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EU Adopts New Crimea Sanctions As Summit Weighs Crisis

The European Union on December 18 agreed to new sanctions against Moscow-annexed Crimea as EU leaders prepared to discuss a “tough and responsible” strategy toward Russia following its involvement in Ukraine. 482 more words

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Do UKIP have a chance in Cardiff?

The European elections last May saw UKIP narrowly miss out on top spot to Labour. Although UKIP had gathered significant support throughout the UK in the run-up to the election, UKIP’s showing in Wales was still seen by many as a shock. 211 more words

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Ukraine wouldn’t have civil war if not for EU - Putin

RT | December 18, 2014

If EU authorities had called the organizers of Ukraine’s coup to order, the country wouldn’t have faced a civil war, believes Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Commission sends formal charges to Honeywell and DuPont regarding cooperation on car air conditioning refrigerant

By Gabriele Accardo

On 21 October 2014 the European Commission issued formal charges to Honeywell and DuPont, based on allegations that the cooperation agreement they entered into in 2010 on the production of a new refrigerant for use in car air-conditioning systems (R-1234yf) may have limited its availability and technical development, in breach of Article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (“TFEU”) which prohibits anticompetitive agreements. 315 more words


Advocate General hands down opinion on Huawei’s alleged SEP abuse

By Gabriele Accardo

On 20 November 2014 Advocate General Wathelet delivered a much-awaited opinion in the case concerning a reference for a preliminary ruling by the Landgericht Düsseldorf (“Düsseldorf Regional Court”) in the context of the dispute between Huawei and ZTE on 4G/Long-Term-Evolution (“LTE”) technologies (see… 1,139 more words


EU Court: Embedding copyrighted videos that are freely available online does not constitute a copyright infringement

By Gabriel M. Lentner

On 21 October 2014 the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) issued in an accelerated procedure (pursuant to Article 99 of the Court’s Rules of Procedure) an order in the case of… 474 more words