Abstract: In the Chrysostomides case (joined cases C-597/18 P, C-598/18 P, C-603/18 P and C-604/18 P Council v Chrysostomides & Co. and Others ECLI:EU:C:2020:1028), the Court of Justice (ECJ) confirmed its previous finding that the Eurogroup has only an informal and intergovernmental nature. Building on the cases Ledra...
A New Legal Framework for EU-UK Relations: Some Reflections from the Perspective of EU External Relations Lawe-Journal
Table of Contents: I. Introduction. – II. A complex legal structure including a Trade and Cooperation Agreement and supplementing agreements. – III. Legal basis: a pragmatic use of the Treaty provision on association (art. 217 TFEU). – IV. The option of an EU-only agreement and its consequences. – V. Provisional application and the role of the...European Papers, 24.05.2021 | Posted in
Abstract: What is the point of expelling illegally residing EU citizens when they would be able to immediately return in an open-border Europe? This Insight critically discusses the opinion by Advocate-General Rantos in the FS v Staatssecretaris van Justitie en Veiligheid case (C‑719/19), where an EU citizen had been expelled from...European Papers, 18.05.2021 | Posted in
Abstract: The new Pact on Migration and Asylum presented in September 2020 by the Commission proposes the reform of the Common European Asylum System. At the centre of the legislative changes is the effective protection of vulnerable applicants, indicatively minors, persons with disabilities or health issues and survivors of human trafficking and...European Papers, 18.05.2021 | Posted in
The UK as a Third Country: The Current Model of Cooperation with the European Union in the Adoption of Restrictive MeasuresInsight
Abstract: This Insight examines how the UK has shaped its sanctions policy from the start of the transition period until the first three months following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. The objective of the Insight is to assess whether the UK has aligned with the EU restrictive measures based on art. 215 TFEU or has made political...European Papers, 14.05.2021 | Posted in