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by Herwig C.H. Hofmann and Päivi Leino-Sandberg(*)   Transparency and openness of Union decision-making procedures are foundational values of the EU[1] and essential to a system under the rule of law. But are the existing EU standards of transparency adequate to ensure that these values translate to legitimate exercise of public powers on the European… » read more

Posted by Frédéric Allemand

By Bernd Justin Jütte One week after the Court of Justice (CJEU) handed down its Judgment in GS Media (see for a comment here), it has ruled on another important copyright case. In Mc Fadden v Sony Music the Court followed the Opinion of AG Szpunar (see for comment on this blog here) to a… » read more

Posted by Frédéric Allemand

In the recent DI case, the Court of Justice has added another chapter to the saga of the difference between the extents of the application of the rights arising from Directive 2000/78/EC on non-discrimination and the general principle of non-discrimination on the ground of age in employment (the Directive also prohibits discrimination in employment on… » read more

Posted by Frédéric Allemand

The Essence of EU Fundamental Rights and their Global Reach Herwig C.H. Hofmann[1]   The CJEU ruling in Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner[2] will be subject to many discussions on constitutional matters for the time to come. It is a landmark case not only for clarifying and applying the basic conceptual understanding of fundamental rights… » read more

Posted by Frédéric Allemand