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Call for Papers – Conference ‘Blockchain, Public Trust and Public Law’ – Groningen – November 29-30, 2018

Throughout the world, governments are experimenting with blockchain in different areas. However, it remains a black box to many citizens, public bodies, and companies. This in itself raises concerns for … Continue reading

March 22, 2018

Account – Workshop “‘Fin de siècle’ Administrative Law: Judicial Standards for Public Authorities 1890-1910”

On 1st December 2017, the CoCEAL project (Common core of European administrative law principles, a project funded by the European Research Centre for 2016-2021 and carried out under the academic … Continue reading

January 8, 2018

Account: “Citizens-administration: 40 years of administrative reforms”, Aix-en-provence

Originally posted on British association of Comparative law:
The Aix-en-provence Centre de recherches administratives (CRA) held its 40th panel discussion on 3-4 November 2017. For the last forty years, the…

November 21, 2017

Law and public administration in Europe – project on administrative silence – call for interests

The Chairs of the  Law and public administration group, Professor Dacian Dragos (Cluj), Professor Polonca Kovac (Ljubljana) and Professor Beert Marseille (Groningen) invite expressions of interest for their new project. … Continue reading

October 26, 2017

New Franco-German Research Project: The Future of Economic and Monetary Union (AVENIR UEM)

A set of political initiatives and the production of new legal documents by European institutions show that a re-organisation of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) after the financial and … Continue reading

May 5, 2017

Barsea Conference: Comparative Public Law and European Legal Identity” – Account

On March 24th 2017, the Essex School of Law organized a conference on “Comparative Public Law and European Legal Identity” thanks to the generous financial support provided by a British … Continue reading

April 7, 2017

Mary Guy – Sectoral Regulation in Dutch and English Healthcare – Challenges and Opportunities in Changing Times

Over the course of this BARSEA comparative public law and European legal identity project, I have presented one aspect of my PhD research – sectoral regulation in Dutch and English … Continue reading

April 7, 2017

Oliver Butler – The Public-Private Divide in UK Data Protection: Engagement During and After Brexit

Now that Article 50 has been triggered, negotiations will begin to give effect to the Brexit referendum result. UK data protection law is likely to feature prominently. Cross-border data flows … Continue reading

April 7, 2017

Matthias Ruffert – Comparative Law Perspectives for Administrative Law Scholarship – Some Remarks from a German Viewpoint

In many jurisdictions, the research on administrative law was profoundly changed in the past roughly 25 years. Change was mainly driven by the aim to reach a higher level of … Continue reading

March 27, 2017

Jean-Bernard Auby – Comparative public law and Europe : Some thoughts

The following comments reflect my own experience ; not everyone would necessarily agree. They revolve around the practical importance of comparative public law and the degree in which legal actors concretely … Continue reading

February 27, 2017
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