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Emergency Measures Against GMOs 
Between Harmonizing and De-harmonizing
 Trends: The Case Fidenato et al.


Table of Contents: I. Introduction. – II. The context: normative framework and relevant precedents. – II.1. A focus on the EU normative framework on GMOs. – II.2. Setting the (high) standard of proof: the case Monsanto SAS. – III. The judgment. – III.1. Factual Background – III.2. AG Bobek’s Opinion – III.3. The findings of the Court – IV....

Theory and Practice of Emissions Trading in the European Union: Some Reflections on Allowance Allocation in Light of the DK Recycling Case


Abstract: In its judgment of 22 June 2016, DK Recycling und Roheisen GmbH v. Commission, the Court of Justice ruled on an appeal brought by a German undertaking operating installations subject to the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS), i.e. a “carbon market” where operators trade greenhouse gas emission allowances. At issue in...

Précisions sur la gestion du système européen d’échange de quotas d’émission de gaz à effet de serre


Keywords: greenhouse emission scheme – allowances – thievery – rectification decision – Kyoto Protocol – legal certainty.

Plus de dix ans après son adoption, la directive 2003/87 CE[1] du Parlement européen et du Conseil du 13 octobre 2003 établissant un système d’...