The Robert Schuman Initiative for European Affairs' blog complements and provides comments on research and seminars relating to recent developments in EU Affairs, Law, Policy, Economy, Social Affairs and History.


Recent posts

02.12.2019 - [Conference announcement] The Internet and the European Market from a historical perspective (with the support of the C2DH | Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History)

29.10.2019 - [Analysis] An agenda for transparency in the EU    by Herwig C.H. Hofmann and Päivi Leino-Sandberg

25.10.2019 - [Summary report] Public lecture by Pr. Dr. Sven Biscop on "European Strategy in the 21st Century"

16.09.2019 - [Summary report] The Benelux, Regional Groupings and the Dynamics of European Integration: Contemporary and Historical Perspectives    by Spero Paraventis

10.09.2019 - [Analysis] Advocate General Bobek on One of us - Legal Clarity vs Political Debate
                     by Jasmin Hiry

29.07.2019 - [Summary report] The 9th Tensions of Europe Conference on 'Decoding Europe - Technological Pasts in the Digital Age', University of Luxembourg, June 2019
                     by Aurélie Lafontaine and Florian Vetter

05.07.2019 - [Event] Invitation to the Conference "Analysing the European Investment Bank", University of Luxembourg, 10-11 July 2019

02.07.2019 - [Summary report] Colloque sur "La surveillance prudentielle du secteur financier: la dimension européenne", Luxembourg, 28 juin 2019 - organisé par l'Observatoire Luxembourgeois de Droit européen, en partenariat avec la Faculté de droit, d'économie et de finance

24.06.2019 - [Analysis] The European Citizens' Initiative: Evore more accessible anf ever more influential? Comments on C-420/16 P Izsák and Dabis              by Jasmin Hiry

21.06.2019 - [Event] Round Table on the Opinion 1/17 of the Court of Justice of the European Union, Luxembourg, 21 June 2019

17.06.2019 - [Event] Invitation to the 9th edition of the Tensions of Europe Conference: "Decoding Europe: Technological Pasts in the Digital Age", Luxembourg, 28 June 2019

10.06.2019 - [Event] Invitation to the lecture given by Judge Gratsias on the Restrictive measures adopted under the CFSP: certain aspects of the case-law of the General Court, Luxembourg, 17 June 2019

01.06.2019 - [Event] Invitation to the public lecture given by Sven Biscop on the European Strategy in the 21st century, Luxembourg, 24 June 2019

31.05.2019 - [Summary report] Pierre Werner and Luxembourg: a vision for Europe, Sibiu, 24 May 2019

24.04.2019 - [Analysis] Transparency in the early stages of the EU decision-making process. Secrecy at the cost of democratic participation, or transparency at the cost of efficiency? Comments on T-540/15 De Capitani and C-15/16P ClientEarth
                      by Jasmin Hiry

21.01.2019 - [Event] Lecture given by Anders Neergaard (European Parliament) on ‘Bilateral Investment Treaties and the Autonomy and Values of the European Union – Threats or Opportunities’, University of Luxembourg, January 2019

18.12.2018 - [Analysis] Utilization of Scenarios in European Union Electricity Policy: The Ten-Year Network Development Plan
                      by Alexander Scheibe

13.12.2018 - [Event] Lecture given by Pr. Joanna Jemielniak on ‘Judicialization of Investor-State Dispute Resolution: Competing Models of Legal Globalization’, University of Luxembourg, Dec. 2018

25.10.2018 - [Analysis] The Difficult Construction of a European Deposit Insurance Scheme: A Step too far in Banking Union?
                      by Pr. David Howarth and Pr. Lucia Quaglia

15.10.2018 - [Summary Report] Seminar on "Brexit and Finance" with Dr. Scott James and Pr. David Howarth (University of Luxembourg, 12 October 2018)   by Dr. Scott James and Pr. David Howarth

27.06.2018 -  [Analysis] Does the end justify the means? Reflections on the Associação Sindical dos Juízes Portugueses Judgment (C-64/16)
                      by Pierre-Emmanuel Pignarre

07.02.2018 - [Analysis] Dear consumers! The possibilities for collective redress in the EU still not attuned to the digital world disputes. Comments on Case C 498/16 Maximilian Schrems v Facebook Ireland Limited
                      by Simona Demkova

08.01.2018 - [Analysis] Brexit Seen from Luxembourg
                      by Anna-Lena Högenauer

07.11.2017 - [Analysis] The CETA, the German Federal Constitutional Court and the distribution of competences between the EU and its Member States  by Julien Miéral

07.09. 2017 - [Analysis] European Unemployment Insurance – a good initiative without foundation
                      by Igor Tkalec - PhD researcher at the University of Luxembourg

01.08.2017 - [Analysis] Hello! Is it me you’re looking for? Not after Tele2 anymore…
                     by Teresa Alegra Quintel - PhD researcher at the University of Luxembourg

21.07.2017 - [Analysis] Trademark enforcement against intermediaries is getting physical – (Case C 494/15 Hilfiger v Delta Center) 
                     by Carsten Ullrich - PhD researcher at the University of Luxembourg

04.07.2017 - [Analysis] Quo Vadis, Europa? Space - the final frontier for EU unification 
                     by Sandra Cabrera Alvarado - PhD Candidate in Space Law at the University of Luxembourg

12.06.2017 - [Analysis] Brexit: Mind the gap! The significance of regional disparities in political decision making  
                     by Estelle Evrard  and Jutta Bissinger - PhD researchers at the University of Luxembourg

26.04.2017 - [Analysis] Soixante ans et toujours en movement / Sixty years on, still moving, transforming and evolving                       
                     by Prof. Herwig Hofmann and Catherine Warin - PhD student at the University of Luxembourg

06.04.2017 - [Analysis] C-547/14: the Twofold Objective of the Tobacco Products Directive
                     by Johannes Hendrik Fahner - PhD researcher at the University of Luxembourg

06.03.2017 - [Analysis] Times of Crisis, Times of Prospects: Can the EU Learn from the 1970s?
                     by Mechthild Herzog - PhD researcher at the University of Luxembourg

01.03.2017 - [Analysis] Recent developments on free movement in EU.
                     by Catherine Warin - PhD researcher at the University of Luxembourg

28.02.2017 - [Analysis] CJEU condemns German price-fixing system for prescription-only medicinal products.
                     by Julia Sinnig - Research Assistant/Doctoral candidate in tax law at the University of Luxembourg

27.01.2017 - [Analysis] How did the ECB become a fully-fledged central bank of the euro zone?
                     by Jakub Gren (LLM) - PhD researcher in the Institute of Political Science of the University of Luxembourg