Introduction to the Procedures and Strategies of Litigation before the European Court of Justice of the European Union

Project number: 2052201

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Date & pricing

08/12/2020 - 09/12/2020
Register before: 04/12/2020

€ 900,00 per attendee

€ 810,00 for EIPA members*

Introduction to the Procedures and Strategies of Litigation before the European Court of Justice of the European Union

From:  810,00

Enhance your knowledge on the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), the procedures before the CJEU, its internal rules, language regime, handling of documents, appeals and interim measures.

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About this course

A thorough understanding of the procedures of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), the CJEU’s practices and case law are quintessential to successfully litigate before the Court. During the seminar you will learn the insights and actions to be entertained before the Court of Justice of the European Union. Enhance your knowledge on the CJEU, the procedures before the CJEU.

The seminar will focus on the various actions entertained before the Court of Justice of the European Union, and will give a distinguished attention to preliminary references coming from national courts and direct actions before the CJEU and. The seminar will tackle in particular the infringement procedures commenced by the European Commission and annulment actions where private parties may challenge EU law.

The seminar will also focus on the annulment actions entertained before the Court of Justice of the European Union the only procedure where private individuals are parties before the CJEU and can directly challenge EU acts. The seminar will specifically tackle the standing rules applicable for private individuals to become parties of the proceeding. Due account will be taken what EU acts can be challenged before the CJEU and the standing rules applicable to  EU agencies.

Who will benefit most?

Agents acting before the CJEU: national civil servants working in departments representing the government before the CJEU, EU civil servants representing EU Institutions, bodies and agencies before the CJEU, legal practitioners representing their clients before the CJEU.

The training targets professionals who are already familiar with the CJEU and have prior knowledge about the law of the European Union.

Petra Jeney

Petra Jeney

Freedom Security and Justice

Practical information

Online Course
For this online course we make use of Zoom

Programme Organiser
Ms Juliette Mollicone-Boussuge
Tel: +352 426 230 304
j.boussuge@eipa.eu

Discounts
EIPA offers a discount to all civil servants working for one of EIPA’s supporting countries, and civil servants working for an EU institution, body or agency.

Who are the supporting countries?
Civil servants coming from the following EIPA supporting countries are entitled to get the reduced fee: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden.

For all other participants, the regular fee applies.

Payment
Prior payment is a condition for participation.

Cancellation policy
For administrative reasons you will be charged € 50 for cancellations received within 7 days before the activity begins. There is no charge for qualified substitute participants.

EIPA reserves the right to cancel the activity up to 1 week before the starting date. In that case, registration fees received will be fully reimbursed.

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The programme

08.30 Registration of participants
08.45 Welcome of participants and opening of the seminar
Petra Jeney, Senior Lecturer, European Centre for Judges and Lawyers, EIPA Luxembourg
09.00 Tucked away in the fairyland Grand Duchy of Luxembourg …”
History, Structure and Organisation of the Court of Justice of the European Union with reference to the reform of the Court
Diego Ramírez-Cárdenas Díaz, Senior Lecturer, European Centre for Judges and Lawyers, EIPA Luxembourg
9.45 Q and A
10.00 Break
10.15 Procedures before the Court of Justice of the European Union: preliminary reference
Diego Ramírez-Cárdenas Díaz, Senior Lecturer, European Centre for Judges and Lawyers, EIPA Luxembourg
11.00 Q and A
11.15 Coffee break
11.30 Procedures before the Court of Justice of the European Union: preliminary reference – practical considerations for making a reference
Diego Ramírez-Cárdenas Díaz, Senior Lecturer, European Centre for Judges and Lawyers, EIPA Luxembourg
12.15 Q and A
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Procedures before the Court of Justice of the European Union: action for annulment (reviewable acts)
Petra Jeney Senior Lecturer, European Centre for Judges and Lawyers, EIPA Luxembourg
14.15 Q and A
14.30 Break
14.45 Procedures before the Court of Justice of the European Union: action for annulment (locus standi)
Petra Jeney Senior Lecturer, European Centre for Judges and Lawyers, EIPA Luxembourg
15.30 Q and A
15.45 Break
16.00 Procedures before the Court of Justice of the European Union: practical considerations on how to litigate before the General Court
Petra Jeney Senior Lecturer, European Centre for Judges and Lawyers, EIPA Luxembourg
16.45 Q and A
17.00 End of first day
09.00 Procedures before the Court of Justice of the European Union: The infringement procedure under Article 258 TFEU
Diego Ramírez-Cárdenas Díaz, Senior Lecturer, European Centre for Judges and Lawyers, EIPA Luxembourg
9.45 Q and A
10.00 Break
10.15 Procedural position of Intervening Parties & Potential defences Member States can invoke to improve their position during the proceedings
Diego Ramírez-Cárdenas Díaz, Senior Lecturer, European Centre for Judges and Lawyers, EIPA Luxembourg
11.00 Q and A
11.15 Break
11.30 Sanctions for failure to comply with a judgment of the CJEU
Diego Ramírez-Cárdenas Díaz, Senior Lecturer, European Centre for Judges and Lawyers, EIPA Luxembourg
12.15 Q and A
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Written phase: Submission of procedural documents, service of documents, and time limits, application, defence, reply and rejoinder, role of an intervener
Petra Jeney Senior Lecturer, European Centre for Judges and Lawyers, EIPA Luxembourg
14.15 Q and A
14.30 Break
14.45 Oral procedure and arguments of the parties – Conduct of proceedings, simultaneous interpretation, duration and practical advice
Petra Jeney Senior Lecturer, European Centre for Judges and Lawyers, EIPA Luxembourg
15.15 Q and A
15.30 Break
15.45 Appeals against decisions of the General Court: conduct of proceedings appeal against an interim order
Petra Jeney Senior Lecturer, European Centre for Judges and Lawyers, EIPA Luxembourg
16.30 Q and A
17.00 End of the training