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Augustín Reyna and Kati Cseres argue that while state aid may be necessary in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic to support struggling economic sectors and businesses, it is nonetheless important that businesses comply with existing consumer rules and that Member States protect consumers’ fundamental rights. Ultimately, the authors argue, state aid must internalise the… » read more

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The demand to transfer powers from the EU back to the national level is politically en-vogue in several EU Member States at the moment. EU policy on agricultural biotechnology, however, is an interesting exception. The Council of Ministers has recently deadlocked[1] a Commission legislative proposal to re-nationalise parts of EU legislation on the cultivation of… » read more

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