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EU takes next step against Hungary for criminalising asylum-focused NGOs

January 24, 2019, 3:07 pm
The European Commission has today decided to send a reasoned opinion to Hungary concerning legislation that criminalises activities that support asylum and residence applications and further restricts... 

Hungary's state monopoly over mobile payments ruled illegal by EU Court

November 7, 2018, 12:10 pm
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled on Wednesday that the Hungarian state’s monopoly over national mobile payment services was illegal. The ruling would require the end of exclusive... 

Commission refers Poland to ECJ to protect Supreme Court

September 24, 2018, 4:45 pm
As Polish authorities failed to alleviate legal concerns of the European Commission about the country’s judicial reform, the EU executive has referred the country to the Court of Justice. The case... 

Commission takes further steps against Hungary over asylum rules

July 19, 2018, 1:02 pm
The European Commission has on Thursday decided to refer Hungary to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) for non-compliance of its asylum and return legislation with EU law. 18/07/2018... 

European Commission to fire upon Hungary on two fronts

July 18, 2018, 3:20 pm
The European Commission is to open infringement proceedings against Hungary for the adoption of the so-called ‘Stop Soros’ law, legislation aimed at civil organisations assisting refugees... 

EU to take Hungary to court for breach of air quality rules

May 17, 2018, 2:32 pm
The European Commission has on Thursday referred six EU member states, including Hungary, to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) for failing to respect agreed air quality limit values and for failing to... 

Hungary loses special tax cases vs. European Commission

April 25, 2018, 12:52 pm
The European Court of Justice has put an end to a case against Hungary opened about 30 months ago. Under the latest ruling of the Curia, the suspension of two Hungarian taxes by the European Commission... 

Luxembourg backs Austria in legal action over Hungarian nuclear power plant

March 6, 2018, 9:06 am
Luxembourg stands with Austria in its lawsuit launched against the European Commission at the European Court of Justice over a controversial nuclear power plant expansion in Hungary, Luxembourg’s... 

Hungary loses case against European Court over online casino law

February 28, 2018, 4:13 pm
After Unibet, British company Sporting Odds has also won a case against Hungary at the European Court of Justice. The ECJ ruled that Hungarian legislation on the grant of concessions for operating traditional... 

Austria to sue EU over allowing expansion of Hungary nuclear plant

January 22, 2018, 12:45 pm
Austria plans to sue the European Commission for allowing Hungary to expand its Paks nuclear power plant as it does not view nuclear energy as the way to combat climate change or as being in the common... 

Commission refers Hungary to Court of Justice in three cases

December 7, 2017, 11:46 am
The European Commission has on Thursday decided to refer Hungary to the Court of Justice for non-compliance with its legal obligation on relocation, for its law on foreign-funded NGOs and also for its... 

Merkel wants EU Council to tackle Hungary's defiance

September 12, 2017, 9:20 am
“It’s unacceptable that a government says a ruling of the European Court of Justice does not interest them," German Chancellor Angela Merkel told daily newspaper Berliner Zeitung in an interview... 

Hungary rejects EU court ruling on relocation quotas

September 6, 2017, 1:05 pm
The ruling of the European Court of Justice announced today in the relocation quota case is totally unacceptable, irresponsible and outrageous, Hungary’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter... 

EU Court rules against Hungary, Slovakia in relocation quota case

September 6, 2017, 10:16 am
The European Court of Justice has on Wednesday dismissed in their entirety the actions brought by Slovakia and Hungary against the provisional mechanism for the mandatory relocation of asylum seekers... 

Bombastic surprise may be awaiting Hungary on Wednesday

September 4, 2017, 3:56 pm
True to the form, the European Court of Justice will on 6 September rule against a claim by Hungary and Slovakia in a matter of resettlement quotas, but the ECJ has only recently gone up against the Advocate... 

EU Court rules against Hungary in Unibet gambling case

June 22, 2017, 11:57 am
"The Hungarian legislation on the authorization of online games of chance is not compatible with the principle of the freedom to provide services," the Court of Justice of the European Union said in... 

EU court rules against Hungarian road toll system

March 22, 2017, 1:23 pm
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on Wednesday in favour of two transport companies that challenged Hungary’s toll system. The ECJ ruled that the fine imposed on two transport companies... 

Commission takes Hungary to court

November 17, 2016, 1:59 pm
The European Commission has decided to take further steps with regard to Hungary and take the member state to court over its National Mobile Payment Plc., arguing that it needlessly restricts access to... 

Parts of Hungary's cafeteria system incompatible with EU law, court rules

February 23, 2016, 12:07 pm
The European Court of Justice has ruled on Tuesday that certain aspects of Hungary’s SZÉP leisure-card and Erzsébet meal-voucher schemes, under which employers in Hungary may provide their employees... 

Hungary to eat humble pie in food chain inspection fee case vs. EU

October 19, 2015, 2:19 pm
The Hungarian government is turning to the European Court of Justice over a European Commission decision to suspend application of the progressive rates of the food chain inspection fee. However, it is... 
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