Posts tagged with "German Constitutional Court":

The ECJ upholds the ECB’s bond buying programme: Preliminary reflections on the judgment of the Court in the Case C-62/14

2015. June 29. 9:14

Darinka Piqani

On 16 June 2015 the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued its much awaited judgment in the Gauweiler case (Case C-62/14). The judgment was expected with great interest for at least two reasons: for the ECJ’s position on the validity of the ECB’s bond buying programme ‘OMT” and the interpretation of the Treaties in that regard, and secondly, for its potential implications for the relation between the ECJ and the German Constitutional Court (GCC) from which the reference originated in January 2014 (Order of 14 January 2014, BvR 2728/13).

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German Constitutional Court requests preliminary ruling from the European Court of Justice on the ECB Outright Monetary Transaction decision

2014. April 02. 16:15

Ernő Várnay - Veronika Czina (translation)

The German Constitutional Court and the European Court of Justice (ECJ) have been exchanging ‘messages’ for decades now. The German Constitutional Court is not just one among the other Member State constitutional courts. Being the constitutional court of a large founding Member State of the EU which possesses high intellectual and moral capital, the Karlsruhe body has been attracting the attention of other constitutional courts since decades, and it has been providing a ground for the political, legal and scientific discourse about constitutional relations between Member States.

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