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Gáspár-Szilágyi on what constitutes a “failure to notify” the Commission when implementing directives

The treaties of the European Union grant the Commission the ability to ensure that EU law is consistently applied within the national legal systems of the Member States. Article 258 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union … Continue reading

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An EU government with an EU President should be created, says German finance minister

On 16 May the German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said that the European Commission should develop into an EU government and that the Union needs a EU president (article by Honor Mahony on EU Observer available here). He believes that … Continue reading

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Weiler on the political and legal culture of European integration

The International Journal of Constitutional Law in its last number of 2011 published an article of Joseph Weiler entitled “The political and legal culture of European integration: An exploratory essay”, in which he expresses concern about three main problems within … Continue reading

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