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The Safe Harbour Decision May be a Reaction Against the Snowdon Revelations, but the Direction of Travel is Clear

The Safe Harbour Decision May be a Reaction Against the Snowdon Revelations, but the Direction of Travel is Clear

Data protection law, once the preserve of tragic anoraks with too much time on their hands (in the words of one ...
Tyco: Travel, Working Time, Wages and the Route to Casualisation

Tyco: Travel, Working Time, Wages and the Route to Casualisation

As casualisation strategies proliferate in the wake of the global crisis, techniques are being devised to exclude ...
USDAW v Ethel Austin in the ECJ

USDAW v Ethel Austin in the ECJ

The recent judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-80/14, USDAW v Woolworths (30 April 2015) is a further ...
One May Not Retain Personal Data Forever: The Judgment in Google Spain

One May Not Retain Personal Data Forever: The Judgment in Google Spain

The Court of Justice of the European Union recently held in Google Spain that an individual may, in some cases, ...
CJEU Holds the Data Retention Directive Invalid

CJEU Holds the Data Retention Directive Invalid

In joined cases C-293/12 and C-594/12, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that Directive ...
The CJEU’s Ruling in AMS and the Horizontal Effect of the Charter

The CJEU’s Ruling in AMS and the Horizontal Effect of the Charter

In its judgment in AMS (15 January 2014), the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled on ...
XYZ or HJ: How do EU and UK refugee law stack up on identity issues?

XYZ or HJ: How do EU and UK refugee law stack up on identity issues?

The purpose of refugee law is to give sanctuary to people fleeing persecution because of some aspect of their ...
When does the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights apply? The case of Fransson and why we should care

When does the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights apply? The case of Fransson and why we should care

The recognition of fundamental rights as part of the general principles of EU law by the Court of Justice of the ...
Kadi II: Fundamental Rights and International Terrorism

Kadi II: Fundamental Rights and International Terrorism

In its judgment in Kadi II (18 July 2013), the Court of Justice of the European Union (Grand Chamber) sought to ...

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