Monthly Archives: December 2012

Reading suggestion #12: Commission Report on account surpluses in the EU

The Commission’s Report published on Tuesday analyses the current account surpluses in the EU member states. It points out that macroeconomic imbalances in the euro area and in the EU expanded significantly in the run-up to the financial crisis. The … Continue reading

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Reading suggestion #11: Swedish snus and the “Dalligate”

In a recent post on the blog Diritti Comparati (Compared Laws) Alberto Alemanno analyses the circumstances of Commissioner Dalli’s resignation, entitling his post “The Snus’ Trap“, published on 10 December (in English). He argues that this episode “has the merit … Continue reading

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Reading suggestion #10: Pollicino on the first steps of ECHR and EU legal orders

In the last number of the Comparative Law Review (Vol. 3, No. 2, available online) there is a very interesting paper by Oreste Pollicino, Associate Professor of Law at the Bocconi University in Milan, on the genesis and the first … Continue reading

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Call #4: 160 PhD grants available at the European University Institute in Florence

The EUI prepares researchers for developing and defending a doctoral thesis in the fields of economics, history and civilization, law, and political and social sciences. About 160 doctoral research grants are awarded annually by the EU member states and other European national authorities … Continue reading

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Call #3: Apprenticeship at the Utrikesdepartement

Source: Juridiska Föreningen vid Örebro universitet Rättssekretariatet (RS), som är en av Utrikesdepartementets enheter, an­sva­rar för bl.a. EU-rättslig rådgivning till departementets enheter, Sveriges processföring vid EU:s domstolar och EFTA-domstolen samt för överträdelseärenden (Europeiska kommissionens påståenden om för­drags­brott). Sekretariatet har 25 … Continue reading

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