C-600/12, ECLI: EU: C: 2014:2086

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Panczyk -v- Dyrektor Zakladu Emerytalno-Rentowego Ministerstwa Spraw Wewnetrznych i Administracji w Warszawie; ECJ 12-Jun-2014

ECJ Preliminary ruling – Article 53, paragraph 2, of the Rules of Procedure of the Court – Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union – Implementation of EU law – None – Manifest lack of jurisdiction of the Court

Court: ECJ
Date: 12-Jun-2014
Links: Bailii,
References: C-28/14, [2014] EUECJ C-28/14_CO

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Commission -v- Portugal; ECJ 25-Jun-2014

ECJ (Judgment Of The Court) Failure to fulfill obligations – Directive 2002/22/EC – Electronic communications – Networks and services – Designation of undertakings responsible for universal service obligations – Incorrect transposition – Judgment of the Court establishing such failure – Non-compliance – Article 260, paragraph 2, TFEU ??- Financial penalties – Penalty payment – Lump Sum

Court: ECJ
Date: 25-Jun-2014
Statutes: Directive 2002/22/EC
Links: Bailii,
References: C-76/13, [2014] EUECJ C-76/13

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Gross -v- Hauptzollamt Braunschweig; ECJ 3-Jul-2014

ECJ Judgment – Taxation – Directive 92/12/EEC – Articles 7, 8 and 9 – General arrangements for products subject to excise duty – Products released for consumption in one Member State and held for commercial purposes in another Member State – Whether excise duty is chargeable to a person holding those products who has acquired them in the Member State of destination – Acquisition at the end of the entry process

Court: ECJ
Date: 03-Jul-2014
Judges: R. Silva de Lapuerta, P
Statutes: Directive 92/12/EEC 7 8 9
Links: Bailii,
References: C-165/13, [2014] EUECJ C-165/13_J

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Electrabel -v- Commission; ECJ 3-Jul-2014

ECJ (Judgment Of The Court) Appeal – Concentration of undertakings – Commission Decision – Sentenced to pay a fine – Violation of Article 7 of Regulation (EEC) No 4064/89 – Control of concentrations between undertakings – Article 14, paragraph 3 – Factors to be taken into account in determining the amount of the fine – Taking into account the duration of the infringement – Principle of non-retroactivity of the law – Application of Regulation (EC) No 139/2004 – Obligation motivation

Court: ECJ
Date: 03-Jul-2014
Judges: E. Juhasz, P
Statutes: Regulation (EEC) No 4064/89 7
Links: Bailii,
References: C-84/13, [2014] EUECJ C-84/13

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Shah -v- Three -N- Products Private Ltd; ECJ 30-May-2013

ECJ Appeal – Community trade mark – Regulation (EC) No 40/94 – Article 8(1)(b) – Relative ground for refusal – Likelihood of confusion – Similarity of the signs – Application for registration of the Community word mark AYUURI NATURAL – Opposition by the proprietor of the earlier Community word and figurative marks AYUR – Appeal manifestly inadmissible and manifestly unfounded

Court: ECJ
Date: 30-May-2013
Judges: G Aresti P
Statutes: Regulation (EC) No 40/94 8(1)(b)
Links: Bailii,
References: C-14/12, [2013] EUECJ C-14/12, ECLI:EU:C:2013:349

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Oberbank and Others -v- Deutscher Sparkassen- und Giroverband eV; ECJ 19-Jun-2014

ECJ Request for a preliminary ruling – Trade marks – Directive 2008/95/EC – Article 3(1) and (3) – Mark consisting of a contourless red colour, registered for banking services – Application for a declaration of invalidity – Distinctive character acquired through use – Evidence – Consumer survey – Time when distinctive character through use is acquired – Burden of proof

Court: ECJ
Date: 19-Jun-2014
Judges: Ilesic P
Links: Bailii, WLRD,
References: C-217/13, [2014] EUECJ C-217/13, ECLI:EU:C:2014:2012, [2014] WLR(D) 274

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Balazs And Papp; ECJ 19-Jun-2014

ECJ (Order Of The Court) Preliminary ruling – Fundamental rights – Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union – Articles 47, 50 and 54 – Implementation of EU law – None – Manifest lack of jurisdiction of the Court

Court: ECJ
Date: 19-Jun-2014
Judges: MCG Fernlund, P
Links: Bailii,
References: C-45/14, [2014] EUECJ C-45/14_CO

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Sindicato Nacional Dos Profissionais De Seguros E Afins -v- Fidelidade Mundial – Companhia de Seguros SA; ECJ 26-Jun-2014

ECJ (Order Of The Court) Preliminary ruling – Article 53, paragraph 2, of the Rules of Procedure – Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union – National legislation establishing wage rates for some public sector workers – Lack of implementation of EU law – manifest lack of jurisdiction

Court: ECJ
Date: 26-Jun-2014
Links: Bailii,
References: C-264/12, [2014] EUECJ C-264/12_CO

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Donaldson Filtration Deutschland -v- Ultra Air; ECJ 19-Jun-2014

(Order Of The Court) Appeal – Community trade mark – Word mark International ultrafilter – Action for annulment – Abuse of rights’

Court: ECJ
Date: 19-Jun-2014
Links: Bailii,
References: C-450/13, [2014] EUECJ C-450/13_CO, ECLI: EU: C: 2014:2016

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Delphi Technologies -v- OHIM; ECJ 12-Jun-2014

ECJ Order Of The Court – Appeals – Community trade mark – Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 – Article 7(1)(b) – Word mark INNOVATION FOR THE REAL WORLD – Advertising slogan – Refusal of registration – No distinctive character

Court: ECJ
Date: 12-Jun-2014
Links: Bailii,
References: C-448/13, [2014] EUECJ C-448/13_CO

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Commune De Millau And Semea -v- Commission; ECJ 19-Jun-2014

ECJ Judgment Of The Court – Appeal – Arbitration clause – Grant contract concerning a local development action – Recovery of part of the sums paid – Assumption of debt – Jurisdiction of the General Court – Limitation period – Liability of the Commission

Court: ECJ
Date: 19-Jun-2014
Links: Bailii,
References: C-531/12, [2014] EUECJ C-531/12

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Commission -v- Rusal Armenal ZAO; ECJ 12-Jun-2014

(Order Of The Court) Application for interim measures – Appeal – Application for suspension of a regulation following a judgment declaring the regulation to be void – Dumping – Imports of certain aluminium foil originating in Armenia, Brazil and China – Accession of Armenia to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) – Undertaking operating under market economy conditions – Article 2(7) of Regulation (EC) No 384/96 – Compatibility with the Agreement on Implementation of Article VI of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994 (GATT) – Prima facie case – Urgency – Serious and irreparable damage – Absence

Court: ECJ
Date: 12-Jun-2014
Statutes: Regulation (EC) No 384/96 2(7)
Links: Bailii,
References: C-21/14, [2014] EUECJ C-21/14_CO

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Bimbo -v- OHIM; ECJ 12-Jun-2014

ECJ (Order Of The Court) Appeal – Article 181 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court of Justice – Community trade mark – Regulation (EC) No 40/94 – Article 8 – Application for Community figurative mark Caffe KIMBO – Opposition proceedings – Earlier national word mark BIMBO – Well-known mark – Partial rejection of the opposition – Appeal manifestly inadmissible

Court: ECJ
Date: 12-Jun-2014
Links: Bailii,
References: C-285/13, [2014] EUECJ C-285/13_CO

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Sanchez Morcillo And Abril Garcia -v- Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA; ECJ 5-Jun-2014

(Order Of The Court)

Court: ECJ
Date: 05-Jun-2014
Links: Bailii,
References: C-169/14, [2014] EUECJ C-169/14, ECLI: EU: C: 2014:1388
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Sanchez Morcillo And Abril Garcia -v- Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA; ECJ 17-Jul-2014

Judgment – Preliminary ruling – Directive 93/13/EEC – Article 7 – Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union – Article 47 – Contracts with consumers – mortgage contract – Unfair – foreclosure procedure – Right of Appeal ‘

Court: ECJ
Date: 17-Jul-2014
Judges: A. Tizzano, P
Statutes: Directive 93/13/EEC, Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union
Links: Bailii,
References:
Cases Cited:

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Sanchez Morcillo And Abril Garcia -v- Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA; ECJ 3-Jul-2014

Position – Directive 93/13/EEC – Unfair terms in contracts concluded with consumers – adequate and effective means for the continued use of unfair terms – Limiting the possibility of appeal against a ruling on the opposition to the execution mortgage foreclosure – procedural autonomy of the Member States – Principle of effectiveness – Effective judicial protection – Equality of arms

Court: ECJ
Date: 03-Jul-2014
Judges: Nils M Wahl AG
Statutes: Directive 93/13/EEC
Links: Bailii,
References: [2014] EUECJ C-169/14_O, C-169/14
Cases Cited:
Cited By:

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Nexans and Nexans France -v- Commission; ECJ 25-Jun-2014

ECJ Judgment – Appeal – Competition – Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 – Administrative procedure – Inspection – Decision ordering an inspection – Obligation to state reasons – Reasonable grounds – Geographic market

Court: ECJ
Date: 25-Jun-2014
Judges: T. von Danwitz, P
Statutes: Regulation (EC) No 1/2003
Links: Bailii,
References: ECLI:EU:C:2014:2030, [2014] EUECJ C-37/13
Cases Cited:

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Conseil -v- Alumina; ECJ 17-Jul-2014

ECJ Advocate General’s Opinion – Appeal – Dumping – Implementing Regulation (EU) No 464/2011 – Importation of zeolite A powder originating in Bosnia and Herzegovina – Regulation (EC) No 1225/2009 – Article 2 – Normal Value – Commercial Operations normal

Court: ECJ
Date: 17-Jul-2014
Judges: Mengozzi AG
Statutes: Regulation (EU) No 464/2011, Regulation (EC) No 1225/2009
Links: Bailii,
References: C-393/13, [2014] EUECJ C-393/13_O, ECLI: EU: C: 2014:2105

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