On 3 December 2015, the Council of the European Union and the European Parliament (EP) approved a long-awaited regulation reforming the General Court of the European Union.  The Council’s approval marked the end of four years of inter-institutional debate and paved the way for publication of the Regulation in the EU’s Official Journal on 24…

Last week, the Council gave itself another shot at improving the functioning of the General Court of the European Union (the ‘General Court’). And once again, it failed. Following an already disappointing episode in March 2014, the Council again placed the equality between member states at the top of its priorities, by doubling up the…