President Carl Baudenbacher visited Lima
Upon invitation of Dr Luis Diez Canseco, former President of the Court of Justice of the Andean Community, the President of the Court, Prof. Dr Dr Carl Baudenbacher, visited Peru in the week of 25 April. He was accompanied by his spouse, Dr Doris Baudenbacher-Tandler, by Dr Laura Melusine Baudenbacher, Legal Secretary at the Swiss Federal Administrative Court, and by his Head of Cabinet, Dr Philipp Speitler.
On 25 April he had a meeting with Dr. Diez Canseco. Amongst the participants of that meeting were Dr Ricardo Guillermo Vinatea Medina, Justice at the Supreme Court of Peru, and Prof. Roy Raúl Solórzano Solórzano, Director of the Masters Program in Intellectual Property and Competition Law at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú PUCP. On 27 April he paid a visit to Mr Walker San Miguel Rodríguez, Secretary General of the Andean Community. In the evening of that day he was received by the President of the Supreme Court of Peru, Doctor Víctor Ticona Postigo, and his delegation. On Thursday, 28 April, President Baudenbacher delivered the keynote speech at the annual international conference of PUCP’s law faculty on the topic “A Two Pillar System for South America (Mercosur/Andean Community)? - Experiences from the EEA”. Further speakers were Dr Laura Melusine Baudenbacher (“Key Issues of Competition Law Enforcement. Burden and Standard of Proof – Standard of Review – Extraterritorial Application”) and Dr Philipp Speitler (“Display Band and Plain Packaging Litigating and Arbitrating the Nudging of Smokers”)
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Vacancy Announcement 2016/01 - Temporary Legal Secretary
The EFTA Court invites applications for the position of 'Temporary Legal Secretary'. Deadline for applications is 30 May 2016. Further information can be found under Vacancies.
Press Release 03/16 - Case E-14/15 - Holship Norge AS v Norsk Transportarbeiderforbund
Judgment in Case E-14/15 - Holship Norge AS v Norsk Transportarbeiderforbund
Press Release 02/16 - Case E-4/15 - Icelandic Financial Services Association v EFTA Surveillance Authority
Order of the Court in Case E-4/15 - Icelandic Financial Services Association v EFTA Surveillance Authority
Order of the Court in Case E-4/15 - Icelandic Financial Services Association v EFTA Surveillance Authority, delivered on 31 March 2016.
President Carl Baudenbacher visited Iceland
Following the invitation of Foreign Minister Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, the President of the Court, Carl Baudenbacher, visited Iceland in the week of 14 March 2016. He was accompanied by his spouse, Dr Doris Baudenbacher-Tandler, and his Head of Cabinet, Dr Philipp Speitler. President Baudenbacher first met H.E. Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, Permanent Secretary Stefán Haukur Jóhannesson, and Director General Kristján Andri Stefánsson. In the afternoon on 14 March, he held a causerie entitled “The EEA in Action - Some Thoughts After 22 Years” at the Icelandic Lawyers Association. The session which was attended by some 90 people was chaired by the Chairman of the Icelandic Judges’ Association and former Registrar of the EFTA Court, Judge Skúli Magnússon. In the evening, the Prime Minister of Iceland, H.E. Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, and his spouse, Anna Sigurlaug Pálsdóttir, hosted a dinner for the visitors from Luxembourg in the Government’s guesthouse. On 16 March, President Baudenbacher met H.E. Bjarni Benediktsson, Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, and Permanent Secretary Guðmundur Árnason. And he was interviewed by Icelandic TV host Þóra Arnórsdóttir. During his stay in Iceland, President Baudenbacher furthermore paid visits to the Supreme Court of Iceland, the Reykjavík District Court and the District Court of Borgarnes. On the last day of their stay, the Baudenbacher’s were received for an exchange of views by the President of Iceland, H.E Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson.
Press Release 01/16 - Case E-17/15 - Ferskar kjötvörur ehf. v the Icelandic State
Judgment in Case E-23/15 - EFTA Surveillance Authority v The Principality of Liechtenstein
Judgment in Case E-23/15 - EFTA Surveillance Authority v The Principality of Liechtenstein, delivered in open Court on 1 February 2016.
Judgment in Case E-22/15 - EFTA Surveillance Authority v The Principality of Liechtenstein
Judgment in Case E-22/15 - EFTA Surveillance Authority v The Principality of Liechtenstein, delivered in open Court on 1 February 2016.