Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance

ACELG Seminar: Euro challenges - From fancy finance constructions to Treaty change

Prof. René Smits, University of Amsterdam

12Oct2010 13:00 - 14:00


Prof. René Smits, University of Amsterdam Tuesday, 12 October, 13.00 - 14.00


In response to the recent 2007-2009 financial crisis affecting Europe in 2010 as a sovereign debt annex banking crisis, a number of regulatory and additional alternative economic governance mechanisms have been proposed or adopted. Professor Smits takes us through some of the most salient legal developments in EU economic governance which would result from the ideas of the Taskforce headed by EU President Van Rompuy and from the legislative proposals of the Commission, while also touching upon the increased powers of EU executive agencies in the area of financial sector supervision (post-Delarosière.


Professor René Smits is Professor of the Law of Economic and Monetary Union at the University of Amsterdam and Chief Legal Counsel at the Netherlands Competition Authority.

Venue and registration

Venue: University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Law, room E 2.01
Time and Date: Tuesday, 12 October 2010, 13:00 - 14.00

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