Order of the Court in Joined Cases E-4/12 & E-5/12 - Risdal Touring AS, Konkurrenten.no AS v EFTA Surveillance Authority
Order of the Court in Joined Cases E-4/12 & E-5/12 - Risdal Touring AS, Konkurrenten.no AS v EFTA Surveillance Authority, delivered on 7 October 2013.
“The Judicial Dimension of the European Neighbourhood Policy” at the College of Europe, Bruges
On Thursday, 24 October the EFTA Court’s President, Prof. Dr. iur. Dr. rer. pol. h.c. Carl Baudenbacher, gave a high-level lecture on “The Judicial Dimension of the European Neighbourhood Policy” at the College of Europe, Bruges.
The lecture took place at 17:30 -18:30, and was followed by a Q&A session and a public reception.
Venue: College of Europe, VE.AUD.1, Verversdijk, Bruges campus, Verversdijk 16, 8000, Brugge, Belgium.
Further information can be found here
Official Visit of the Swiss Federal Administrative Court
On Wednesday, 2 October 2013, the EFTA Court received the President of the Swiss Federal Administrative Court, Dr Markus Metz, and Judge Dr Michael Beusch.
Judgment in Case E-6/12 - EFTA Surveillance Authority v The Kingdom of Norway
Judgment in Case E-6/12 - EFTA Surveillance Authority v The Kingdom of Norway, delivered in open Court on 11 September 2013.
President Carl Baudenbacher reappointed for a further six-year period as a Judge of the EFTA Court
The Governments of the EEA/EFTA States Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway have on 5 July 2013 decided to reappoint the President of the EFTA Court, Carl Baudenbacher, for a fourth term of six years as a Judge. The term will last from 6 September 2013 to 5 September 2019.
EFTA Court ad hoc Judge Prof. Dr. Róbert Spanó
EFTA Court ad hoc Judge Prof. Dr. Róbert Spanó has been elected as the Icelandic Judge on the European Court of Human Rights by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
EFTA Court’s Spring Conference - 21 June 2013
The EFTA Court hosted its annual Spring Conference dedicated to EEA law and the EEA judiciary on the 21 June 2013. The conference took place at the Cercle Cité, Place d’Armes, Luxembourg. Please refer to the programme for further information.
At the conference, we welcomed important contributions on most topical questions. We also had the opportunity to meet and discuss matters pertaining to the EEA with representatives of the judiciary, bar and academia.
Court’s participation at the ‘International Courts and their Importance for the Norwegian Legal Order’ seminar
The Court in corpore took part in the seminar on International Courts and their Importance for the Norwegian Legal Order organised by Hålogaland Court of Appeal and the Faculty of Law at the University of Tromsø on Friday 19th of April 2013 in Tromsø, at the University campus. President Carl Baudenbacher gave a speech on “The EFTA Court and its Interaction with the Norwegian courts”. Other speakers were, Norwegian Supreme Court Justice Arnfinn Bårdsen and Norway’s appointed judge at the European Court of Human Rights, Erik Møse. An ensuing panel discussion between the speakers and Professor Giuditta Cordero-Moss from the Faculty of Law at the University of Oslo was moderated by the President of the Hålogaland Court of Appeal, Arild O. Eidesen.
Official visit to the Supreme Court of Iceland
A delegation from the EFTA Court led by President Carl Baudenbacher paid an official visit to the Supreme Court of Iceland on Thursday, 11 April 2013. They were received by Chief Justice Markús Sigurbjörnsson.
Meeting with the Liechtenstein Head of State
The President of the EFTA Court, Carl Baudenbacher, was received by the Acting Head of State of the Principality of Liechtenstein, H.S.H. Hereditary Prince Alois of Liechtenstein, at Vaduz Castle on Monday, 25 March 2013.