Press Release 02/16 - Case E-4/15 - Icelandic Financial Services Association v EFTA Surveillance Authority

2016, 2016

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Order of the Court in Case E-4/15 - Icelandic Financial Services Association v EFTA Surveillance Authority

2016

Order of the Court in Case E-4/15 - Icelandic Financial Services Association v EFTA Surveillance Authority, delivered on 31 March 2016.

President Carl Baudenbacher visited Iceland

2016

Following the invitation of Foreign Minister Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, the President of the Court, Carl Baudenbacher, visited Iceland in the week of 14 March 2016. He was accompanied by his spouse, Dr Doris Baudenbacher-Tandler, and his Head of Cabinet, Dr Philipp Speitler. President Baudenbacher first met H.E. Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, Permanent Secretary Stefán Haukur Jóhannesson, and Director General Kristján Andri Stefánsson. In the afternoon on 14 March, he held a causerie entitled “The EEA in Action - Some Thoughts After 22 Years” at the Icelandic Lawyers Association. The session which was attended by some 90 people was chaired by the Chairman of the Icelandic Judges’ Association and former Registrar of the EFTA Court, Judge Skúli Magnússon. In the evening, the Prime Minister of Iceland, H.E. Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, and his spouse, Anna Sigurlaug Pálsdóttir, hosted a dinner for the visitors from Luxembourg in the Government’s guesthouse. On 16 March, President Baudenbacher met H.E. Bjarni Benediktsson, Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, and Permanent Secretary Guðmundur Árnason. And he was interviewed by Icelandic TV host Þóra Arnórsdóttir. During his stay in Iceland, President Baudenbacher furthermore paid visits to the Supreme Court of Iceland, the Reykjavík District Court and the District Court of Borgarnes. On the last day of their stay, the Baudenbacher’s were received for an exchange of views by the President of Iceland, H.E Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson.

Judgment in Case E-23/15 - EFTA Surveillance Authority v The Principality of Liechtenstein

2016

Judgment in Case E-23/15 - EFTA Surveillance Authority v The Principality of Liechtenstein, delivered in open Court on 1 February 2016.

Judgment in Case E-22/15 - EFTA Surveillance Authority v The Principality of Liechtenstein

2016

Judgment in Case E-22/15 - EFTA Surveillance Authority v The Principality of Liechtenstein, delivered in open Court on 1 February 2016.

Judgment in Case E-21/15 - EFTA Surveillance Authority v Iceland

2016

Judgment in Case E-21/15 - EFTA Surveillance Authority v Iceland, delivered in open Court on 1 February 2016.

Judgment in Case E-20/15 - EFTA Surveillance Authority v Iceland

2016

Judgment in Case E-20/15 - EFTA Surveillance Authority v Iceland, delivered in open Court on 1 February 2016.

Judgment in Case E-17/15 - Ferskar kjötvörur ehf. v the Icelandic State

2016

Judgment in English and Icelandic in Case E-17/15 - Ferskar kjötvörur ehf. v the Icelandic State, delivered in open Court on 1 February 2016.

Lunchtime talk with President Golitsyn

2016

On 26 January 2016, Dr Vladimir Golitsyn, President of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, gave insights into the Role of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea in strengthening rule of law in international relations. His lunchtime talk was followed by a fruitful discussion on topics including the relationship between the law of the sea and other jurisdictions.