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Transparency revisited – on the role of information in the recent case-law of the CJEU
The European Court of Justice has recently had the chance to bring the understanding of transparency requirements in the Unfair Terms Directive a few steps ahead. Through the Invitel and RWE cases,Expand
The Real (New) Deal: Levelling the Odds for Consumer-Litigants On the Need for a Modernisation, Part II
With its New Deal proposals, the European Commission aimed to secure that all consumers ‘fully benefit from their rights under Union law’. We argue that such commitment requires taking a step backExpand
Minimum Harmonisation after Alemo-Herron: The Janus Face of EU Fundamental Rights Review
While Alemo-Herron v Parkwood Leisure Ltd (case C-426/11) has obtained much criticism in recent months, one fundamental constitutional question has passed-by unnoticed. In Alemo Herron the Court ofExpand
The missing stone in the Cathedral : Of unfair terms in employment contracts and coexisting rationalities in European contract law
This dissertation attempts to partially refocus the debate on unfair terms control, exploring the contribution that the emergence of unfair terms control in employment contracts in two legal systemsExpand
The Politics of Legal Education
The chapter unpacks the politics of nexus between legal education, legal practice and legal research. We start by problematising some common assumptions and subsequently lay out contemporaryExpand
Towards a More Shared Parenthood? The Case of Roca àlvarez in Context
The right to parental leave has traditionally been associated with non discrimination and mothers’ rights, rather than with the needs of children and childcare or, in most cases,1 with fathers’Expand
Minimum Harmonisation and Article 16 CFR: Difficult Times Ahead for Social Legislation?
Two years later, as other contributions in this volume show, it still seems worth discussing Alemo-Herron. The case was a particularly bad surprise for those who had been more favourably impressed byExpand