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In the recent DI case, the Court of Justice has added another chapter to the saga of the difference between the extents of the application of the rights arising from Directive 2000/78/EC on non-discrimination and the general principle of non-discrimination on the ground of age in employment (the Directive also prohibits discrimination in employment on… » read more

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Posted by Aline Vanderborght

  On 16 June 2016 Advocate Geneal (AG) Szpunar, who recently is very active in the field of European copyright (see also on this blog here), published his Opinion in Vereniging Openbare Bibliotheken v Stichting Leenrecht. The case deals with the question whether public libraries are entitled to lend electronic versions of books (e-books) and,… » read more

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Introduction   Over the years, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) persistently emphasized the fundamental importance of the preliminary reference procedure within the EU judicial system. The procedure defined under Article 267 TFEU enables a dialogue between the national courts and the CJEU with the aim of ensuring the uniform interpretation and… » read more

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Posted by Aline Vanderborght