European Law Blog

(Re)newing economic governance in the EU: History repeating?

Blogpost 53/2022 On November 9, 2022, after conducting a year-long debate (the debate had been originally launched in February 2020, but then re-launched after the COVID-19 pandemic on October 2021), the European Commission proposed an overhaul of the European Union’s (EU) economic governance...

Case C-911/19: the CJEU rules on EBA’s Soft Guidelines

Blogpost 52/2022 On 15th July 2021, the Court of Justice (CJEU) delivered its judgment in Grand Chamber case FBF / ACPR, dealing with the impact of soft law within the EU legal order once again. Especially in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, EU institutions and agencies strongly relied...

EU 2.0 Revisited: Between Vetocracy and Rule of Law Concerns

Blogpost 50/2022 On 14 September 2022, the European Parliament declared that Hungary can no longer be considered a full democracy. The adoption of this position was followed by the Commission’s proposal for a Council implementing decision that, if adopted, would trigger the measures envisaged in...

The Proposed EU AI Liability Rules: Ease or Burden?

Blogpost 48/2022 “How should anyone be held liable for a harm caused by Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems?” is an oft-raised concern around the use of AI systems. After proposing a regulation for AI systems in 2021, the European Commission has now addressed this critical issue of liability....