Tagged: Eurozone

Will the Juncker Commission initiate unified Eurozone external representation?

By Chris Koedooder

As the response to the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis has shown, when push comes to shove, EU Member States are willing to accept a further transfer of powers to the European level. However, they are – understandably – not so keen on reforms that diminish their international stature. The long overdue consolidation of the Eurozone’s external representation, identified as one of the building blocks of a ‘genuine’ Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), was perpetually delayed under the Barroso Commission. EU Member States, it appears, are still not ready to accept this particular curtailment of their powers. This raises the question whether the new Juncker Commission will be able to seal the deal fifteen years after the Eurozone came into existence. Continue reading

Neues aus dem Elfenbeinturm: February 2014

The Image(s) of the ‘Consumer’ in EU Law: Legislation, Free Movement and Competition Law

St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford, 27-28 March 2014. Registration deadline: 28 February 2014.

What Form of Government for the European Union and the Eurozone?

Tilburg Law School, 5-6 June 2014. Deadline : 9 March 2014.