The AG Opinion in Commission v. Tempus Energy (C-57/19 P) or the risk of a further weakening of third party rights in State aid procedures

Two instructive blog posts on the weak rights of third parties in State aid procedures have most recently appeared, by Prof. Leigh Hancher (see here) and by Juliette Delarue (see here). Reading those can only be recommended — they set the right tone as regards the disappointing AG General Opinion in Commission v. Tempus EnergyContinue reading “The AG Opinion in Commission v. Tempus Energy (C-57/19 P) or the risk of a further weakening of third party rights in State aid procedures”

The long battle of environmental lawyers for better public scrutiny of EU acts: where do we stand?

On 12 July 2021, the European Parliament (the “EP“) and the Council reached an informal agreement on the revision of the Aarhus Regulation to ensure that EU administrative acts are in line with EU green goals. It expands the list of subjects who can challenge EU acts to include members of the public and broadensContinue reading “The long battle of environmental lawyers for better public scrutiny of EU acts: where do we stand?”