Top 10 Law Schools in the World
All over the world there must be thousands of schools or colleges where you can get a law degree. However, if we stick to the number of educational centers that make a difference and have international prestige, the number is drastically reduced. Below, we offer the ranking of the ten best law scho...
TIL - 27 September 2022
Normative hierarchy after the Maastricht Treaty
The Maastricht Treaty or Treaty of the European Union TEU was signed in the Dutch city of Maastricht on February 7, 1992, and later entered into force on November 1 of the following year. With the presence of the President of the European Parliament at the time, Egon Klepsch, the EEC became EC (from...
Mariana González - 12 May 2022
The effects of Brexit on employment law
When the transition period ends on 31st December 2020, the provisions of the withdrawal agreement will have practical implications on employment law.  Continuity of fundamental freedoms Fundamental freedoms will generally continue to apply if they have already been exercised before the transi...
Inka Müller-Seubert - 12 January 2021
The effects of Brexit on data protection law
When the transition period ends on 31st December 2020, the UK will be a third country under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), meaning that data transfers to the UK will be generally prohibited.  From this time, data controllers resident in the EU must ensure on a case-by-case basi...
Inka Müller-Seubert - 03 January 2021
What the latest ruling of the ECJ means for service providers collecting personal data
A data subject intending to enter into a contractual relationship with a service provider often gives consent to the collection and storage of his or her data, but the validity of the consent can often be questionable. Service contracts often contain pre-formulated standardised statements of data su...
Andreea Berbece, LL.M - 06 December 2020
Public Consultation launched on the future approach for the European Union´s Arctic policy
A public consultation on the way forward for the European Union´s Arctic policy was launched on the 20th of July by the European Commission and the European External Action Service, enabling the reflection about it in face of new challenges and opportunities, for example the ambitions of the E...
TIL - 23 July 2020
Major reform of the road transport sector in Europe
Today, the European Parliament has announced the adoption of a major reform within the sector of road transport. The reform aims to improve drivers´ working conditions, clear rules on posting of drivers, and improve the enforcement to fight illegal practices.  Thus, revised rules are bac...
TIL - 09 July 2020
Resilience in Europe: Speech of European Council President Charles Michel
On the 5th of July, Charles Michel, President of the European Council, held a speech with the title „Climate transition, transformation and convergence: Europe´s path towards robust resilience”, highlighting important issues in regards to the current and future situation of the Eur...
Christine Fuessel - 06 July 2020
Key elements of the EU White Paper on Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is developing fast, and gaining more and more importance in our daily lives. It is already changing our lifestyle in some ways, and will do so even more in the future. Even though AI in general is only at its inception phase, it already has an increasing impact in some f...
Christine Fuessel - 01 July 2020
European Commission welcomes adoption by the European Parliament of the Taxonomy Regulation, contributing to the European Green Deal
On June 18th, 2020, The European Commission announced that they welcomed the adoption of the Taxonomy Regulation by the European Parliament. The Taxonomy Regulation is a key piece of legislation that will boost private sector investment in green and sustainable projects and thus contribute to the Eu...
TIL - 19 June 2020
Sanitary measures announced by the Court of Justice of the European Union in order to host hearings
The Court of Justice of the European Union has announced the adoption of several sanitary measures to ensure that hearings can take place from the end of May and from the beginning of June. These measures have been applied in the Court of Justice and in the General Court and concern access to the i...
TIL - 01 June 2020
New temporary amendment approved by the European Council on air services
The Council has approved a temporary amendment to the rules on air services to support airlines and airports in the face of the sharp drop in air traffic due to the COVID-19. The Council also adopted an extension of the deadline for transposition of the fourth railway package's rail safety and inter...
TIL - 26 May 2020
ESMA communicates non-renewal and termination of short selling bans by Austrian FMA, Belgian FSMA, French AMF, Greek HCMC, Italian CONSOB and Spanish CNMV
As announced on the website of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) on May 18th, 2020, the non-renewal and termination of the emergency restrictions on short selling and similar transactions has been approved by six different member states of the European Union.    In part...
TIL - 25 May 2020
The European Council announces the adoption of SURE, temporary Support to mitigate Unemployment Risks in an Emergency
On the 19th of May 2020, the European Council adopted SURE (Support to mitigate Unemployment Risks in an Emergency). The European Commission (EC) proposed this new temporary scheme, which allows for financial assistance of up to EUR 100 billion in the form of loans from the European Union to affecte...
TIL - 25 May 2020

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