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Avotinš v. Latvia. The Uneasy Balance Between Mutual Recognition of Judgments and Protection of Fundamental Rights

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Abstract: The intersections between recognition and enforcement of foreign decisions in civil and commercial matters and protection of fundamental rights have been a subject of growing interest in the recent case-law of the European Court of Human Rights. The judgment of the Grand Chamber in Avotiņš v. Latvia is especially relevant, insofar...

L’esecuzione transfrontaliera delle astreintes alla luce del regolamento (CE) 2201/2003 c.d. Bruxelles II-bis

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Abstract: In its decision of 9 September 2015 in case C-4/14, Bohez v. Wiertz, the CJEU dealt with the enforcement in a Member State of a penalty payment (astreinte) imposed, under Regulation (EC) 2201/2003 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in matrimonial matters and the matters of parental...

La ‘tragedia’ delle frontiere europee

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Abstract: International press titled: “Schengen, one of the pillars of the EU, is dead”. The European Commission establish a roadmap to “come back to Schengen”. Between national concerns about the arrival of thousands of migrants, and national fear of being left alone in managing the crisis, this Insight aims to provide an analysis of the crisis and...

Unravelling Celaj

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Abstract: In the judgment of 1 October 2015 on case C-290/14, Celaj, the Court of Justice ruled that Directive 2008/115/EC, known as the Return Directive, in principle does not preclude legislation of a Member State which provides for the imposition of a prison sentence to migrants illegally staying as a result of their illegal re-entry...

Límites a la libre circulación de los beneficiarios de protección subsidiaria

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Abstract: This Insight briefly discusses the Judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union in joined cases Alo and Osso: two preliminary rulings submitted by the German Federal Administrative Court in the context of two cases concerning the obligation to reside in a particular place imposed on two beneficiaries of...

Creación de una Guardia Europea de Fronteras y Costas: Breve análisis de la propuesta de Reglamento de la Comisión Europea de 15 de diciembre de 2015

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Abstract: On 15 December 2015, the European Commission launched a legislative initiative establishing a European Border and Coast Guard System, which would succeed Frontex in providing operational assistance to the Member States in the management of the external borders of the European Union. Although the legislative process is still at the stage of...

Again in the Hands of States: A New EU Unfeasible Plan to Face Refugee Crisis? Commission Recommendation for a Voluntary Humanitarian Admission Scheme with Turkey

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Keywords: refugee – Turkey – humanitarian admission – admission procedure – secondary movements – subsidiary protection – temporary protection.
 

Among the efforts made by the European Commission to confront the refugee crisis, one of the last proposals has been to implement a humanitarian admission procedure to...

Il nuovo trattenimento dei richiedenti protezione internazionale

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Keywords: international protection – detention – administrative detention – asylum – returning illegal immigrants.
 

Con il decreto legislativo del 18 agosto 2015 n. 142, entrato in vigore il 30 settembre 2015, sono state trasposte la direttiva 2013/32/UE del Parlamento europeo e del Consiglio del 26 giugno 2013...

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