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18/04/2013:

Definition of ‘periods of insurance’ – Calculation of retirement pension – Periods of insurance to be taken into consideration – Frontier workers – Period of incapacity for work – Aggregation of similar benefits paid by two Member States – Residence requirement: Case C-548/11 Mulders vs RvP

11/04/2013: Wholly unemployed atypical frontier workers who have maintained personal and business links in the Member State of last employment –Right to benefit in the Member State of residence – Relevance of the judgment of the Court of 12 June 1986 in Case 1/85 Miethe –concept of ‘unchanged situation’: Case C-443/11 Jeltes e.a. vs UWV
7/03/2013: National rules against overlapping – Old-age pension – Increase in the amount paid by a Member State – Survivor’s pension – Reduction in the amount paid by another Member State: Case C-127/11 van den Booren vs. RvP
21/02/2013: Family benefits for orphans – Aggregation of periods of insurance and employment – Periods completed by the surviving parent in another Member State: Case C-619/11 Dumont de Chassart vs. ONAFTS
06/12/2012: Public consultation on the coordination of long-term care benefits and unemployment benefits
05/12/2012: The updated Practical Guide on the applicable legislation is online
27/09/2012: The consolidated version of Regulation 987/2009 is online
04/10/2012: Determination of the legislation applicable – Article 14(2)(b) – Person normally employed in the territory of two or more Member States – Successive employment contracts – Employer established in the Member State of habitual residence of the worker – Employment performed exclusively in other Member States: Case C-115/11 Format Urzadzenia i Montaze Przemyslowe vs. ZUS I Oddzial w Warszawie
27/09/2012: Articles 13 and 14c – Legislation applicable – Company agent with residence in a Member State other than the State where the company has its registered office – National legislation establishing an irrebuttable presumption of pursuing a professional activity as a self employed person in the Member State where the company has its registered office – Obligatory insurance with that State’s social security scheme for self-employed persons: Case C-137/11 of Partena ASBL v Les Tartes de Chaumont-Gistoux SA
19/07/2012: Regulation 987/2009 - Article 44(2) - Examination of entitlement to old-age pension - Taking into account of child-raising periods completed in another Member State - Applicability - Article 21 TFEU - Free movement of citizens: Case C-522/10 of Doris Reichel-Albert v Deutsche Rentenversicherung Nordbayern
12/06/2012: Temporary work in a Member State other than that in which work is normally carried out - Family benefits - Applicable legislation - Possibility for child benefit to be granted by the Member State in which the temporary work is carried out but which is not the competent State: Case C-611-612/10 of Hudzinski/Wawrzyniak v Familienkasse
08/06/2012: The new Regulation, Regulation 465/2012 amending Regulation 883/2004 and Regulation 987/2009, is published in the Official Journal in all EU languages.
07/06/2012: Migrant workers - Legislation applicable - Worker holding Netherlands nationality working, for an employer established in the Netherlands, on board dredgers flying the Netherlands flag which operate outside the territory of the European Union - Residence in the territory of another Member State - Affiliation to the Netherlands social security system: Case C-106/11 of Bakker v Minister van Financiën
30/03/2012: New Communication from the European Commission on the external dimension of EU social security coordination: COM(2012) 153
26/03/2012: The 2012 trESS seminar calendar is now online
17/01/2012: New ECJ case regarding Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 - Article 13 - Worker employed on gas-drilling platform on the continental shelf adjacent to the Netherlands - Compulsory insurance - Refusal to pay invalidity benefit: Case C-347/10 of A. Salemink v. Raad van Bestuur van het Uitvoeringsinstituut werknemersverzekeringen
16/12/2011: The trESS Think Tank report 2011 on the coordination of long-term care benefits and the European report 2011 are published on the website. You will find them under Home > European resources.
15/12/2011: Migrant workers - Social security - Agreement between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the Swiss Confederation, of the other, on the free movement of persons - National of a Member State who has been pursuing a professional activity in Switzerland - Return to country of origin: Case C-257/10 of Försäkringskassan v Elisabeth Bergström
06/12/2011: The report of the trESS Analytical Study 2011 on the social security coverage of non-active persons moving to another Member State is published on the website. You will find it under Home > European resources.
20/10/2011: New ECJ case regarding Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 - Articles 77 and 78 - Pensioners entitled under the legislation of several Member States - Handicapped children - Family benefits for dependent children - Right to benefits in the former Member State of employment - Existence of a right to benefits in the Member State of residence - Failure to make a request - Choice of payment of an invalidity benefit incompatible with benefits for dependent children - Concept of 'benefit for dependent children' - Maintenance of rights acquired in the former Member State of employment: Case C-225/10 of Juan Perez Garcia e.a. v. Familienkasse Nürnberg
05/09/2011: The guides on the social security systems of the 31 countries in which the regulations on social security coordination apply are now online in 22 languages on the EC website
21/07/2011: New ECJ case regarding Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 - Articles 4, 10 and 10a - Short-term incapacity benefit in youth - Sickness benefit or invalidity benefit - Conditions of residence, presence on the date on which the claim is made and past presence - Citizenship of the Union - Proportionality: Case C-503/09 of Lucy Stewart v. Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
30/06/2011: New ECJ case regarding Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 - Former migrant worker - Work in the Member State of origin and in another Member State - Retirement in the Member State of origin - Pensions paid by both Member States - Separate social security scheme covering the risk of reliance on care - Existence in the other former Member State of employment - Optional continued affiliation to that scheme - Maintenance of the right to a care allowance after the return to the Member State of origin: Case C-388/09 of Joao Filipe da Silva Martins v. Bank Betriebskrankenkasse - Pflegekass
22/06/2011: New ECJ case regarding Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 - Freedom of movement for workers - Social security - Agreement on social security entered into by two Member States before accession to the European Union - Member State competent to determine the value of completed periods of insurance - Old-age pension - Supplementary benefit paid solely to nationals and residents of a Member State: Case C-399/09 of Marie Landtová v. Ceská správa socialního zabezpecení
25/05/2011: The new trESS Team Structure is now online (click on "who is who" on the homepage)
05/05/2011: New ECJ case regarding Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 - Mobility component of Disability Living Allowance - Separate benefit - Special non-contributory benefit - Non-exportability: Case C-537/09 of Bartlett et al. v. Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and New ECJ case regarding Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 - German Länder benefits for the blind, the deaf and the disabled - Residence qualification: Case C-206/10 of European Commission v. Federal Republic of Germany

04/04/2011: Directive 2011/24/EU of 9 March 2011 on the application of patients' rights in cross-border healthcare published
10/03/2011: New ECJ case regarding Regulation 1408/71: Tanja Borger v. Tiroler Gebietskrankenkasse (C-516/09)
03/03/2011 : New ECJ case regarding Regulation 1408/71: ZUS Oddzial w Nowym Saczu v Stanislawa Tomaszewska (C-440/09)
29/12/2010 : Publication of Regulation (EU) No 1231/2010 of 24 November 2010 extending Regulations (EC) Nos 883/2004 and 987/2009 to nationals of third countries who are not already covered by these Regulations solely on the ground of their nationality.
09/12/2010 : New ECJ case regarding Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71: Article 13(2)(d) - Concept of 'persons treated as' civil servants - Employment contract with a public authority: Case C-296/09 of Vlaamse Gemeenschap v. Maurits Baesen
18/11/2010 : New ECJ case regarding EU social security coordination: EU/Switzerland Agreement - Regulations (EEC) No 1408/71 and No 574/72 and Regulation (EC) No 859/2003 - Family benefits - National of a non member country working in Switzerland and residing with his spouse and children in a Member State of which the children are nationals: Case C-247/09 of Alketa Xhymshiti v. Bundesagentur für Arbeit - Familienkasse Lörrach
14/10/2010 : New ECJ cases regarding Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71:
Case C-345/09 of J.A. Van Delft et al. v. College voor Zorgverzekeringen
Case C-16/09 of Gudrun Schwemmer v. Agentur für Arbeit Villingen-Schwenningen - Familienkasse
05/10/2010 : New ECJ case regarding Article 49 EC and Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 - Hospital treatment provided in another Member State - Prior authorisation - Conditions of application of the second subparagraph of Article 22(2) of Regulation 1408/71 - Methods of reimbursement to the insured person of hospital expenses incurred in another Member State: Case C-173/09 of Georgi Ivanov Elchinov v. Natsionalna zdravnoosiguritelna kasa
05/10/2010 : New ECJ case regarding Article 49 EC and Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 - Medical treatment proposed in another Member State and requiring the use of major medical equipment - Requirement of prior authorisation - Planned treatment provided in another Member State - Difference in the levels of cover in force in the State of affiliation and in the State of stay: Case C-512/08 of European Commission v. French Republic
15/06/2010 : New ECJ case regarding Article 49 EC and Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 - Freedom to provide services - Social security for migrant workers - Hospital care needed during a temporary stay in another Member State - Lack of right to assistance from the competent institution to supplement that of the institution of the Member State of stay: Case C-211/08 of European Commission v. Kingdom of Spain
01/05/2010 : Regulations 883/2004 and 987/2009 have entered into force! Updated and extended versions of the E-learning module and Regulations database, reflecting the new Regulations, are now available on the trESS website.
26/11/2009 : New ECJ case regarding Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 - Social security for migrant workers - Family allowances - Refusal - National of one Member State resident with her child in another Member State, while the father of the child works in the former Member State: Case C-363/08 of Romana Slanina v. Unabhängiger Finanzsenat, Außenstelle Wien
30/10/2009 : The new implementing Regulation, Regulation 987/2009 laying down the procedure for implementing Regulation 883/2004, is published in the Official Journal in all EU languages. Also the Regulation amending and completing Regulation 883/2004, Regulation 988/2009, is officially published.
01/10/2009 : New ECJ case - Social security schemes - Invalidity benefits - Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 - Article 40(3) - Different benefit schemes in the Member States - Disadvantages for migrant workers - Contributions on which there is no return: Case C-3/08 of Ketty Leyman v. Institut national d'assurance maladie-invalidité (INAMI)
27/07/2009 : The Council and the European Parliament have formally adopted the new Implementing Regulation and the amendments to Regulation 883/2004.
16/07/2009 : New ECJ case regarding Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71, Chapter on sickness and maternity - Articles 18 EC, 39 EC and 49 EC - Benefits in kind intended to cover the risk of reliance on care - Residence in a Member State other than the competent State - Social security system of the Member State of residence not including benefits in kind linked to the risk of reliance on care: Case C 208/07 of Petra von Chamier Glisczinski v. Deutsche Angestellten-Krankenkasse
11/09/2008 :
New ECJ case regarding Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 - Freedom of movement for persons - Articles 39 EC and 42 EC - Statutory pension and accident insurance scheme - Benefit for reduced capacity to work or incapacity to work - Advance payment to unemployed persons who apply for the grant of a benefit - Whether the benefit is an 'unemployment benefit' or an 'invalidity benefit' - Residence qualification: Case C-228/07 of Jörn Petersen v. Arbeitsmarktservice Niederösterreich
20/05/2008 :
New ECJ case regarding Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 - Social security - Child benefit - Suspension of entitlement to benefits - Legislation applicable - Granting of benefits in the Member State of residence which is not the competent Member State:
Case C-352/06 of Brigitte Bosmann v. Bundesagentur für Arbeit - Familienkasse Aachen
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03/04/2008 :
New ECJ case regarding Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 - Self employed workers living and working in France - General social contribution - Social debt repayment contribution - Account taken of income received in another Member State and taxable in that State under a double taxation treaty:
Case C-103/06 of Philippe Derouin v. URSSAF de Paris - Région parisienne.