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Ayadi (CFI)

The Court of First Instance clarifies the rights of individuals whose funds have been frozen in connection with the fight against international terrorism. First of all, the Court of First Instance confirms that, as it has held in Yusuf and Kadi, the European Community has competence to order the freezing of individuals’ funds in the context of the battle against international terrorism....
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Passenger Name Record (EU-US Agreement)

The Court annuls the Council Decision concerning the conclusion of an agreement between the European Community and the United States of America on the processing and transfer of personal data and...
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Van Esbroeck

The ne bis in idem principle, enshrined in Article 54 of the Convention implementing the Schengen Agreement (…), must be applied to criminal proceedings brought in a Contracting State for acts for...
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Selmani

The Court of First Istance dismisses the action of Mr Selmani as manifestly inadmissible.
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Yusuf, Barakaat and others (CFI)

M. Yusuf and others were designated by the Sanctions Committee of the UN as being associated with Usama bin Laden. The Council implemented that blacklist with Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002...
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Yassin Abdullah Kadi (Kadi I - CFI)

The Court of First Instance gives its first judgments concerning acts adopted in the fight against terrorism (Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 ordering the freezing of funds of persons included in a...
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Commission vs. Council (Environmental offences)

The European Community has the power to require the member states to lay down criminal penalties for the purpose of protecting the environment. The Court of Justice annuls the Council’s...
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