Open Europe Blog

Archives for German Constitutional Court

It emerged over the weekend that five German academics have launched another challenge at the Bundesverfassungsgericht – the German Constitutional Court (GCC) – this time against the proposals for a banking union based on the Single Supervisory Mec…

Posted by Open Europe blog team

There is no doubt that Germany is strongly wedded to the idea of ‘more Europe’ — at least rhetorically. But when it is boiled down specific EU policies, as the new Open Europe, Open Europe Berlin and YouGov Deutschland poll shows, there is signifi…

Posted by Valeriy Kucheruk

To what extent have the latest leaks harmed the EU-US trade talks?Fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden’s leaks just keep giving.First there was Prism, then Tempora. And now, as reported by online by German magazine Der Spiegel over the weekend:&nbsp…

Posted by Open Europe blog team

To what extent have the latest leaks harmed the EU-US trade talks?Fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden’s leaks just keep giving.First there was Prism, then Tempora. And now, as reported by online by German magazine Der Spiegel over the weekend:&nbsp…

Posted by Open Europe blog team

This is set to be an important week for the ECB and therefore the eurozone.As we noted in a flash analysis this morning, the German Constitutional Court (GCC) will hold a hearing on the 11 and 12 June focusing on whether the ECB’s policies have infri…

Posted by Open Europe blog team

Some EU pundits have spent the last several months arguing that a change to the EU treaties is a non-starter. “Don’t you know”, they say with a high degree of confidence “the Germans have gone off it.” And in any case, no one else wants it any way for …

Posted by Open Europe blog team