European Institutions

  • US Business Association Criticizes EU Tech Tax Plans

    October 17, 2017

    The American Chamber of Commerce in Europe is warning that EU plans to ramp up the collection of taxes from internet giants will dampen economic growth in Europe and sabotage US-EU cooperation on building a global governance system for corporate taxation.

  • Commentator: EU Must Punish Poland over Courts

    October 17, 2017

    Asserting that, since it came to power two years ago, Poland's Law and Justice Party has "wrecked the country’s legal system and devoured its judiciary," researcher Zselyke Csaky calls on EU member states to "go nuclear" on the country by suspending its voting rights in the Council of the EU and cutting its development funding.

  • Goodman: Prepare for "No Deal" Brexit Scenario

    October 16, 2017

    Commentator Paul Goodman writes that UK Prime Minister Theresa May must make it clear to EU officials that the British Government is ready to walk away from Brexit negotiations if they do not offer the UK a beneficial future relationship with the bloc, and that British officials must prepare for such a "no deal" scenario in the event it occurs as early as 2019.

  • Lawyer Warns of Expanding ECJ Authority

    October 16, 2017

    British lawyer Marina Wheeler writes that the Court of Justice of the EU's (ECJ) recent judgments restricting the UK's authority to protect the security of its citizens through bulk-data collection poses dangerous national-security implications and demonstrates the ECJ's refusal to recognize limits to its broad jurisdiction.

  • ECtHR Faces Struggle Implementing Judgments

    October 16, 2017

    Politico reports that, according to a database maintained by the Council of Europe, member governments across the region have not implemented nearly 10,000 judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), with unresolved cases stretching back as far as 1992.

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