Visit to Iceland

Visit to Iceland with Doris and my Head of Cabinet Philipp Speitler in the week of 14 March 2016. Meetings with Foreign Minister Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs Bjarni Benediktsson and the Supreme Court in corpore. Causerie entitled “The EEA in Action - Some Thoughts After 22 Years” at the Icelandic Lawyers Association. Dinner hosted by Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson. Interview by Icelandic TV host Þóra Arnórsdóttir. Visits to the Reykjavík District Court and the District Court of Borgarnes. Swimming in the Ocean at 4,1° C. Mozart's Don Giovanni at Íslenska Óperan. Exchange of views with the President of Iceland Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson.

The EEA in Action - Some Thoughts After 22 Years

Causerie at the Icelandic Lawyers Association in Reykjavík, 14 March 2016.

Law and Value Judgment in Tax Cases

EU Tax Policy in the 21st Century, Conference at the University of Luxembourg, 14 January 2016.

Listed as No 7 of the 15 most influential intellectuals of Switzerland in 2015 by Basler Zeitung.

Basler Zeitung of 4 January 2016.

Launch of 'The Handbook of EEA Law'

Launch of 'The Handbook of EEA Law', edited by Carl Baudenbacher, with Sven Erik Svedman, President of the EFTA Surveillance Authority, and Ian Forrester, Judge of the General Court, European Union.

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 6.30-8.30 pm, EFTA Secretariat, Rue Joseph II 12-16, BE-1000 Brussels.

The two pillar system in Europe (EU and EFTA) and the idea of having a similar system in Latin America

Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas – Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 29 October 2015

The interaction of the EFTA Court with the courts of the European Union

University of Texas at Austin School of Law, 27 October 2015.

Framework conditions of judging and methods of interpretation in EU and EEA law

Tunkin Readings, Moscow State University, 15 October 2015

Proportionality - the European principle par excellence

EFTA-domstolen, Hålogaland lagmannsrett og Det Juridiske fakultet, UiT – Norges arktiske universitet , II domstolskonferanse i Tromsø, 9 oktober 2015.

Dealing with the EEA Agreement: Where's the Beef?

University of Oslo, Gamle Festsal, 6 October 2015, 18.30 h.