20 Years EEA Agreement

Four-act play at Hotel Löwen in Vaduz: (1) The EEA Agreement picks up momentum; (2) the first version of the EEA Agreement; (3) the second version of the EEza Agreement; (4) 20 years after

After the welcoming by Prime Minister Klaus Tschütscher, the following protagonists spoke led by Carl Baudenbacher:

-Knut Almestad, Former President of the EFTA Surveillance Authority
-Marino Baldi, Legal Counsel of EFTA
-Andreas Batliner, President of the Administrative Court of the Principality of Liechtenstein
-Franz Blankart, Former State Secretary in the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Chief Negotiator of Switzerland in the EEA negotiations
-Hans Brunhart, Former Prime Minister of the Principality of Liechtenstein
-Claus-Dieter Ehlermann, Senior Counsel WilmerHale, Former Director General in DG Competition of the European Commission
-Mario Frick, Former Prime Minister of the Principality of Liechtenstein
-Kurt Jäger, Ambassador of the Principality of Liechtenstein at the European Union, Former Member of the EFTA Surveillance Authority College
-Prinz Nikolaus von Liechtenstein, Ambassador of the Principality of Liechtenstein at the Holy See, Former Ambassador of the Princality of Liechtenstein at the Council of Europe and at the European Union
-Roland Marxer, Former Head of the Office of Foreign Affairs of the Principality of Liechtenstein
-Sven Norberg, Former Director of the der EFTA Legal Service and Former Judge of the EFTA Court

The Enforcement System of the EEA

Conference held by the Law Faculty of the University of Iceland and the EFTA court in co-operation with the Universities of Akureyri, Reykjavík and Bifröst.

The EFTA Judicial System Reaches the Age of Majority - Accomplishments and Problems

EEA Seminar of the EFTA Secretariat, Brussels, 19 January 2012.

New Dispute Resolution Mechanisms in the Relationship between Switzerland and the EU

University of St. Gallen HSG, Public programme, 5 December 2011.

The Preliminary Reference Procedure before the EFTA Court - Taking Stock and Reform Considerations

University of Liechtenstein, 28 November 2011

Switzerland - EU: Towards New Ways of Dispute Resolution?

Opening Speech, 4th St. Gallen International Dispute Resolution Conference, 28 October 2011

Dialogue among high courts - a feature of globalization

2011 Tunkin lecture at Lomonosov University, Moscow, 21 October 2011. Grigory Ivanovich Tunkin after whom the lecture has been named is regarded as the leading international lawyer of the Sovjet Union. He was held in high esteem also outside of the socialist block.

Is the EFTA judicial mechanism in need of reform?

Speech at the University of Oslo upon invitation of the Faculty of Law and the Center of European Law, 29 September 2011

Institutional problems in the Swiss-EU relations

Speech to the Groupe de Réflexion Suisse-Europe, Berne, 8 September 2011

Europe's contribution to the emergence of global Law

Speech at Tokyo University in Tokyo, 24 August 2011, 16.30