Monatliche Archive: Juni 2015


The inconsistent guardians of Human Rights in the Digital Age – Differing Standards and a Missed Opportunity

Analysis of the ECJ Opinion in Willems and Others (C-446/12 to C-449/12) by Kanad Bagchi and Oskar Josef Gstrein[1] I. Introduction On the 16th of April 2015 the Court of Justice of the European Union (hereinafter ‘CJEU’/‘ECJ’/‘Court’) handed down its opinion[2] on the interpretation of Regulation No. 2252/2004[3]. In essence, […]


The Long Road Towards a Genuine Central Bank – ECB and its OMT Program

Reflections and analysis of ECJ case C-62/14 – Gauweiler and Others Kanad Bagchi[1] Taking the cue from the opinion of Advocate General Villalon, the European Central Bank (hereinafter ‘ECB’) decided to go ahead with its version of quantitative easing through a Governing Council decision on the 22nd January 2015,[2] despite […]