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ABA Journal Magazine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20)
Acta Juridica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Acta Politica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Acta Universitatis Danubius. Juridica     Open Access  
Actualidad Jurídica Ambiental     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Adelaide Law Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20)
Administrative Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 40)
Aegean Review of the Law of the Sea and Maritime Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
African Journal of Legal Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
African Journal on Conflict Resolution     Open Access   (Followers: 17)
Afrilex     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Air and Space Law     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20)
Akron Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Alaska Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Albany Law Review     Free   (Followers: 6)
Alberta Law Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Alternative Law Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Alternatives : Global, Local, Political     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Amazon's Research and Environmental Law     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
American Journal of Comparative Law     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 56)
American Journal of Jurisprudence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
American Journal of Law & Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
American Journal of Legal History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
American Journal of Trial Advocacy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
American University Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 16)
American University National Security Law Brief     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Amicus Curiae     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Amsterdam Law Forum     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Anales de la Cátedra Francisco Suárez     Open Access  
Annales Canonici     Open Access  
Annual Survey of South African Law     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Anuario da Facultade de Dereito da Universidade da Coruña     Open Access  
Anuario de Psicología Jurídica     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
ANZSLA Commentator, The     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Appeal : Review of Current Law and Law Reform     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Arbitration Law Monthly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Arbitration Law Reports and Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Arctic Review on Law and Politics     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Arena Hukum     Open Access  
Argumenta Journal Law     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Arizona Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Arizona State Law Journal     Free   (Followers: 2)
Arkansas Law Review     Free   (Followers: 6)
Ars Aequi Maandblad     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Art + Law     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Article 40     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Artificial Intelligence and Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Asian American Law Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Asian Journal of Legal Education     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Asian Pacific American Law Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
AStA Wirtschafts- und Sozialstatistisches Archiv     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Asy-Syir'ah : Jurnal Ilmu Syari'ah dan Hukum     Open Access  
Australasian Law Management Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Australian Feminist Law Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Australian Indigenous Law Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17)
Australian Journal of Legal History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
Ave Maria Law Review     Free   (Followers: 3)
Badamai Law Journal     Open Access  
Ballot     Open Access  
Baltic Journal of Law & Politics     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Bar News: The Journal of the NSW Bar Association     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Behavioral Sciences & the Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
Beijing Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Berkeley Journal of Entertainment and Sports Law     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Berkeley Technology Law Journal     Free   (Followers: 11)
Bioethics Research Notes     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Bond Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 18)
Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Boston College Journal of Law & Social Justice     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Boston College Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 18)
Boston University Law Review     Free   (Followers: 11)
BRICS Law Journal     Open Access  
Brigham Young University Journal of Public Law     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Brigham Young University Law Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
British Journal of American Legal Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Brooklyn Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Bulletin of Legal Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Bulletin of Medieval Canon Law     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
C@hiers du CRHIDI     Open Access  
Cadernos de Dereito Actual     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cadernos do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Direito - PPGDir./UFRGS     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cadernos Ibero-Americanos de Direito Sanitário     Open Access  
Cahiers, Droit, Sciences et Technologies     Open Access  
California Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 20)
California Lawyer     Free  
California Western Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Cambridge Law Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 150)
Campbell Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Campus Legal Advisor     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Case Western Reserve Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Časopis pro právní vědu a praxi     Open Access  
Časopis zdravotnického práva a bioetiky     Open Access  
Catalyst : A Social Justice Forum     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Catholic University Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Chicago-Kent Law Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Chicana/o-Latina/o Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
China : An International Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16)
China-EU Law Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Chinese Journal of Comparative Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Chinese Law & Government     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Cleveland State Law Review     Free   (Followers: 2)
College Athletics and The Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Colombia Forense     Open Access  
Columbia Journal of Environmental Law     Free   (Followers: 9)
Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16)
Columbia Law Review (Sidebar)     Open Access   (Followers: 16)
Commercial Law Quarterly: The Journal of the Commercial Law Association of Australia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Comparative Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 42)
Comparative Legal History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Con-texto     Open Access  
Conflict Resolution Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
Conflict Trends     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Cornell Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Criterio Jurídico     Open Access  
Critical Analysis of Law : An International & Interdisciplinary Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Cuadernos de Historia del Derecho     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Cuestiones Juridicas     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Current Legal Problems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Danube : The Journal of European Association Comenius - EACO     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
De Jure     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
De Rebus     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Deakin Law Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Defense Counsel Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Democrazia e diritto     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Denning Law Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
DePaul Journal of Women, Gender and the Law     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
DePaul Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Der Staat     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Derecho PUCP     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Derecho y Ciencias Sociales     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Die Verwaltung     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Dikaion     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Dike     Open Access  
Direito e Desenvolvimento     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Direito e Liberdade     Open Access  
Diritto penale contemporaneo     Free   (Followers: 2)
Diritto, immigrazione e cittadinanza     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Dixi     Open Access  
Droit et Cultures     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Droit et Médecine Bucco-Dentaire     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Droit, Déontologie & Soin     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Drug Science, Policy and Law     Full-text available via subscription  
Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Duke Forum for Law & Social Change     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy     Open Access   (Followers: 16)
Duke Law & Technology Review     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Duke Law Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 26)
DULR Online     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
East Asia Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
ECI Interdisciplinary Journal for Legal and Social Policy     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Ecology Law Quarterly     Free   (Followers: 3)
Edinburgh Law Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Education and the Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
El Cotidiano     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Election Law Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
Energy Law Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Environmental Justice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Environmental Law Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22)
Environmental Policy and Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
ERA-Forum     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Espaço Jurídico : Journal of Law     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Ethnopolitics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Ethos: Official Publication of the Law Society of the Australian Capital Territory     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
EU agrarian Law     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Europaisches Journal fur Minderheitenfragen     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
European Energy and Environmental Law Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16)
European Journal for Education Law and Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
European Journal of Comparative Law and Governance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
European Journal of Law and Technology     Open Access   (Followers: 15)
European Journal of Psychology Applied to Legal Context     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
European Law Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 143)
European Public Law     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 35)
European Review of Contract Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
European Review of Private Law     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 30)
European Yearbook of Minority Issues Online     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Evaluation Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Evidence & Policy : A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Faulkner Law Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Federal Communication Law Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Federal Law Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22)
Federal Probation     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Feminist Legal Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
feminists@law     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Fiat Justisia     Open Access  
First Amendment Studies     Hybrid Journal  
Florida Bar News     Free  
Florida Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Florida State University Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Fordham Environmental Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 18)
Fordham Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
FORO. Revista de Ciencias Jurídicas y Sociales, Nueva Época     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Fundamina : A Journal of Legal History     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Geoforum     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
George Washington Law Review     Free   (Followers: 8)
Georgia Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Georgia State University Law Review     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Global Journal of Comparative Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)

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  [SJR: 0.129]   [H-I: 4]   [5 followers]  Follow
    
   Hybrid Journal Hybrid journal (It can contain Open Access articles)
   ISSN (Print) 1863-9038 - ISSN (Online) 1612-3093
   Published by Springer-Verlag Homepage  [2352 journals]
  • Demand reduction in anti-trafficking debates
    • Authors: Dita Vogel; Norbert Cyrus
      Abstract: Abstract International law obliges states to consider the reduction of demand that fosters exploitation and leads to trafficking in human beings, without defining what such a demand could be. Demand is used in many lexical meanings in the anti-trafficking debate, rarely consistently and often in a market context. In a market context, demand means the willingness and capacity to purchase a good or service. This contribution describes how demand is used in anti-trafficking debates and explores what a consistent use of demand could contribute to the understanding of trafficking in human beings.
      PubDate: 2017-10-05
      DOI: 10.1007/s12027-017-0481-4
       
  • The new regulation of technology-related investigative measures in Spain
    • Authors: Juan Carlos Ortiz-Pradillo
      Abstract: Abstract This paper analyses—with special attention to its common provisions, its safeguards of technology-related investigation measures and its guiding principles—the Spanish legal reform of the Criminal Procedure Code (hereinafter, LECrim) of 2015, which updated the domestic framework with a new and modern regulation of technology-related investigative measures, in order to comply with the requirements of the Cybercrime Convention, the ECHR case law and other EU legal instruments, and to help the Law Enforcement Agencies on gathering digital evidence.
      PubDate: 2017-10-04
      DOI: 10.1007/s12027-017-0484-1
       
  • The powers of national regulatory authorities as agents of EU law
    • Authors: Stéphanie De Somer
      Abstract: Abstract Over the past few decades, National Regulatory Authorities have acquired a central role in the implementation of EU law. NRAs are established by the Member States, implying that they are part of the national administrative organisation chart. Their creation, however, is compulsory under EU law. Today’s NRAs derive most of their competences from EU legislation, even if the formal legal basis of their tasks and powers is typically the national legislation that implements the EU directives. Focusing on NRAs in the field of network regulation, which are characterised by the far-reaching requirements of (political) independence that EU law imposes, this paper maps this trend of ‘empowering’ NRAs and some of the challenges on the level of accountability that go hand in hand with it.
      PubDate: 2017-09-21
      DOI: 10.1007/s12027-017-0487-y
       
  • The European Parliament and the Directive on combating terrorism
    • Authors: Antonio Caiola
      Abstract: Abstract Directive (EU) 2017/541 constitutes an important piece of legislation among the acts recently adopted by the Union’s legislature, and replacing the previous Framework Decision 2002/475/JHA. This Directive has been adopted on the basis of Article 83(1) TFEU and has been considered necessary in order to align the EU legal framework with the changing international legal context, taking into account, in particular, the United Nation Security Council Resolution 2178(2014) and the Additional Protocol to the Council of Europe Convention on Prevention of Terrorism. Several changes have been introduced in the Union’s legislation, such as the definition of terrorist group and of some terrorist activities. Moreover, the Directive establishes provisions on combating the phenomenon of foreign fighters. Finally, it also provides rules on the protection and support of victims of terrorism.
      PubDate: 2017-09-21
      DOI: 10.1007/s12027-017-0476-1
       
  • Confiscation and fundamental rights across criminal and non-criminal
           domains
    • Authors: Michele Simonato
      Abstract: Abstract Confiscation is one important component of contemporary policies against serious crimes. International organisations are increasingly encouraging national legislators to introduce more effective and incisive tools to deprive criminals of the illicit gain, even in the absence of a final conviction. The risks of abuses and interferences with fundamental rights are, however, evident. On several occasions, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has dealt with cases involving various forms of confiscation, but many aspects are still debated. This article aims to provide an overview of the variegated case law from Strasbourg, highlighting recent and possible future developments.
      PubDate: 2017-09-19
      DOI: 10.1007/s12027-017-0485-0
       
  • Granting powers to EU decentralised agencies, three years following
           Short-selling
    • Authors: Merijn Chamon
      Abstract: Abstract The question of the extent to which EU institutions can grant powers to EU decentralised agencies has been the subject of inter-institutional and academic debate for decades. Only in 2014 did the Court of Justice itself settle the issue, confirming the constitutionality of ongoing agencification and allowing for its future development. The present article identifies a number of lessons which the EU legislature should draw from the Court’s Short-selling ruling. In addition a number of issues which have not yet been resolved by the Court but which may pose themselves in the future are identified. These relate to the nature of the discretion afforded to EU agencies, the nature of the acts which they adopt (in light of Articles 290 and 291 TFEU) and the new trend of allowing for direct delegations of power between national authorities and their EU counterparts.
      PubDate: 2017-09-19
      DOI: 10.1007/s12027-017-0486-z
       
  • The European Investigation Order and the Joint Investigation
           Team—which road to take
    • Authors: Rositsa Zaharieva
      Abstract: Abstract This article compares the use of two legal assistance instruments—the European Investigation Order (EIO), introduced by the Directive regarding the European Investigation Order (Directive 2014/41/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 April 2014 regarding the European Investigation Order in criminal matters [2014] OJ L 130/1) and the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) based on the Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters from 2000 (Council Act of 29 May 2000 establishing in accordance with Art. 34 of the Treaty on European Union the Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Member States of the European Union [2000] OJ C 197/1) and on the 2002 JIT Framework Decision (Council Framework Decision of 13 June 2002 on joint investigation teams [2002] OJ L 162/1). While acknowledging the different philosophies of classic judicial cooperation and mutual recognition, entrenched in these tools, the article seeks to highlight the benefits and constraints a legal practitioner might have when considering their application in a complex cross-border case.
      PubDate: 2017-09-15
      DOI: 10.1007/s12027-017-0483-2
       
  • The presumption of innocence in Directive 2016/343/EU of 9 March 2016
    • Authors: María Luisa Villamarín López
      Abstract: Abstract The recent adoption of Directive 2016/343/EU was a highly significant milestone on the road to setting common standards for strengthening mutual trust among Member States in criminal proceedings. Given the existing level of protection within the European Union, this article analyses in detail the most relevant issues concerning the Directive in order to clarify if and how the protection of fundamental rights has been improved. In particular, this paper focuses on the particularly laborious and much-discussed process of adoption of the Directive, its scope of application and, finally, its basic content relating to the presumption of innocence.
      PubDate: 2017-09-14
      DOI: 10.1007/s12027-017-0480-5
       
  • Case Law of the European Union Courts
    • Authors: Karolina Rokicka; Florian Gaestel; Daniel Gärtner
      PubDate: 2017-09-13
      DOI: 10.1007/s12027-017-0474-3
       
  • Brexit and social security of mobile persons
    • Authors: Grega Strban
      Abstract: Abstract If one looks at the history of UK and EU relations, the UK Leave vote may not seem a surprise. Attempts were made by the EU to enable further membership of the UK. Despite the Leave vote “offers” to the UK might still be relevant for other Member States. Among the most intriguing questions are: what social security rights will persons moving between the EU and the UK have after Brexit' Will there be an agreement including them or not, or will reliance be put on old and outdated bilateral agreements' Could the coordination instruments of the Council or Europe or the ILO be applied' Solutions will have to be found, since people will not stop moving just because of Brexit.
      PubDate: 2017-09-13
      DOI: 10.1007/s12027-017-0478-z
       
  • An emerging right to care in the EU: a “New Start to Support Work-Life
           Balance for Parents and Carers”
    • Authors: Eugenia Caracciolo di Torella
      Abstract: Abstract Reconciliation between work and family life has been a prominent feature of EU discourse, policy and legislation for some time now. Accordingly, an increasingly sophisticated array of measures has been implemented. This article focuses on the most recent EU initiative, namely the New Start to Support Work-Life Balance for Parents and Carers, which was announced on 26 April 2017. It entails a mixture of legislative and non-legislative measures aimed at modernising the regulation of this area. This article maintains that the New Start Initiative, although not flawless, is ground-breaking. In this proposal, the Commission is embracing a substantive and transformative approach to equality. The New Start Initiative has the potential to reconceptualise this area and to move from care as a mother-child issue to a wider one that sees care as an integral part of society.
      PubDate: 2017-09-13
      DOI: 10.1007/s12027-017-0477-0
       
  • Versicherung 4.0
    • Abstract: Zusammenfassung Die Digitalisierungswelle hat auch die Versicherungswirtschaft voll erfasst. Der folgende Beitrag befasst sich mit der Blockchain-Technologie und sog. Smart Contracts sowie ihrer Eignung, den Versicherungssektor umzugestalten. Zunächst werden die Funktionsweise und der innovative Charakter der Blockchain-Technologie erläutert. Zudem wird anhand des Beispiels der „Blockchain Insurance Industry“-Initiative aufgezeigt, welches Interesse die Technologie bei Versicherern bereits geweckt hat. Das System der automatisierten Leistungsdurchführung von Smart Contracts wird näher beschrieben und vor dem Hintergrund des Vertragsschlusses rechtlich eingeordnet. Weiterhin werden die noch zu bewältigenden regulatorischen Herausforderungen näher definiert. Schließlich dienen Anwendungsbeispiele in der Versicherungswirtschaft dazu, das erlangte Verständnis für beide Technologien zu vertiefen.
      PubDate: 2017-09-07
      DOI: 10.1007/s12027-017-0479-y
       
  • The European Pillar of Social Rights
    • Authors: Leyre Maiso Fontecha
      PubDate: 2017-09-05
      DOI: 10.1007/s12027-017-0473-4
       
  • Open issues concerning the non-mandatory character of the Cross-Border
           Taking of Evidence Regulation
    • Authors: Aleš Galič
      Abstract: Abstract The CJEU has already confirmed that the European Evidence Regulation (EER) is not of a mandatory character and that a court may rely on its national law in order to obtain evidence located abroad. Nevertheless, numerous dilemmas still exist. In the author’s view the CJEU’s findings in regard to the parties examined as witnesses can be extended to proper witnesses although this is still controversial concerning the question whether coercive measures may be used. The author is also of the opinion that it is not possible to organise cross-border videoconferences without resort to the EER, and finds it questionable whether a videoconference with a party located abroad, but not for purposes of taking evidence, falls within the scope of the EER. Finally, the problem is addressed as to whether the fair trial requirements oblige the court to apply the other available methods of cross border taking of evidence if the first chosen method fails.
      PubDate: 2017-09-05
      DOI: 10.1007/s12027-017-0475-2
       
  • The use of illegally obtained evidence in criminal cases: a brief overview
    • Authors: Joachim Meese
      Abstract: Abstract The existence of an evidentiary exclusionary rule plays a vital role in almost all legal systems. This rule requires that illegally obtained evidence is “excluded” from the case file and withheld from the judges. While commentators generally agree that such a rule is indispensable in a modern and fully functioning criminal law system, much controversy exists as to the exact extent and context of such an exclusionary rule. More precisely a fragile balance has to be found between on the one hand protecting fundamental human rights and on the other hand ensuring justice. In most countries the application of the exclusionary rule has weakened in recent times: most legal systems shifted their focus and placed more emphasis on the importance of ensuring justice. Those legal systems nowadays allow for exclusionary rules which accept prosecutors to continue to use evidence during trials in spite of the fact that it was obtained illegally or, in some cases, even unconstitutionally. Such a view seems to be irreconcilable with the human rights enshrined in, for instance, the European Convention on Human Rights. Still, an analysis of the jurisprudence of the European Court on Human Rights shows that the Court seems to be hesitant to take a strong position in the matter and prefers to leave the interpretation of the exclusionary rule up to the discretion of the member states. Only in the most flagrant cases of illegally obtained evidence (for instance evidence obtained through torture or inhumane treatment) the Court has intervened and concluded that such evidence cannot be allowed.
      PubDate: 2017-08-03
      DOI: 10.1007/s12027-017-0471-6
       
  • European Union Bank Resolution Framework: can the objective of financial
           stability ensure consistency in resolution authorities’ decisions'
    • Authors: Nikoletta Kleftouri
      Abstract: Abstract The Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD), agreed in 2014 and transposed into national law by now, equipped EU resolution authorities with a number of tools and powers to deal with EU failing institutions. To use these tools and powers, and to act swiftly prior to institutions reaching the state of insolvency, resolution authorities must undertake appropriate planning (resolution planning) in accordance with a number of rules and processes under the Directive. Resolution planning should enable authorities to “handle situations involving both systemic crises and failures of individual institutions”. The resolution plan must take into consideration the resolution scenarios “including that the event of failure may be idiosyncratic or may occur at a time of broader financial instability or system wide events”. The protection of financial stability has a central place in the BRRD, albeit in some instances it should also be balanced against other considerations, for example the other ‘resolution objectives’. The term ‘financial stability’ is not defined in the Directive; it is further qualified, however, in the context of a number of assessments that the resolution authorities must undertake. The paper discusses the notion of ‘financial stability’ through the lenses of a number of tasks that EU resolution authorities must perform. It argues that although the financial stability objective should be necessarily broad to provide discretion to resolution authorities, it is hard to ensure consistency in resolution decisions and actions.
      PubDate: 2017-08-01
      DOI: 10.1007/s12027-017-0469-0
       
  • Die EU-Richtlinien zur Stärkung der Strafverfahrensrechte im Spiegel
           der EMRK
    • Authors: Thomas Wahl
      Abstract: Zusammenfassung Die EU-Richtlinien zur Stärkung der Strafverfahrensrechte rezipieren weitgehend die entsprechenden Garantien der EMRK (Art. 6) in ihrer Auslegung und Ausprägung durch das „case law“ des EGMR. Der Beitrag zeigt die Wechselwirkungen auf, indem er den europaratsrechtlichen Garantiegehalt mit den Verpflichtungen aus den EU-Richtlinien an ausgewählten Beispielen spiegelt. Die Beispiele betreffen die Rechte auf Belehrung und Unterrichtung, auf Zugang zum Verteidiger sowie auf Erhalt von Dolmetschleistungen und Übersetzungen. Geschlussfolgert wird aus dieser Untersuchung, dass es sich bei der Anwendung der Rechte aus den EU-Richtlinien lohnt, die zugrundeliegende Judikatur des EGMR zu analysieren, um ggf. Argumentationslinien gegenüber dem entscheidenden Gericht zu entwickeln.
      PubDate: 2017-07-12
      DOI: 10.1007/s12027-017-0470-7
       
  • Updating and diversifying the training offer for EU legal practitioners to
           meet the challenges posed by the new technologies
    • Authors: Laviero Buono
      PubDate: 2017-07-06
      DOI: 10.1007/s12027-017-0468-1
       
  • The intra-corporate transferees directive: a revolutionary scheme or a
           burden for multi-national companies'
    • Authors: Andrea de Bie; Andreia Ghimis
      Abstract: Abstract The Intra-Corporate Transferees (“ICT”) Directive was adopted in 2014. This innovative piece of labour migration legislation was to be transposed in the domestic rules of the EU Member States by 29 November 2016. While very few countries complied with this deadline, we can already draw several preliminary conclusions about the impact of this Directive at policy and business level. In this article we analyse the most far-reaching provisions of the EU ICT Directive and we compare it to one of the most efficient pre-existing national schemes: the Dutch Highly Skilled Migrant permit. Current transposition in the implementing Member States also allows us to comment upon the choices made at domestic level where the Directive grants national authorities room for manoeuvre and to evaluate the consequences in terms of harmonization. Finally, we discuss the added value and the shortcomings of the ICT Directive and we offer a brief overview of how it is perceived by multi-national companies.
      PubDate: 2017-06-22
      DOI: 10.1007/s12027-017-0466-3
       
  • The Commission’s proposal amending social security coordination
           regulations: how to combine Union citizens’ rights and social security
           institutions’ needs'
    • Authors: Jean-Philippe Lhernould
      PubDate: 2017-06-22
      DOI: 10.1007/s12027-017-0463-6
       
 
 
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