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  • Will the UK rely more on private international law in the future? by Michael Clancy

  • Canada, the most European Country oustide of Europe! - By Sam Ayoub

  • Back to the Future with the UK – EU future agreement

  • Michael O’Flaherty, director of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights, discusses the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union on its 10th anniversary

  • British young lawyers’ practising rights: how will Brexit impact the future in Brussels and beyond? by Siobhan Kahmann

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CJEU invalidates EU-US Privacy Shield in landmark judgment on data transfers

On 16 July, the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) delivered its long awaited judgment on the validity of personal data transfers outside of the EU. The Court did not declare invalid the Decision 2010/87/EU on standard contractual clauses (SCCs). However, it invalidated the Commission Decision 2016/1250 on EU-US ...

Germany takes over the Presidency of the Council of the EU

On 1 July, Germany took over the Presidency of the Council of the EU for the coming six months. It took over from Croatia whose bulk of the Presidency fell into the Covid-19 crisis and several month lockdowns throughout the EU.

Commission loses State Aid case against Apple

The Commission suffered a legal setback on Wednesday 15th July when the General Court of the European Union annulled the 2016 decision against Apple over its Irish tax affairs. In its ruling, the General Court held that the Commission did not succeed “in showing to the requisite legal standard that ...

Recognition and enforcement of judgments after Brexit: is Lugano a solution to hand?

We discuss the importance of the recognition and enforcement of judgments in the new EU-UK partnership agreement. The Lugano Convention, like Brussels I Regulation for the EU countries, provides for the recognition and enforcement of a wide range of civil and commercial judgments between the EU and EFTA states. It ...

Negotiations on the EU Transparency Register resume

Following the 16 June political meeting between the Commission, Parliament and Council, the negotiations on the new inter-institutional agreement (IIA) resumed and will continue over the summer. The IIA is the instrument that regulates the operation of the EU Transparency Register.

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