Jean Monnet Network on enforcement of EU law (EULEN)

enforcement

EU AFSJ Agencies and Bodies as Global Actors in the Fight against Crime: Accountability for Fundamental Rights Violations (by Elmin Omicevic)

To effectively prevent and combat transnational crime, EU agencies and bodies operating within the area of freedom, security and justice (AFSJ) increasingly cooperate with countries outside the EU. Although the performance of external activities undoubtedly boosts their operational efficiency, it may also involve the violation of fundamental rights of individuals. This PhD project examines the…

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Legislative differentiation and its impact on enforcement (by Michael Hübner)

Michael’s PhD research is about differentiation in EU legislation (e.g. national discretion). Traditionally, EU legislation was based on a model of European integration with uniform legal standards. However, the landscape of European legislation has gradually become much more heterogenic. Most notably, it includes discretion for Member States and individuals. This seems in line with (or…

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The protection of whistle-blowers in the banking and financial sector: an analysis of the EU legal framework (by Dimitrios Kafteranis)

The recently adopted EU Directive places the whistle-blower as an enforcement tool for the better implementation of EU law. Sectoral provisions on whistle-blowing existed already at the EU level in the banking and financial sector. The purpose of the thesis is to analyse the different protections offered at the EU banking and financial sector in…

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