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ACELG Update

October 2017

The ACELG Update informs you about forthcoming events, as well as publications and presentations by members of the Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance. Items link to additional information wherever possible.



  • VENI grant for ACELG researcher Anniek de Ruijter - more
  • New ACELG PhD researcher Wiebe Hommes - more
  • Teresa Cabrita PhD Candidate at ACELG and ACIL - more
  • Research on British citizens after Brexit taken up by City of Amsterdam - more


Forthcoming events

  • 9 November - Dr Marta Božina Beroš, University of Pula (Croatia): The Single Resolution Board. A Critical Perspective - more
  • 10 November - ACELG VII Annual Conference on Re-imagining the European Union - register here
  • 20 November - The Legitimacy of Constitutional Adjudication and Governance Beyond the State (symposium organized in cooperation with ACCESS EUROPE) - more


Publications by ACELG members

  • Katalin Cseres & A. Outhuisje, Parallel enforcement and accountability: The case of EU competition law, in: M. Scholten & M. Luchtman (eds.), Law Enforcement by EU Authorities. Political and judicial accountability in a shared legal order (Edward Elgar) - publisher website
  • Steven Blockmans, The Obsolescence of the European Neighborhood Policy (Rowman & Littlefield/CEPS)- download e-book
  • Deirdre Curtin, Brexit and the EU Area of Freedom, Security and Justice: Bespoke Bits and Pieces, in: F. Fabbrini, The Law & Politics of Brexit (Oxford University Press) - publisher website
  • Christina Eckes, International Rulings and the EU Legal Order: Autonomy as Legitimacy? in: M. Cremona, A. Thies, R.A. Wessel, The European Union and International Dispute Settlement (Hart Publishing) - publisher website 
  • Annette Schrauwen, Het belang van het kind in Zambrano-sitaties (Uitspraak Hof van Justitie, zaak C-133/15), Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Europees Recht, 2017/7, pp. 173 -180 - article
  • René Smits & John L. Taylor, Bank Holding Company Regulation in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa: A Comparative Inventory and a Call for Pan-African Regulation, Journal of Banking Regulation, July 2017, pp. 1-36 -  article
  • Maria Weimer, Reconciling Regulatory Space with External Accountability through WTO Adjudication: Trade, Environment and Development, Leiden Journal of International Law - article
  • Maria Weimer & Anniek de Ruijter (eds), Regulating Risks in the European Union (Hart Publishing) - publisher website


ACELG working papersr

  • Maria Weimer, Katalin Cseres & Christina Eckes (eds),  The Rule of Law in the Technological Age Challenges and Opportunities for the EU. Collected Papers from the Sixth ACELG Annual Conference - with contributions by Roger Brownsword, Geert van Calster, Kathleen Garnett, Leonie Reins, Ariel Ezrachi, Maurice E. Stucke, Tamara K. Hervey, Orla Lynskey and Indra Spiecker genannt Döhmann - SSRN
  • Christina Eckes, Integrated Rights Protection in the European and International Context: Some Reflections About Limits and Consequences - SSRN 


ACELG blogs

  • Daniela Obradovic (3 October):Cases C-643/15 and C-647/15. Enforcing solidarity in EU migration policy - blog
  • Thomas Vandamme (18 September): Hurricane Irma, the European Union and the Dutch Union - blog


Presentations by ACELG members

  • René Smits (19 September), 'Competences and alignment in an emerging future. After L-Bank: how the Eurosystem and the Single Supervisory Mechanism may develop', conference The New ECB in Comparative Perspectives, European University Institute - programme
  • Steven Blockmans (10 October), Panelist Circles of European (dis)integration: The future of the EU’s relations with the UK, Turkey and Ukraine, Academic conference organised by the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU, 'Nation States or Member States? Reimagining the European Union', Tallin - More information
  • Kati Cseres (19 October), speaker at CMS EU competition law conference 2017, Brussels - more 
  • René Smits (23 October), 'The SSM and EU institutional law', Conference The European Banking Union and its relationship with the law: Reflections three years on, Centre of European Law, King's College London
  • Christina Eckes (17 November), 'Legal Integration at its Limits: Towards a New Interpretative Approach in EU Law', conference The Future of Europe: Political and Legal Integration Beyond Brexit, The Swedish Network of European Legal Studies, Stockholm -  programme to be published here
  • René Smits (21 November), 'Administrative and judicial protection in Europe’s banking union' (preliminary title), conference Judicial review in the banking Union and in the EU financial architecture, jointly organized by the Bank of Italy and the European Banking Institute - programme
  • Christina Eckes (24 November) speaker in panel The Global Dimension: Importing and Exporting Norms, conference From Justice and Home Affairs to Security Union: A European Silver Jubilee?, European University Institute - more
  • Kati Cseres (23 November), Dynamic pricing contracts as a tool to achieve sustainable energy markets', IUS Communce Conference 2017 - workshop programme
  • Kati Cseres (24 November), 'Consumer social responsibility and the normative concept of the active and responsible consumer in EU law', IUS Commune conference 2017 - workshop programme
  • Christina Eckes (1 December) panelist 'AFSJ Post Brexit', Europa Institute 60th anniversary conference'Brexit and the future of the European Union', Leiden University - programme 


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