• Guido Comparato and Hans-W. Micklitz, “Regulated Autonomy between Market Freedoms and Fundamental Rights in the Case Law of the CJEU”
  • Federico Della Negra, “The uncertain development of the case law on consumer protection in mortgage enforcement proceedings: Sánchez Morcillo and Kušionová”, Common Market Law Review (2015) 52, 1009-1032
  • Betül Kas and Hans-W. Micklitz, “Rechtsprechungsübersicht zum Europäischen Vertrags- und Deliktsrecht (2008–2013)”
    Teil I, EWS 2013, 314 / Teil II, EWS 2013, 353
  • Heikki Marjosola, “Regulating Financial Markets under uncertainty: the EU approach”, European law review 3 (2014): 338-361

In the article the author assesses how the EU, with the help of its diversifying set of regulatory tools and bodies, seeks to regulate increasingly elastic and unpredictable financial markets, and what kind of problems and tradeoffs the changing mode of governance entails.

The full paper can be accessed at:

  • Barend van Leeuwen, “PIP Breast Implants, the EU’s New Approach for Goods and Market Surveillance by Notified Bodies” in the new edition of the European Journal of Risk Regulation ( (2014) 3 European Journal of Risk Regulation 338)

With the New Approach for goods, the EU has created a regulatory framework for placing products on the market in which both public and private parties have an important role to play. The various cases which have been brought after the PIP breast implants scandal show the difficulties with trying to link this ex ante regulatory framework to potential liability for defective products. National courts have reached different conclusions about the scope of the obligations of certification bodies in the New Approach. Since these issues are about the foundations of the construction of the New Approach, it would be desirable for the ECJ, and perhaps even for the European legislator, to get involved.

The full article can be accessed at