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Katarzyna Granat – Cases C-547/14 Philip Morris, C-477/14 Pillbox 38 and C-358/14 Poland v EP & Council – Subsidiarity Scrutiny: Comments on the Opinion of Advocate General Kokott

By Dr Katarzyna Granat (Durham Law School, Durham University) Introduction This note analyses three opinions of the Advocate General (AG) Kokott in two preliminary references of UK High Court of Justice (C-547/14 Philip Morris and C-477/14 Pillbox 38) and the action for annulment brought by Poland (C-358/14) against Directive 2014/40/EU concerning the manufacture, presentation and sale … Continue reading


Andrés Delgado Casteleiro – Institutional Balance and the Negotiation of International Agreements

This post was originally published on the EU Law Analysis blog. Introduction In last Thursday’s judgment on the Case C-425/13, Commission v Council, the CJEU was asked to determine the scope of the Council’s powers to issue negotiating directives to the Commission and the role of the special committee overseeing the Commission during the negotiations … Continue reading