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.
In recent years, elections of judges to the ICJ have shown their political side. States try to place their candidates for the term of nine years. This entry investigates how this period of office evolved and still influences the work of the court.
How has the Dutch tax administration incorporated the concept of Cooperative Compliance in its compliance strategy, and how is it contributing to the further development of compliance strategies and their functioning in practice?
Last week the Dutch Parliament discussed the proposal for a mandatory deposit return system for small plastic bottles. After more than 25 years of dialogue with the industry, it seems that this might be the only solution to tackle plastic pollution.
The global climate is changing. Against the backdrop of social concerns, climate change laws have permeated global political discourse. This blog presents latest developments in international conventions, China, the US and the EU.