EU Free Movement Goods Cases

Can you name the EU Free Movement of Goods Cases?

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German rule banning certain fruit liquor with less than 25% alcohol content. Court held that this was a measure having equivalent effect under Article 34 TFEUE.g. of an indistinctly applicable product requirement
A French rule prohibited the sale of products at a loss. Court held that a measure falls outside Article 34 TFEU if it affects all traders equally in law and in fact (therefore theE.g. of an indistinctly applicable selling requirement
A Swedish rule banned the advertising of alcohol. The Court recognised that an advertising ban tends to work in current traders' favour (usually domestic). Held that such a measureAdvertising
The measure was a rule prohibiting food labels from containing 'slimming' or medical terms. The applicants had packaging with 'weight control' labels. The Court held that such a feAdvertising/Proportionality
The measure was a ban on the use of jet-skis on certain Swedish waterways. It was held that such measures could come under Article 34 TFEU if they are a 'considerable influence on Use
An Italian measure banned the use of trailers designed for motorcycles. The Court held that this was a measure having equivalent effect and it should be subject to the Aricle 36 TFUse
Case setting out the mandatory requirements: effectiveness of fiscal supervision; protection of public health; fairness of commercial transactions; the defence of the customer.Justification
The Netherlands prohibited nisin (additive) in processed cheese. The aim was the protection of public health. The rule applied only to the domestic market, not exports. Held: this Justification - Public Health
The measure was a German law only permitting 4 ingredients in beer. Germany argued that allowing impure imported beers would be deceptive and confusing for the customer. Held: the Justification - Protection of the Consumer
Germany had a requirement whereby electricity retailers had to buy their electricity from German wind farms. This is clearly directly discriminatory but the Court held that the rulJustification - Environmental Protection

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