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The law on the marital status is a competence of the Member States. The EU law prohibits, however, discrimination in employment based on sexual orientation. Recently the CJEU ruled that same sex couples who enter into registered partnerships deserve the same benefits at the workplace as the married employees, the reason being that their legal… » read more

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Can copyright holders demand from internet service providers (ISPs) blocking access to sites that violate copyrights? According to Advocate General Cruz Villalon, they can. Judgment passed in the UPC Telekabel case will add to the growing CJEU case law related to the obligations of online intermediaries. It will enrich the ongoing debate on blocking websites… » read more

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