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Journal Cover EJRR - European Journal of Risk Regulation
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     ISSN (Print) 1867-299X
     Published by Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft Homepage  [12 journals]
  • Book Reviews
    • Abstract: EJRR 2 2014 Case Notes 273
      Stem Cell Lines and Destruction of Human Embryos: the EPO
      Shares the Perspective of the Court of Justice
      Case T 2221/10, Culturing stem cells/TECHNION, decision of the Technical
      Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office, 4 February 2014.
      Stefano Barazza*
      The Technical Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office, in case T 2221/101, held that
      Article 53(a) and Rule 28(c) of the European Patent Convention do not merely exclude the
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:05:22 +010
       
  • Stem Cell Lines and Destruction of Human Embryos: the EPO Shares the
           Perspective of the Court ...
    • Abstract: EJRR 2 2014 Case Notes 273
      Stem Cell Lines and Destruction of Human Embryos: the EPO
      Shares the Perspective of the Court of Justice
      Case T 2221/10, Culturing stem cells/TECHNION, decision of the Technical
      Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office, 4 February 2014.
      Stefano Barazza*
      The Technical Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office, in case T 2221/101, held that
      Article 53(a) and Rule 28(c) of the European Patent Convention do not merely exclude the
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:02:01 +010
       
  • The Conferral of Power to the Commission Put to the Test
    • Abstract: EJRR 2 2014 Case Notes 267
      The Conferral of Power to the Commission Put to the Test
      Camilla Buchanan*
      Case C-427/12 Commission v European Parliament and Council (not yet
      reported)
      - Article 290 TFEU
      - Article 291(2) TFEU
      - Article 80(1) of Regulation (EU) No 528/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council
      of 22 May 2012 concerning the making available on the market and use of biocidal products,
      OJ 2012 L 167/1
      1. The EU legislature has dis
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:00:19 +010
       
  • The Principle of Institutional (Un)Balance after Lisbon
    • Abstract: EJRR 2 2014 Case Notes 259
      The Principle of Institutional (Un)Balance after Lisbon
      Case C-270/12 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland v
      European Parliament and Council of the European Union, Judgment of the Court
      (Grand Chamber) of 22 January 2014
      Simone Gabbi*
      On 22 January 2014, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice confirmed the validity of the
      powers entrusted to the European Securities Markets Agency under Article 28 of Regulation

      PubDate: Thu, 19 Jun 2014 09:51:17 +010
       
  • From Procrastination to Procedural Perfectionism – A Short Story of
           the Long Amflora ...
    • Abstract: EJRR 2 2014 Case Notes 253
      From Procrastination to Procedural Perfectionism – A Short Story
      of the Long Amflora Authorisation Process
      Case T-240/10 Hungary v. Commission [2013]
      Tanja Ehnert*
      In this judgment, the General Court annulled two Commission decisions authorising the placing
      on the market of the GM potato Amflora. The Court did not base its decision on the arguments
      put forward by the applicant Hungary, which contested the underlying scientific asses
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Jun 2014 09:48:49 +010
       
  • Risk Regulation of Big Data: Has the Time Arrived for a Paradigm Shift in
           EU Data Protection Law?
    • Abstract: 248 Case Notes EJRR 2 2014
      Case Notes
      Risk Regulation of Big Data: Has the Time Arrived for a
      Paradigm Shift in EU Data Protection Law?
      Alessandro Spina*
      Case C-293/12 and C-594/12 Digital Rights Ireland and Seitlinger and others
      I. Introduction
      The management of risks implies always a trade-off
      between fundamental values such as economic efficiency
      and collective welfare, scientific innovation,
      protection of the environment or health. It is acce
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Jun 2014 09:47:20 +010
       
  • Trade, Investment and Risk: Australian Plain Packaging Law, International
           Litigations and ...
    • Abstract: 242 Reports EJRR 2 2014
      Trade, Investment and Risk
      This section highlights the interface between international trade and investment law and minicipal
      and international risk regulation. It is meant to cover cases and other legal developments in
      WTO law (SPS, TBT and TRIPS Agreements and the general exceptions in both GATT 1994 and
      GATS), bilateral investment treaty arbitration and other free trade agreements such as NAFTA. Pertinent
      developments in international stan
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Jun 2014 09:42:12 +010
       
  • Risk Communication: Risk and Crisis Communication Recommendations for
           Industry Based on ...
    • Abstract: 238 Reports EJRR 2 2014
      Risk Communication
      This section discusses issues related to risk communication across a range of publicly perceived
      high risk industries (such as pharmaceuticals, nuclear, oil, etc.). It reports critically and provides
      analysis on risk communication as an outcome of risk research within these industries. Contributions
      are intended to includemethods working towards the advancement of risk perception research
      and describe any lessons learned fo
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Jun 2014 09:40:52 +010
       
  • Regulatory Impact Assessment: Response to the Findings of Eurochambres
           2013 SME Test Benchmark
    • Abstract: 236 Reports EJRR 2 2014
      Regulatory Impact Assessment
      This section regularly examines Regulatory Impact Assessment (IA) at three levels: the EU, theMember
      States and internationally. Contributions aim to cover aspects such as the interface between IA
      and risk analysis, looking atmethodologies as well as legal and political science-related issues. Contributions
      are meant to report and critically assess recent developments in the field, develop strategic
      thinking, and
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Jun 2014 09:39:17 +010
       
  • Nanotechnology: Regulation of Nanomaterials in the EU: Proposed Measures
           to Fill in the Gap
    • Abstract: 228 Reports EJRR 2 2014
      Nanotechnology
      This section is meant to give readers an insight into the emerging field of nanotechnologies and risk
      regulation. It informs and updates readers on the latest European and international developments
      in nanotechnologies and risk regulation across different sectors (e.g., chemicals, food, cosmetics,
      pharmaceuticals) and policy areas (e.g., environmental protection, occupational health and consumer
      product, food and drug safety).
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Jun 2014 09:37:48 +010
       
  • Intellectual Property: Risks Associated with Litigating or Settling
           Pharmaceutical Patent Matters
    • Abstract: EJRR 2 2014 Reports 223
      Intellectual Property
      This section is devoted to giving readers an inside view of the crossing point between intellectual
      property (IP) law and risk regulation. In addition to updating readers on the latest developments in
      IP law and policies in technological fields (including chemicals, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology,
      agriculture and foodstuffs), the section aims at verifying whether such laws and policies really stimulate
      scientific and tec
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Jun 2014 09:36:25 +010
       
  • Food: Questions Raised in the Aftermath of the African Swine Fever
           Outbreak in the EU
    • Abstract: 218 Reports EJRR 2 2014
      Questions Raised in the Aftermath of the African Swine Fever
      Outbreak in the EU
      Blanca Salas*
      I. Introduction
      Since the beginning of the year, a number of cases
      ofAfrican swine fever (hereinafter,ASF) inwild boar
      have been identified in the EU. In particular, two cases
      of ASF in wild boar were reported in Lithuania on
      24 January 2014 and two additional cases were registered
      in Poland on 18 February 2014.1 ASF is most

      PubDate: Thu, 19 Jun 2014 09:34:49 +010
       
  • Food: New EU Rules on the Country of Origin Labelling for Meat of Swine,
           Sheep, Goats and Poultry
    • Abstract: EJRR 2 2014 Reports 213
      Food
      This section aims at updating readers on the latest developments of risk-related aspects of food law
      at the EU level, giving information on legislation and case law on various matters, such as food safety,
      new diseases, animal health and welfare and food labelling.
      New EU Rules on the Country of Origin Labelling for Meat of Swine,
      Sheep, Goats and Poultry
      Ignacio Carreño*
      I. Introduction
      On 13 December 2013, the European
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Jun 2014 09:33:20 +010
       
  • Biotechnology: The EU Adventures of ‘Herculex’
    • Abstract: 208 Reports EJRR 2 2014
      The EU Adventures of ‘Herculex’
      Report on the EU Authorization of the Genetically Modified Maize 1507
      Maria Weimer and Gaia Pisani*
      The EU authorization process of the insect-resistant maize 1507, branded by its developer
      company Pioneer-DuPont as ‘Herculex’, is perhaps the most interesting and emblematic example
      of the current regulatory crisis of GMO regulation in Europe.1 The case is particularly
      controversial, because it conc
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Jun 2014 09:31:48 +010
       
  • Biotechnology: Pest risk analysis – Recent Trends in the EU and its
           Trade Implications: The ...
    • Abstract: EJRR 2 2014 Reports 201
      Reports
      This part of the EJRR hosts reports in which our correspondents keep readers up to date on the most
      recent developments in different areas of risk regulation. Our aim is to fuel the debate and trigger future
      research on cutting-edge risk subjects. The Reports are organised under different policy sections.
      Further sections will be added at regular intervals. If you are interested in contributing to any of the
      existing sections, please
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Jun 2014 09:28:50 +010
       
  • Shrimp Export from Benin vs Food Safety in Europe: Reconcilable
           Interests?
    • Abstract: EJRR 2 2014 Shrimp Export from Benin vs Food Safety in Europe: Reconcilable Interests? 187
      Shrimp Export from Benin vs Food Safety in
      Europe: Reconcilable Interests?
      Kévine Kindji and Michael Faure*
      In order to secure their fishery products market share in the EU, third countries, especially
      the developing ones, tend to transplant EU requirements into their domestic legal order. In
      reality, theses transplanted laws do not correspond to measures to reach a level of
      PubDate: Fri, 13 Jun 2014 12:37:19 +010
       
  • Frankenburgers, Risks and Approval
    • Abstract: 168 Frankenburgers, Risks and Approval EJRR 2 2014
      Frankenburgers, Risks and Approval
      Ludivine Petetin*
      This piece critically analyses the development of a novel food technology: the Frankenburger,
      a type of cultured/in vitro meat (or ‘shmeat’, which stands for ‘sheet of meat’). It
      assesses the risks raised by cultured meat as well as the role it could play to alleviate environmental
      and food security concerns. The article argues that the current EU regulato
      PubDate: Fri, 13 Jun 2014 12:35:54 +010
       
  • Scientists and Earthquake Risk Prediction: “Ordinary”
           Liability in an Extraordinary Case?
    • Abstract: EJRR 2 2014 The L ’Aquila Seven: Re-Establishing Justice After a Natural Disaster 159
      Scientists and Earthquake Risk Prediction:
      “Ordinary” Liability in an Extraordinary Case?
      Domenico Notaro*
      This article aims to consider whether classic criminal offences (such as manslaughter) are
      adequate to reprove the scientists’ behaviour when major calamities are being judged to
      have caused the death of people and wide destructions. The fundamental problem hinges
      PubDate: Fri, 13 Jun 2014 12:33:51 +010
       
  • When Science Meets Responsibility
    • Abstract: 146 The L ’Aquila Seven: Re-Establishing Justice After a Natural Disaster EJRR 2 2014
      When Science Meets Responsibility
      The Major Risks Commission and the L’Aquila Earthquake.
      Marta Simoncini*
      This article aims to analyse the role of law in the identification of the responsibility domain
      of ‘regulatory science’ (Jasanoff, 1990) within the risk regulatory process. The main research
      question is therefore,what kindof relationshipbetween science andpolicy-making
      PubDate: Fri, 13 Jun 2014 12:29:30 +010
       
  • New Fault Lines? On Responsibility and Disasters
    • Abstract: EJRR 2 2014 The L ’Aquila Seven: Re-Establishing Justice After a Natural Disaster 137
      New Fault Lines? On Responsibility and
      Disasters
      Kristian Cedervall Lauta*
      This article investigates the L’Aquila decision. It aims to present a theoretical framework
      from contemporary disaster research and political philosophy to better understand why
      blame and responsibility has come to play such a prominent role in the aftermath of disasters.
      Furthermore, it presents a
      PubDate: Fri, 13 Jun 2014 12:27:05 +010
       
 
 
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