Monthly Archives: January 2013

Ryanair fully liable in ash cloud passenger compensation case

The BBC reports that the Court of Justice has ruled Ryanair to be fully liable to reimburse the costs incurred by a passenger who endured a seven-day wait for a Faro-Dublin flight delayed as a result of the ash cloud caused by … Continue reading

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Expert Group on a European Insurance Contract Law established by the Commission

By a Decision of 17 January 2013 (2013/C 16/03) the European Commission set up an Expert Group on a European Insurance Contract Law. The group of experts will be composed of representatives of stakeholders, including the insurance industry, the main … Continue reading

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The Cameron speech and the Common European Sales Law

Little noticed amidst the opposing cries of joy and horror that have greeted UK Prime Minister David Cameron's speech on the future relationship between the UK and the European Union on 23 January 2013 was his renewal of support for … Continue reading

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New paper from MP’s on proposed Common European Sales Law

The European Scrutiny Committee of the House of Commons continues to argue that article 114 of the TFEU is not a correct basis for the proposed Common European Sales Law (CESL). This is in spite of the fact that article … Continue reading

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