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2013-03-11 16:21:09

CHESTER, England, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - Young female drivers see an increase of 15 per cent on car insurance premiums - Young male drivers see fall in premiums by 22 per cent Young female motorists have witnessed their car insurance premiums soar by 14.9 per cent as a result of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling on gender pricing which came into force in December, according to MoneySupermarket...

2012-10-25 07:32:06

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a 4-hour hearing that ran past midnight, the Beverly Hills City Council voted to overturn its own Department of Finance Administration's $5.5 million business tax assessment on ECJ's client, a Beverly Hills ambulatory surgical center (ASC). The department made that assessment based on its determination that the ASC's primary purpose was to provide surgical space and, therefore, should be taxed as someone who rents out commercial property...

2011-12-21 07:34:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today issued the following statement regarding the decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on the A4A legal challenge to the unilateral application of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) to international aviation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111201/DC15444LOGO) "Today's court decision further isolates the...

EU Court Rules ISPs Cannot Be Forced To Block Copyrighted Content
2011-11-26 05:50:20

Content owners cannot force Internet service providers to filter or block copyright-infringing material, including programs and websites that allow users to illegally download music or other files, according to a ruling handed down by the European Court of Justice Thursday. According to Mark Brown of Wired.co.uk, the ruling, handed down by the EU's highest court, ends a court battle that started seven years ago. In 2004, Belgian music rights firm SABAM learned that users of a local ISP,...

2011-10-06 05:18:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today issued the following statement in response to the preliminary opinion issued by the Advocate General in the European Court of Justice regarding the lawsuit challenging the unilateral application of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) to international aviation (Case C-366/10 Air Transport Association). "The...

2011-07-05 11:52:00

WASHINGTON, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today in the European Court of Justice (ECJ), called for the European Union application of an Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) to be dismissed and declared illegal. The ATA, which brought the action on behalf of all of its members, said in its argument that aviation greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions should be regulated on a global...

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2011-04-27 14:38:22

Research scientists report that a case at a European Court of Justice (ECJ) could block development of embryonic stem cell-based therapies in Europe. The ECJ's advocate general said all patents on embryonic stem cell-related technologies should be banned on moral grounds.  However, leading stem-cell scientists said that could spell disaster for drug firms seeking treatments for conditions like blindness and spinal chord injuries. "If the ECJ was to follow this opinion, the reality is...

2010-07-23 06:45:00

LONDON, July 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - David Slays Goliath as 30 Year Monopoly is Ended - High Court Says That WPS is Lawful Clone of SAS System World Programming Ltd (WPL), a fast-growing UK-based company and a relatively recent entrant to the world of data management and business analytics software, has today secured a major legal victory in the High Court against analytics software giant SAS Institute, heralding the end of SAS Institute's 30 year monopoly in platforms...

2009-05-22 08:50:00

CLICHY, France, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- In a decision passed today by the UK High Court of Justice, the court agreed with the view held from the outset by L'Oreal, that eBay could do more to prevent trade mark infringement and suggested 10 measures: - filter listings before they are posted on the Site - use additional filters, including filters to detect listings of not-for-sale products and unboxed products - filter descriptions as well as titles - require...

2009-01-20 11:25:36

The European Court of Justice said employers must pay workers on sick leave up to four weeks of holiday pay after extended illnesses. A worker does not lose his right to paid annual leave which he has been unable to exercises because of sickness, the court said in its ruling, The Times of London reported. He must be compensated for his annual leave not taken, the court said. The ruling, protested by the business community as costly during an economic downturn, means the benefits of sick...