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This blog is serving as a virtual meeting point for law students to interact and exchange their perspectives upon topical issues of EU law and upon their respective national legal orders. It is intended for students of all levels of studies and from around the globe. While posts in English are preferred, posts in other languages are also encouraged. We also encourage posts with short news concerning important legal developments, from EU and ECtHR judgments to developments concerning other EU institutions and national developments.

Latest from the Blog

Should we make streaming websites illegal?

December 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Ann-Sophie Butenschön University of Hamburg We all know this feeling: Some good show nearly comes to an

Malta’s Blockchain Legislation: widening one’s horizons or moving forward with uncertainty?

December 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Jake Camilleri University of Malta As of the 22nd May 2018, the government of Malta published three

Surrogate motherhood in the legislation of the Czech Republic

December 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Dita Ševčíková Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic As a result of the social development, the issue

Prohibition of trading on Sunday in Poland

April 14th, 2018|0 Comments

by Monika Maria Cwalińska, University of Bialystok In Poland, on 1st  March 2018  the act“on limiting trade

A life time prison sentence for street racing with deadly consequences

January 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Momme Rasmussen Georg-August-Universität Göttingen It was the beginning of 2017, when a verdict in Germany attracted a

Changes in Polish abortion law?

January 25th, 2018|0 Comments

Joanna Ryłko Faculty of Law, University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland, Erasmus student at Faculty of Law

Latest News from EUobserver

[Ticker] EU hits Mastercard with €570m fine

January 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on [Ticker] EU hits Mastercard with €570m fine

The EU Commission on Tuesday fined Mastercard €570.6m for breaching antitrust rules, by limiting retailers from benefitting from conditions offered by banks elsewhere within the EU. The fine is the latest move by EU regulators to reduce card fees for retailers. The commission said Mastercard rules forced retailers to pay a higher interchange fee between banks after a consumer used a card in a shop or online.

[Ticker] Romanian minister prepares to cancel corruption cases

January 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on [Ticker] Romanian minister prepares to cancel corruption cases

Romania's justice minister Tudorel Toader said Monday that he has prepared an emergency decree that could invalidate hundreds of corruption cases involving the country's most senior officials, AP reported. On Tuesday he meets with prime minister Vioric...

May pushes defeated Brexit deal, offers no Plan B

January 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on May pushes defeated Brexit deal, offers no Plan B

British prime minister Theresa May went back to parliament after the crushing defeat of her Brexit deal - but she continues to push MPs to accept the withdrawal agreement.

[Ticker] Sefcovic: no gas supply problems this winter

January 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on [Ticker] Sefcovic: no gas supply problems this winter

European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic discussed the security of gas supplies this winter with Russia and Ukraine on Monday. "The good news that everything is fine, under control, and we do not foresee any complications this winter," he said...

[Ticker] Report: Commission warning on passport-sale schemes

January 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on [Ticker] Report: Commission warning on passport-sale schemes

The European Commission reportedly will call on EU member states to be cautious offering so-called golden visas, because of "risks of infiltration of non-EU organised crime groups in the economy, money laundering, corruption and tax evasion". Bulgaria,...

[Ticker] France summons Italian ambassador over colonial remark

January 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on [Ticker] France summons Italian ambassador over colonial remark

The Italian ambassador to France was summoned Monday to explain comments by Italian deputy PM Luigi Di Maio. The leader of the Five Star Movement blamed French policy on colonial-era French African currencies for holding back development. "If people ar...