Categorie: CJEU

Visiting scholar at Oxford

I have had the pleasure of being an Academic Visitor at the Institute of European and Comparative Law from August to November 2018. My research stay was devoted to the project ‘The constitutionalization of private regulation’, a comparative research project in which I undertake to assess the conditions that govern the civil liability of private regulatory bodies. Funding is provided by the VENI Innovational Incentive Research scheme of the Netherlands Scientific Organisation (NWO). Read my short

German follow up on CJEU ruling in PIP case

PIP Case on the Cause List on June 22nd The German Bundesgerichtshof announced on March 29th that the hearings in the case between Schmitt and TÜV Rheinland will be held on June 22nd. These hearing are planned after the Court of Justice of the European Union answered the questions raised by the German court through a preliminary reference procedure (Case C-219/15) in its decision of February 16th. Read the press release of the Bundesgerichtshof Read the decision

EU liable for delay in judicial procedures

General Court too slow in delivering judgements On January 10th, the General Court gave its first-ever damages award in the Gascogne case (T-577/14) for delayed proceedings within its own chambers. This decision was appealed by both the defendant (the EU) and the plaintiff (Gascogne). In the meantime, the Gascogne decision was confirmed by the Court’s rulings in Kendrion v. European Union (T-479/14 of 1 February 2017) and ASPLA v. European Union (T-40/15 of 17 February 2017). In

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