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The ECJ’s Ruling in XC and Others (Case C-234/17) and its Significance

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) delivered its judgment in the case XC and Others (C-234/17) in October last year. The case concerns three claimants suspected of having committed several criminal offences in Switzerland. On the basis of an agreement … Continue reading

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Book review ‘Human Rights in Contemporary European Law’ (eds. Eleonor Kristoffersson & Joakim Nergelius)

Nergelius, Joakim & Kristoffersson, Eleonor (eds.), ‘Human Rights in Contemporary European Law’, Hart Publishing, 2015, ISBN: 978-1-84946-483-3, 229 pages, €75/700 SEK. Human Rights in Contemporary European Law is a recently published book (2015) and volume 6 in the series Swedish … Continue reading

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Åklagaren v. Hans Åkerberg Fransson, Case C-617/10 of 26 February 2013

Background Hans Åkerberg Fransson was a Swedish fisherman living in the north of Sweden. In 2007 it was decided that he would have to pay a tax surcharge, due to the fact that he had provided false information concerning his … Continue reading

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