The interpretation of article 260 TFEU (ex 228 EC)

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Show simple item record Kilbey, I. C. 2011-03-30T15:04:11Z 2011-03-30T15:04:11Z 2010-06
dc.identifier.citation Kilbey, Ian (2010) The interpretation of article 260 TFEU (ex 228 EC). European Law Review, 35 (3) pp. 370 - 386 en
dc.identifier.issn 0307-5400
dc.description.abstract This article examines the 12 decisions of the European Court of Justice under art.228(2) EC (now 260 TFEU) and the actions and guidance of the European Commission concerning financial penalties. Three particular areas are discussed: the use made of each of the two types of financial penalty, how penalties are calculated and who decides when an infringement has ceased. The article discusses the problems raised by the existing methodology, in particular regarding the lack of transparency and predictability, as well as the lack of effectiveness which may still follow the imposition of a penalty. Finally, it assesses the changes introduced by the Treaty of Lisbon. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Sweet and Maxwell en
dc.subject EU Law en
dc.subject failure to fulfil obligations en
dc.subject fines en
dc.subject penalties en
dc.subject treaties en
dc.subject treaty interpretation en
dc.title The interpretation of article 260 TFEU (ex 228 EC) en
dc.type Article en
dc.researchgroup International and European Union Law
dc.peerreviewed Yes en

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