The European Union after the Treaty of Lisbon

The European Union after the Treaty of Lisbon

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This volume of essays casts light on the shape and future direction of the EU in the wake of the Lisbon Treaty and highlights the incomplete nature of the reforms. Contributors analyse some of the most innovative and most controversial aspects of the Treaty, such as the role and nature of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights and the relationship between the EU and the European Court of Human Rights. In addition, they reflect on the ongoing economic and financial crisis in the Euro area, which has forced the EU Member States to re-open negotiations and update a number of aspects of the Lisbon 'settlement'. Together, the essays provide a variety of insights into some of the most crucial innovations introduced by the Lisbon Treaty and in the context of the adoption of the new European Financial Stability more

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  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • 1139415727
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Table of contents

Introduction Diamond Ashiagbor, Nicola Countouris and Ioannis Lianos; 1. The institutional development of the EU post-Lisbon: a case of plus ca change...? Laurent Pech; 2. Competence after Lisbon: the elusive search for bright lines Takis Tridimas; 3. The Charter, the ECJ and national courts P. P. Craig; 4. Accession of the EU to the ECHR: who would be responsible in Strasbourg? Tobias Lock; 5. EU citizenship after Lisbon Niamh Nic Shuibhne; 6. The law and politics of migration and asylum: the Lisbon Treaty and the EU Sabina Anne Espinoza and Claude Moraes; 7. The European Union's Common Foreign and Security Policy after Lisbon Panos Koutrakos; 8. The European Ombudsman and good administration post-Lisbon P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, European Ombudsman; 9. European contract law after Lisbon Lucinda Miller; 10. Competition law in the European Union after the Treaty of Lisbon Ioannis Lianos; 11. The unexpected revision of the Lisbon Treaty and the establishment of a European Stability Mechanism Jean-Victor more

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'The Treaty of Lisbon limped into force in 2009, stripped of constitutional flourish and accompanied by a sense of political exhaustion. And yet the economic and financial crisis (in particular) has made vivid how much more needs to be done. This volume successfully captures the incomplete yet dynamic character of the Lisbon reforms: it is splendidly forward-looking.' Stephen Weatherill, University of Oxfordshow more

About Dr Diamond Ashiagbor

Diamond Ashiagbor is Professor of Labour Law at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Nicola Countouris is a lecturer in law and a co-director of the Centre for Law and Governance in Europe at the Faculty of Laws, University College London. Ioannis Lianos is a reader in European Union law and competition law and economics at the Faculty of Laws, University College London, where he is also the Director of the Centre for Law, Economics and Society and a co-director of the Centre for Law and Governance in more