European Court of Justice

The EU is not joking, sharp penalty applied: One million euros a day

The decision was made because it did not suspend the disciplinary Chamber of the Supreme Court.
The decision of the European Court of Justice followed after the European Commission requested "financial penalties" in order to ensure respect for the verdict from July, reports the AP agency.

Hungary threatened with misdemeanor proceedings; the deadline expires tomorrow

Hungary is required to withdraw the law, assessed as discriminatory towards the LGBT community, which will enter into force in that country tomorrow.
"If Hungary does not rectify such a situation, the EC will use the powers given to it as the guardian of the agreement," Ursula von der Leyen told the European Parliament.

CCR rules special Section for Judicial Crimes is constitutional, offers interpretation of CJEU relevant decision

The Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR) rejected today several constitutional challenges to Law No. 304/2004 on judicial organization and also unanimously quashed challenges to several articles in OUG No. 90/2018 on specific measures for rendering operational the Section for the Investigation of Judicial Crimes (SIIJ).

Romania submits to CJE Registry requests for annulment of Mobility Package I provisions

Several requests regarding the intervention of the Romanian government in 12 actions for annulment of some provisions in Mobility Package I brought by Bulgaria, Cyprus, Lithuania, Malta, Poland and Hungary have been submitted to the Registry of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).

Ministry says late MIFID II transposition had no major consequences

Ljubljana – Responding to the EU Court of Justice ordering Slovenia pay a fine for failing to transpose changes to the EU directive on markets in financial instruments in due time, the Finance Ministry said the delay had not affected private and public interests. It added that the European Commission had been informed about the transposition.

Polish Courts: Independent Judiciary Wins Battle, Not War

Poland's battered judiciary scored a small but important victory on Tuesday, when Warsaw district court judge Igor Tuleya "survived" a hearing before the Disciplinary Chamber of the Supreme Court.

Experts called it a significant win in the struggle raging over ultimate political control of the Polish judiciary, in which Tuleya is seen as one of the most prominent independent figures.