Members of the European Parliament have voted today to weaken a proposal from the Commission on EU collective redress, undermining the possibility for European citizens to defend themselves against illegal actions by companies, lawyers say.
The Court of Justice of the EU has ruled that the Commission was right to reject a request for internal review from the NGO Mellifera regarding the authorisation of glyphosate.
It is time for Europeans to have the right to act collectively if they are the victim of industry abuse.
On 9 October, the Hague Court of Appeal confirmed the District Court’s conclusion that the Netherlands must reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 25% before 2020 to meet its obligations under national law.
For the first time in infringement proceedings, the CJEU has ruled that a national court, the French Conseil d’Etat, breached EU law for not making a preliminary reference regarding the interpretation of EU law in accordance with Article 267 TFEU.