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Although Community Law is a large sphere of law, dealing with a prima facie bewildering array of technical issues, it is nevertheless a coherent form of law if subject to an appropriate and rigorous legal analysis. Pappas & Associates excel in many of them. So far the firm has dealt –besides Competition, Internal Market and Health and Consumer issues- with a number of cases covering the following specific fields.

ARBITRATION

  • ICC, CEPANI and other international arbitration systems and tribunals

EMPLOYMENT - STAFF CASES

  • Dismissals
  • Pension rights
  • Promotions
  • Recruitment (EU, private sector)
  • Rights, obligations and working conditions of EU officials
  • Disciplinary law (IDOC and OLAF)

ENERGY

  • Electricity and gas markets
  • Chemicals
  • Liberalisation of energy markets
  • Services of general economic interest
  • New and renewable energy sources
  • Hydro-technology

ENTERPRISE

  • Industrial policy
  • Access to markets and SMSs
  • ICT and tourism-professional skills
  • Technical specifications and prevention to trade
  • Internal market for products
  • Entertainment and Chance games
  • Internet gambling

ENVIRONMENT

  • Air pollution
  • Animal Welfare
  • Chemicals (REACH)
  • Environmental programmes (Natura)
  • Noise pollution
  • Waste
  • Water pollution

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND BROADCASTING

  • Advertising - protection of minors
  • Audiovisual policy (TVWF reform and AVMSD - TV broadcasting rights - sporting events)
  • Digital Rights Management
  • Sustainable and secure society
  • Information Communication Technologies (Regulatory Framework Reform, broadband evolution)
  • Information Society Technologies (e-accessibility, e-inclusion)
  • Technical specifications

JUSTICE

  • Fundamental rights
  • EU citizenship and free movement of European citizens
  • Consumer and marketing law
  • Contract law
  • Data protection
  • Gender equality and discrimination
  • Relations with third countries

REGIONAL POLICY

  • Structural funds
  • Project management
  • Financial crisis

SPORTS

  • Anti-doping
  • Broadcasting
  • Distribution of sports goods
  • Free movement of athletes
  • Professional sports associations
  • Regulation of sport
  • Semi-professional athletes
  • Internet safety-Search engines

TAXATION

  • Classification in the Customs Code
  • Excise duties

TRADE

  • EU and WTO
  • Intellectual property rights
  • Rules of Origin and Free Trade Agreements
  • TRIPS

TRANSPORT

  • Aviation
  • Maritime Law
  • Road transport
  • Safety
  • Classification societies
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Competition Law
Internal Market
Health & consumer protection