Western and Central Europe

European Court of Human Rights Rules that Upholding Defamation Claim against MP Violated Her Freedom of Expression (February 2, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On February 2, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights

European Court of Human Rights Rules Self-Regulatory Body and Internet News Portal Not Liable for Online Reader Comments (February 2, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On February 2, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that a self-regu

U.K. Announces Sanctions on Those Deemed Responsible for Litvinenko Murder (January 21, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On January 21, 2016, the U.K. announced sanctions against two men thought to be the killers of Alexander Litvinenko, a former KGB officer and critic of the Russian government.

European Court of Human Rights Rules Greek Authorities’ Treatment of Criminal Complaint by Human Trafficking Victim was Incompatible with Convention (January 21, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On January 21, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights (Court)

European Court of Human Rights Decides Defamation Claims Interferred with Right to Freedom of Expression (January 21, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On January 21, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights (Court) ruled (judgmen

Court of Justice of the European Union Rules Leniency Programs of the EU and Member States Coexist Autonomously (January 20, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On January 20, 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union (Court)

The General Court of the European Union Upholds Fines Imposed on Toshiba and Mitsubishi Electric For Participation in Cartel (January 19, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On January 19, 2016, the General Court of the European Union (Court) upheld the imposition of fines on

Implementation Day Announced for Iran Nuclear Sanctions (January 16, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On January 16, 2016, the UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reported that Agency inspectors confirmed Iran’s compliance with all required preparatory steps under the Joint Comprehensive P

Special Court for Crimes Committed During Kosovo War Established in The Hague (January 15, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On January 15, 2016, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands issued a

European Commission Rejects Belgium Corporate Tax Break Worth $765 Million (January 11, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On January 11, 2016, the European Commission decided that a corporate tax break Belgium had granted to thirty-five companies violates EU state-aid rules.