Return to De Capitani: The EU Legislative Process between Transparency and Effectiveness

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Return to De Capitani: The EU Legislative Process between Transparency and Effectiveness


  • Emanuele Rebasti Legal Service, Council of the European Union, Belgium


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Abstract:  

Three years after the judgment of the General Court in the De Capitani case, we assess whether the findings of the Court have settled for good the debate between transparency and effectiveness in EU law-making or rather opened new reflections on legislative transparency in the EU.


Keywords:  4 column tables; De Capitani; decision-making effectiveness; European Union; law-making; legislative transparency; Regulation 1049/2001; trilogues

Published:   31 March 2021


DOI: https://doi.org/10.17645/pag.v9i1.4249


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