An evaluation of the extent to which the Court of Justice of the European Union’s interpretation of Article 101 TFEU has been effective in tackling restrictive agreements.

The focus of this essay is to critically asses what Article 101 TFEU provides and analyse some important cases related to infringement of Article 101. It will also provide an evaluation of the Court of Justice of the European Union’s (CJEU) interpretation of the article in question, and measures adopted to tackle agreements restricting competition. [...]

Guangzhou and Germany Strengthen International Business Opportunities With Increased Trade Volume and Cross-Border Development

Early 2017 data shows increased levels of trade collaboration between Germany and Guangzhou, China's most integral business centre and key international trade hub. In the first quarter of 2017, the goods trading volume between Guangzhou and Germany soared to nearly $1.38 billion - up 62.5%. By the first quarter of 2017, 144 German companies had invested [...]

Roman Catholic School Board Settles Human Rights Case to Stop Subjecting Students to “Creed-based Pressure”

In a case with province-wide implications, a former high school student from Midland, Ontario reached a settlement with her local Catholic school board and the Ontario Catholic School Trustees Association that will guarantee students "the right to be free from creed-based pressure" when making requests to be exempt from religious courses, programs or activities. In [...]

ATBcoin Cryptocurrency ICO Now Underway Across Globe

With the wildly successful press reception of ATBcoin's U.S. introductory launch last Thursday, the company's Project Team is reporting over $12 million has been raised within the first fifteen-minutes of the cryptocurrency's highly-anticipated ICO. According to CEO Edward Ng, the company's technologically revolutionary cryptocurrency has already attracted excited investors from the U.S., Canada, and China. [...]

Humaniq Opens New US Office in Silicon Valley

Humaniq, the Ethereum-based blockchain banking app offering financial inclusion solutions for the unbanked, just opened a new office space in San Francisco, following a successful pre-seed funding campaign that reached nearly 12,000 participants and surpassed $5.2 Million. This development will intensify the capacity of Humaniq to accelerate its global social impact by working alongside leading [...]

Times Higher Education and PolyU Co-host Innovation & Impact Summit

More than 200 participants, including influential higher education and industry leaders, entrepreneurs and policy-makers around the globe, gather in Hong Kong for the inaugural Times Higher Education (THE) Innovation & Impact Summit. Co-hosted by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and THE, the Summit inspires participants with a series of thought-provoking panel discussions on best [...]

European Parliament President Speech at the Formal sitting of the EuroLat Parliamentary Assembly to mark the Sixtieth Anniversary of the Signing of the Treaty of Rome

The President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, delivered a speech at the formal sitting of the EuroLat Parliamentary Assembly marking the sixtieth anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome. President Tajani's speech (check against delivery): “Mr Mayor, Mr President of the European component of EuroLat, Mr President of the Latin American component [...]