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17th anniversary Gülpen & Garay

January 18, 2017  | by Gülpen Garay

Dear friends, colleagues and clients, today is the 17th anniversary of the foundation of Gülpen & Garay. We would like to thank you all for the huge effort to make this office big and successful with all your daily passion for our clients and for the fight for more justice. Happy anniversary Gülpen & Garay!

Free Movement: European Commission publishes study on integration of mobile EU citizens in six cities

February 12, 2014  | by Gülpen Garay

EU citizens go to other EU countries mainly for job opportunities and are on average younger and more likely to be working. This is confirmed by a new, independent study on the impact of the right to move freely within the EU which was published today. The study focuses on six European cities, chosen for …

New EU Programmes to strengthen justice and rights adopted

January 27, 2014  | by Gülpen Garay

After two years of negotiations, the ”Justice Programme” and the ”Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme” were adopted by the European Parliament and the Council on 17 December. Both programmes will support the Commission’s efforts to build an EU-wide area of justice and rights, focusing on activities with an increased added value at EU level. They are of particular relevance to …

The euro crisis The sleepwalkers

June 1, 2013  | by Gülpen Garay

YOU may have missed it, but the European Union held a summit this week. Taking in a nutritious working lunch, Europe’s prime ministers, presidents and chancellors devoted half of Wednesday to weighty issues of energy and taxation. Gone are the panic-stricken sessions of last year, dogged by talk of the euro’s imminent failure. Today, Europe’s …

IRS Tea Party Scandal: White House Did Not Drive Investigation, Inspector General Says

May 15, 2013  | by Gülpen Garay

WASHINGTON — The IRS Inspector General said Tuesday that incompetence, not malice, was behind the tax agency’s heavy scrutiny of conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status in the lead-up to the 2012 elections. A 48-page IG report explicitly stated that the IRS behavior was “not politically biased,” that it was due to lower-level staff who …

Why I’m not giving the Weekly Address – ask President Obama – news from The White House

April 13, 2013  | by Gülpen Garay

Each week, like many presidents before me, I sit down to record a short address to the nation. It’s something I take very seriously because it offers a chance to bring focus to an issue that needs to be part of the national dialogue. But today, I’ve asked someone to take my place. Francine Wheeler …

April 5, 2013  | by Gülpen Garay

Justice Antonin Scalia’s angry dissent from the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down parts of Arizona’s tough anti-illegal-immigrant law outraged liberals even more than his biting words normally do. As part of his argument, that the decision imposed on the sovereignty of the states, Scalia reached outside the briefs and the oral arguments to mention …

Spanish city’s locksmiths say they’ll no longer assist with evictions

April 5, 2013  | by Gülpen Garay

In Spain, in 2012, more than 50,000 families were evicted from their homes when they failed to pay their rent or mortgage. As the year wound down, a handful of people committed suicide after learning they would be evicted. Now, in Pamplona, a group of experts who help carry out the evictions has said ‘No …

Connecticut Passes Nation’s Strictest Gun Law In Wake Of Sandy Hook Massacre

April 5, 2013  | by Gülpen Garay

WASHINGTON — Both houses of the Connecticut legislature passed some of the strictest gun control laws in the nation Wednesday night and early Thursday morning, approximately 100 days after 26 students and educators were shot and killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. In a dramatic marathon legislative session that lasted well into the …

Five jobs that didn’t exist 10 years ago

April 5, 2013  | by Gülpen Garay

Can you imagine a world without Facebook, iPhone apps, civil partnerships and the reimagined Doctor Who? That was Britain in 2003 – a time before people poked each other without fear of anyone pressing charges or trolled celebrities on Twitter. It was also a time when some of the jobs being advertised today simply didn’t …

Spain’s Socialists Why Spain’s left is in a funk

April 4, 2013  | by Gülpen Garay

Spain’s Socialists Why Spain’s left is in a funk The party leader struggles to put the government’s unpopularity to use Mar 23rd 2013 | MADRID |From the print edition ALFREDO PÉREZ RUBALCABA, leader of Spain’s beleaguered opposition Socialists, is a man with a noose around his neck. It is slowly tightening. More than a year …

Foreign minister: Spain is concerned about subpoena for princess, effect on country’s image

April 4, 2013  | by Gülpen Garay

MADRID — The Spanish government is deeply concerned about the fact that one of the king’s daughters has been named as a suspect in a corruption case, the foreign minister said Thursday. Minister Jose Manuel Garcia Margallo said the summoning of Princess Cristina affected the entire country’s image and urged that the case be resolved …

Spain Vs England – An Erasmus Experience

April 4, 2013  | by Gülpen Garay

Moving to Spain has been, without a doubt in my mind, one of the craziest experiences of my life. The first time I moved from home was a more delicate transition, going from Milan where I studied at a British school to the UK, it felt right and I knew what to expect. However, moving …

Spain’s economy Not yet the new Germany

April 4, 2013  | by Gülpen Garay

IS SPAIN the next Germany? It may not feel like that to the 26% of Spaniards who are unemployed. GDP shrank by 0.8% in the fourth quarter of 2012. Yet in some ways, Spain resembles the Germany of a decade ago, when Gerhard Schröder brought in reforms to turn the sick man of Europe into …

Spanish banks Up in smoke

April 4, 2013  | by Gülpen Garay

CYPRIOT depositors are not the only ones suffering the aftermath of a banking bust. People who bought shares or subordinated debt in Spain’s dodgiest cajas, or savings banks, have either been all but wiped out or forced to take hefty losses. Many small Spanish investors are among them. Four months after Spain requested a €40 …

CT Guns Legislation Reaches State House, Senate

April 4, 2013  | by Gülpen Garay

HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut’s Senate on Wednesday approved sweeping new restrictions on weapons and large-capacity magazines, a response to last year’s deadly Newtown elementary school shooting that would give the state some of the country’s tightest gun control laws. The December massacre of 26 people inside Sandy Hook Elementary School, which reignited a national debate …

Trade marks: Commission proposes easier access and more effective protection

April 2, 2013  | by Gülpen Garay

The European Commission has on the 27th. March presented a package of initiatives to make trade mark registration systems all over the European Union cheaper, quicker, more reliable and predictable. The proposed reform would improve conditions for businesses to innovate and to benefit from more effective trade mark protection against counterfeits, including fake goods in …

Europol: The EU hub for support to law enforcement cooperation and training

April 2, 2013  | by Gülpen Garay

On the 27th. March the Commission proposed to make the EU law enforcement Agency (Europol) more effective at collecting information, analysing it and sharing these analyses with the Member States. This will let Europol provide more concrete and targeted support to the national law enforcement authorities in their cross-border cooperation and investigations. At the same …

EU Justice Scoreboard: European Commission broadens the scope of its analysis of Member States’ justice systems

April 2, 2013  | by Gülpen Garay

The European Commission has today unveiled a new comparative tool to promote effective justice in the European Union and thereby reinforce economic growth. The EU Justice Scoreboard is a comparative tool, which seeks to provide reliable and objective data on the justice systems in all 27 Member States, and in particular on the quality, independence …

Josie Cunningham’s £4,800 NHS Boob Job – Money Well Spent?

April 1, 2013  | by Gülpen Garay

I am going to try as hard as possible not to turn this into a diatribe against vanity, wasted taxpayer’s money and the entire NHS philosophy. This is the story of an aspiring model who received a purported £4,800 breast enlargement on the NHS (enlarged to 36DD if you’re curious) because her ‘flat chest’ was …