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Latest issue: Winter 2015 - Volume 8 - Issue 2
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Title:Challenging the subnational dimension of subsidiarity in EU law Author(s):FINCK, MichèleDate:2015Citation:European journal of legal studies, 2015, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 5-17Type of Publication:ArticleAbstract:This article, which forms part of the ‘New Voices’ series and is hence drafted as an essay rather than a proper academic article, examines the principle of subsidiarity in its application to local and regional authorities ...
Title:How can obesity fit within the legal concept of 'disability'? : a comparative analysis of judicial interpretations under EU and US non-discrimination law after Kaltoft Author(s):DAMAMME, JosephDate:2015Citation:European journal of legal studies, 2015, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 147-179Type of Publication:ArticleAbstract:The recent change of the concept of 'disability' by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in HK Danmark (Ring and Skouboe Werge) represents a valuable progress in the pursuit of consistency between the social ...
Title:Concept of a court or tribunal under the reference for a preliminary ruling : who can refer questions to the Court of Justice of the EU? Author(s):RODRIGUEZ-MEDAL, JaimeDate:2015Citation:European journal of legal studies, 2015, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 104-146Type of Publication:ArticleAbstract:Who can refer a question on the interpretation and validity of EU law to the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU)? The most evident answer is a court or tribunal from a Member State, as it is established in the EU Treaties. ...
Title:Power and accountability in the EU financial regulatory architecture : examining inter-agency relations, agency independence and accountability Author(s):CHIU, Iris H.Date:2015Citation:European journal of legal studies, 2015, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 67-103Type of Publication:ArticleAbstract:Institutional reforms carried out at the EU level in the aftermath of the global financial crisis were purposed towards preserving the stability and well-functioning of financial markets in the EU. The European System of ...
Title:Private power and international law : the international swaps and derivatives association Author(s):BOROWICZ, Maciej KonradDate:2015Citation:European journal of legal studies, 2015, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 46-66Type of Publication:ArticleAbstract:International lawyers have traditionally been interested in public power, i.e. ability to influence substantive outcomes across national borders through state coercion or threat thereof. They have been (and continue to be) ...