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Melli Bank (Melli I - CFI)

The Court of First Instance upholds the Council’s Decision freezing Melli Bank’s funds. The Court concluded that the Council was entitled to conclude that Melli Bank is owned or controlled by an entity identified as being engaged in nuclear proliferation.  Appeal Case before the Court of Justice C-380/09 P
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Othman

The Court of First Instance annuls the Council Regulation freezing Omar Mohammed Othman’s funds, notably on the ground that the applicant's rights of defence, in particular the right to be heard,...
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People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (OMPI II - CFI)

The Court of First Instance annuls the Council Decision 2007/868/EC of 20 December 2007  implementing Article 2(3) of Regulation No 2580/2001 on specific restrictive measures directed against...
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Ireland v. Council and Commission (Data Retention Directive)

The Data Retention Directive (Directive 2006/24/CE) is founded on an appropriate legal basis. The directive was correctly adopted on the basis of the EC Treaty as it relates predominantly to...
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Vladimir Turanský

The ne bis in idem principle enshrined in Article 54 of the Convention implementing the Schengen Agreement (...), does not fall to be applied to a decision by which an authority of a Contracting...
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Bourquain

Prohibition on being tried twice for the same acts also applies to a conviction which could never have been directly enforced. This interpretation intends to ensure that no one is prosecuted...
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People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (OMPI III - CFI)

The Court of First Instance annuls Council Decision 2008/583/EC of 15 July 2008 implementing Article 2(3) of Regulation No 2580/2001 on specific restrictive measures directed against certain...
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