Western and Central Europe

European Court of Justice Rules “Spouse” Applies to Same-Sex Couples for EU Residence Directive (June 5, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On June 5, 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled in

Slovak Republic v. Achmea BV: The Death Knell for Intra-EU BITs?

On March 6, 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued its judgment in Slovak Republic v. Achmea BV,[1] concluding that the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU)[2] precluded a provision in a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) between two member states of the Europe Union (EU) authorizing investor-state arbitration.

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Volume: 
22
Issue: 
8
Author: 
John I. Blanck
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European Court of Human Rights Finds Lithuania Complicit in CIA Detention Program (May 31, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On May 31, 2018, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in Abu Zubaydah v.

European Court of Human Rights Finds Romania Complicit in CIA Detention Program (May 31, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On May 31, 2018, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in Al Nashiri v.

European Court of Justice Rules Poland Violated EU Law by Logging Forest (April 17, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On April 17, 2018, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice for the European Union

European Court of Justice Rules Minors Retain Right of Family Reunification for Period After Reaching Age of Majority (April 12, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On April 12, 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union

European Court of Justice Rules Torture Victims May Be Eligible for Subsidiary Protection (April 24, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On April 24, 2018, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union ru

Council of Europe Extends Sanctions on Iran for Human Rights Violations (April 12, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On April 12, 2018, the Council of Europe

The European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO): A Revolutionary Step in Fighting Serious Transnational Crimes

European Union (EU) member states discover and report cross-border fraud worth thousands of millions of euros every year, including the loss of at least 50 billion in Value Added Tax (VAT).[1] However, national measures to fight large-scale transnational financial crimes remain limited and unable to effectively protect the EU budget.

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Volume: 
22
Issue: 
4
Author: 
Anna Oriolo
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European Court of Human Rights Rules Swiss Courts Not Obligated to Hear Torture Case from Tunisia (March 15, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On March 15, 2018, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) ruled in Naït-Liman v.