16 October 2020, by ECPC fellow Christopher Docksey
The issue of individual redress has bedeviled negotiations between the European Union and the United States for more than two decades. Three adequacy deals-the Passenger Name Record (PNR) Agreement, Schrems I and Schrems II-have now unraveled because the European Court of Justice (CJEU) insists on an effective judicial remedy and the U.S. is unable to provide one.
12 October 2020, by Merijn Chamon
In a piece published on the Spectator’s website on the 3d October, Steven Barret erroneously argues that the EU cannot sue the UK.
5 October 2020, by Wim Muller
To any international lawyer, Hugo de Groot (10 April 1583 - 28 August 1645), usually referred to by his Latin name as Hugo Grotius, does not need any introduction. He is generally seen as the “father of public international law”, often together with Francisco De Vitoria (1483-1546) and Alberico Gentili (1552-1608). It seems fitting that his life more or less coincided with what is seen as a foundational moment of public international law, as he passed away three years before the Peace of Westphalia (1648) which gave birth to the modern state system.
29 September 2020, by Marcel Schaper
Schumacker is one of the most important cases in EU tax law. It opened the door to many more legal proceedings before the CJEU that tested the limits the Member States’ tax sovereignty against the force of EU law.
15 September 2020, by Monica Claes
The case itself was rather dull, but the stakes were high and the core issue was, so the story goes, existential to the future of European integration.
Stories of jurists and justice
The blog on Van Gend & Loos is part of a series on the occasion of new names for the educational spaces in our Law faculty. In this way, we like to tell about the background of the elected jurists and cases.
(1798-1872). Dutch liberal statesman. Drafted the 1848 revision of the Dutch Constitution that established the parliamentary system.
On Friday 31 July, the Cypriot parliament voted against the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with Canada. This latest development in the ratification process of CETA illustrates perfectly how facultative mixity continuously frustrates our collective interest in seeing the...
The Italian Supreme Court of Cassation sez. I Civile, case n. 10300/20 (registered on May 29th), puts a hold on the proliferation of copyright protection and reasons that technical writings by lawyers - when functional to the provision of typical forensic services - cannot be protected. An attorney...
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is arguably one of the biggest crises of modern times. The conflict between the search for a vaccine, and the artificial scarcity created by patent law, has created a catch-22 situation. How will patent law apply to a vaccine under these circumstances?
In the aftermath of the surge in COVID-19 related government support to businesses and just days after UK Brexit negotiators announced not to extend the deadline for the ongoing negotiations with the European Union, the European Commission launched its “...
Several pharmaceutical companies all around the world, including in the European Union (EU), have been racing to find a treatment for the virus. Since these may be subject to patent rights, government intervention may be needed.
Comparative law and multiculturalism can evolve together in the classroom at schools of law and result in a fruitful combination. Their interplay should be encouraged.
Monday, 9 March 2020 marked the 100th day in office of the new European Commission under President Von der Leyen. The Commission had promised to deliver a number of priorities set out in the President’s Political Guidelines by this self-imposed deadline – priorities that, however, do not include...
The corona virus is causing education to move from offline to online. In the Netherlands, the government and higher education institutions announced last Thursday (12 March 2020) that all in-person education has to be replaced by online education. Online means more reliance on technology. So here...
Assistant Professor at the department of Foundations and Methods of Law at Maastricht University.
University tutor, currently contributes to the teaching of the Comparative Government course at the Faculty of Law, Maastricht University.
Joined MEPLI to research the human rights violations in the global supply chain and the role of the private sector/private law in the quagmire.
Professor of European Private Law and academic director of the Maastricht European Private Law Institute.
Scientific Coordinator at the Institute for Transnational and Euregional cross-border cooperation and Mobility (ITEM), Researcher at the Faculty of Law, Maastricht University.
Professor in European Disability Law and International and European Law at Maastricht University.
Professor of Human Rights at the UNESCO Chair in human rights and peace at Maastricht University.
Professor of Comparative Constitutional Law at Maastricht University and director of the Maastricht Montesquieu Institute.
Associate Professor in Tax Law and Member of Maastricht Centre for Taxation. She is also connected with ITEM.
Professor of Comparative Tax Law at the Law Faculty of Maastricht University.
PhD candidate at the Department of Public Law and a fellow of the Montesquieu Institute.
Assistant Professor of Comparative Constitutional Law and a fellow of the Montesquieu Institute Maastricht.
Professor of Comparative and International Environmental Law at the Faculty of Law, Maastricht University.
Associate Professor in EU Law. Director of the master’s Programmes European Law School, Globalisation and Law and International laws.
Lecturer in Constitutional and Administrative Law at the Department of Public Law, Maastricht University.
PhD researcher at the International and European Law Department of the Faculty of Law, Maastricht University.
Lecturer at the Tax Law Department at the Faculty of Law, Maastricht University.
Assistent Professor of Tax Law at the Law Faculty of Maastricht University.
Assistant Professor International and European Law at Maastricht University. Expertise within the field of children's rights.
Postdoctoral Researcher at Maastricht University and coordinator of the Centre for European Research in Maastricht.
Associate Professor in European Private Law and Associate Director of the Maastricht European Private Law Institute.
Assistant Professor at Maastricht University, post doc researcher at the Open University in Heerlen and a practising lawyer in Belgium.
PhD fellow at the Institute for Corporate Law, Governance and Innovation Policies (ICGI).
Assistant Professor of Tax Law. Marcel teaches international and European Tax Law in Maastricht University.
Assistant Professor of Corporate and Insolvency Law at Maastricht University.
Associate Professor of European Union Law at the Law Faculty of Maastricht University.
Criminologist and since January 2007 he has been working as a Professor of Criminology at the UM.
Junior lecturer and researcher at the Department of Public Law at at the Law Faculty of Maastricht University.
Associate Professor and Veni research fellow in European Law. She is associate director of the Maastricht Centre for European Law (MCEL).
Assistant Professor Private Law at the Law Faculty of Maastricht University.
PhD candidate at the Private Law Department at UM and affiliated to the IUS COMMUNE Research School.
Started Sustainable Tax Solutions in conjunction with Quantera Global since January 2015.
Teaches International and European Tax Law and Cross-border taxation of human capital at Maastricht University.
Assistent Professor of Public Law at Maastricht University.
Sieb Kingma is junior teacher at the Department of Tax Law at the Law Faculty of Maastricht University.
PhD researcher at the International and European Law Department and affiliated to the MACIMIDE research group.
Assistant Professor Healt Law at the Law Faculty of Maastricht University.
Lecturer in Public International Law at the department of International and European Law at UM.
Professor of European Administrative Law and Public Administration at the Law Faculty of Maastricht University.
Assistant Professor Labour Law at the Faculty of Law, Maastricht University.
Marie-Therese Gold is a PhD researcher supervised by Bruno de Witte and Monica Claes at the Faculty of Law, Maastricht University.
Assistant Professor Social Law at the Departement of Public Law, Maastricht University.
Assistant Professor Private Law at the Faculty of Law, Maastricht University.
Senior Lecturer in EU Law. He is a member of the board of the joint law curriculum of Maastricht University.
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