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Defining a new political contract for the EU

The EU is faced with the challenges of fashioning practices and institutions that reconcile the conflicting demands on political representatives from their international partners and their domestic constituents. This has been particularly manifest in the eurozone recently, but it reflects a deeper challenge which also concerns non euro-area members such as the UK.
Prof Albert Weale (UCL SPP)
19 March 2015 More...

Starts: Mar 19, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Don’t let the Paris murderers win

Professor Laborde warns against the reactivist response to the Paris murders: they misunderstand the role played by free speech and by laïcité. Further, they allow criminals to set the term of the debate on how to better facilitate Muslim integration if France.
Professor Cécile Laborde
26 February 2015 More...

Starts: Feb 26, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Britain and EU reform

Piet Eeckhout revisits the question of EU reform, including different options for and legal as well as political constraints of such reform.
Professor Piet Eeckhout
20 January 2015 More...

Starts: Jan 20, 2015 12:00:00 AM

EU-US Trade negotiations

UCL European Institute

This section provides background material and references on the EU-US trade and investment negotiations, covering inter alia investment protection.

BIBLIOGRAPHY AND ONLINE RESOURCES

I. Introductory materials
II. Common Commercial Policy
  • K De Gucht, ‘The implications of the Lisbon Treaty for EU Trade policy’, paper presented at S&D seminar on EU Trade Policy, Oporto, 8 October 2010.
  • P Eeckhout, EU External Relations Law (2nd edn, OUP 2011)
    --- Policies: chapter 10, ‘Competence in matters of commercial policy’, p 439.
  • D Kleimann, ‘Taking Stock: EU Common Commercial Policy in the Lisbon Era’, CEPS Working Document No 345, April 2011
  • M Krajewski, “The Reform of the Common Commercial Policy” in A Biondi, P Eeckhout and S Ripley (eds), EU Law After Lisbon (OUP 2012) 292.
  • R Leas-Arcas, ‘The European Union’s Trade and Investment Policy after the Treaty of Lisbon’ (2010) 11:4 Journal of World Investment and Trade 463.
III. EU-US trade relations and the TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership)
IV. Selected News Items