Western and Central Europe

EU Publishes Proposal for an International Investment Court under TTIP (November 12, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On November 12, 2015, the European Union (EU) published its proposal for investment protection an

Portuguese Company Wins Claim Brought Under Hungary-Portugal BIT (November 4, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On November 4, 2015, an arbitral tribunal constituted under the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (

Court of Justice of the European Union Defines the Concept of Extrajudicial Documents (November 11, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On November 11, 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union (Court) issued a

European Court of Human Rights Rules Negationist and Anti-Semitic Performances Not Protected (November 10, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On November 10, 2015, the European Court of Human rights ruled in M’Bala M

France and U.S. Sign Bilateral Agreement on the Establishment of a Compensation Fund for Holocaust Victims Deported from France (November 1, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

European Parliament Votes to Refuse Snowden Extradition (October 29, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On October 29, 2015, the European Parliament voted to approve a resolution calling on member states to “drop any criminal charges against Edward Snowden, grant him protection and consequently preve

Italian Court Rules that Same-Sex Marriages Cannot Be Registered in Italy (October 29, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On October 26, 2015, Italy’s highest administrative court (Court) ruled (judgment only avai

European Court of Human Rights Decides Safeguards Regarding Surveillance of a Detainee’s Consultations with His Lawyer Were Insufficient (October 27, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On October 27, 2015, the European Court of Human Rights (Court) ruled in R.E. v.

Court of Justice of the European Union Decides that the Exchange of Traditional Currencies for Virtual Currency is Exempt from VAT (October 22, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On October 22, 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union (Court)

European Court of Human Rights Rules that Conviction for Expressing Controversial Views on Armenians Violated Freedom of Expression (October 15, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On October 15, 2015, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in Perinçek v.