Exceptions from EU movement law: Derogation, Justification, and Proportionality

Professor Panos Koutrakos, Professor of European Law at The City Law School has hosted a workshop on a cutting-edge topic of European Union law.  The workshop entitled, ‘Exceptions from EU movement law: Derogation, Justification, and Proportionality’ took place on 20th and 21st February.  It was organized jointly with Professor Niamh Nic Shuibhne from the University of … Continue reading

The EU’s Financial Supervisory Authorities: Mind the Accountability Gap

Dr Marios Costa comments on the recent European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) judgement on the EU Law Analysis blog.  The judgment raises significant questions about the accountability of EU’s newly created financial agencies. Read Dr Costa’s full piece.

The darling dogma of bourgeois Europeanists

On 11 December 2013, the Institute for the Study of European Law (ISEL) hosted Professor Alexander Somek, Charles E. Floete Chair in Law at the College of Law, The University of Iowa, USA. The topic of his seminar was ‘The darling dogma of bourgeois Europeanists’. Professor Somek examined the belief that national democracies are inherently deficient on democratic … Continue reading

The darling dogma of bourgeois Europeanists

Speaker: Professor Alexander Somek Date: 11th December 2013 Time: 1:00 – 3:00 pm Venue: D112, Social Sciences Building We are excited to announce that Professor Somek will join us in December for an extraordinary seminar on ‘The darling dogma of bourgeois Europeanists’. The presentation will examine the belief that national democracies are inherently deficient on … Continue reading

A tremendous start to the ISEL seminar season

Dr Steven Truxal – steven.truxal.1@city.ac.uk On 16th October 2013, the Institute for the Study of European Laws (ISEL) convened its first event in the 2013—2014 seminar season. Two distinguished scholars joined us, one from academia and the other from practice, to share their research and experience with pressing issues in the EU ‘lawspace’ First up … Continue reading