Tagged: European Union

Greek bailout delayed

Officials of the European Union have announced they will delay making a decision on an $11 billion installment of a bailout loan to Greece until October. International relations professor Vivien Schmidt is a long-time EU watcher and author of Policy Change and Discourse in Europe. She offers the following comment: “This is a very dangerous […]

Microsoft v. Google in EU

Microsoft has filed a formal antitrust complaint with the European Union against Google.  Keith Hylton, an antitrust-law expert and the Honorable Paul J. Liacos Profesor of Law of BU’s School of Law, offers the following comments: “There’s no irony here, though Microsoft counsel Brad Smith is clearly referring to perception rather than reality. The reality is that […]

“Single rulebook” for European banks

Banks in the European Union may soon begin operating under a “single rulebook” according to Andrea Enria, the chairman of the European Banking Authority. Enria believes the move will lead to a more uniform oversight of banks. Boston University law professor Cornelius Hurley, Director of the Morin Center for Banking & Financial Law, offers the following commentary: […]