Had Tony Ejimson’s claim for a residence right to stay with his daughter been adjudicated by the CJEU, not the ECtHR, the case would have ended differently. This begs the question, why does EU law treat the unity of multi-national families more favourably?
On 7 August, 46 countries signed the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation. These states have to ensure that international commercial settlement agreements are enforced. After a promising start, there are doubts as to its future implementation.
In November 2017, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights issued Advisory Opinion OC-23, which highlighted the relationship of interdependence and indivisibility that exists between human rights, the environment and sustainable development.
The HCCH has adopted a new convention that offers a facilitated regime of global circulation of court decisions in civil and commercial matters aiming to foster international trade. Care is needed to coherently shape the treaty’s place in existing regimes.
This blog entry sheds some light on Council’s conclusions of 18 June 2019 in which any decision of opening accession negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia was postponed to October 2019. How to read this decision and what could its implications?
Fragmentation occurs when international proceedings that involve the same parties and raise the same issues arrive at different conclusions. The conflict in the ICTY’s Tadic decision and the ICJ’s Bosnian Genocide decision – an issue or an exception?
The European parliamentary elections commence and the German Constitution turns 70 today, both on the very same day. Although arguably coincidental, this overlap offers the opportunity to investigate how “European” today’s German Constitution is.