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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 imposing certain specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities associated with Usama bin Laden. They brought an action for annulment of the Regulation but the CFI...
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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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Maria Pupino

The Court of Justice confirms that the principle that national law must be interpreted in conformity with community law applies in the area of police and judicial cooperation in criminal...
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Berlusconi and others

The authorities of a Member State may not, in criminal proceedings relating to false accounting, rely on a directive as such against an accused person. A directive cannot – by itself and...
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Miraglia

The principle ne bis in idem, enshrined in Article 54 of the Convention implementing the Schengen Agreement, does not fall to be applied to a decision of the judicial authorities of one...
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Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and Kurdistan National Congress (KNK)

The CFI rejects the claims brought by the PKK and the KNK.  Appeal Case before the Court of Justice C-229/05 P
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