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Ms. Laura Pignataro

Ms. Laura Pignataro
Legal Adviser
Legal Service of the European Commission

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Regional Organizations
European Union
The System of Legal Protection and Access to Courts in the European Union
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The System of Legal Protection and Access to Courts in the European Union
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A. Legal Instruments

Treaty establishing the European Economic Community (renamed as the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, as amended by Article 2 of the Lisbon Treaty), Rome, 25 March 1957, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 298, p. 11.

Treaty on European Union, Maastricht, 7 February 1992, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1757, p. 3.

Treaty of Lisbon amending the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty establishing the European Community, Lisbon, 13 December 2007, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2702, p. 3.

B. Doctrine

A. Albors-Llorens, “Sealing the Fate of Private Parties in Annulment Proceedings? The General Court and the New Standing Test in Article 263(4) TFEU”, Cambridge Law Journal, vol. 71, issue 1, 2012.

B. Jack, “Article 260 (2) TFEU: An Effective Judicial Procedure for the Enforcement of
Judgements?”, European Law Journal, vol. 19, issue 3, 2013.

I. Kilbey, “The Interpretation of Article 260 TFEU (ex 228 EC)”, European Law Review, vol. 35, issue 3, 2010, pp. 370 – 386.

Lasok and Millet, Judicial Control in the EU, 2011.

K. Lenaerts, I. Maselis, and K. Gutman, EU Procedural Law, Oxford University Press, 2014.

M. Smith, “Inter-institutionnal Dialogue and the Establishment of Enforcement Norms: a Decade of Financial Penalties under Article 228E (now Article 260 TFEU)”, European Public Law, vol. 16, issue 4, 2010.

D. Triantafyllou, « Commentaires – Nouveaux éclaircissements sur la notion d'acte réglementaire ne comportant pas de mesures d'exécution (Article 263, 4e alinea, TFUE),
Revue du Droit de l'Union Européenne, issue 3, 2013.

P.-A. Van Malleghem, N. Baeten “Before the Law Stands a Gatekeeper or, What Is a “Regulatory Act” in Article 263 (4) TFEU? Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami”, Common Market Law Review, vol. 51, issue 4, 2014.

A. Wallerman, “Happily Ever After? Reflections on Individuals' Access to Justice under Articles 263(4) TFEU and ECHR”, Europarattslig Tidskrift, vol. 15, issue 2, 2012.

P. Wenneras, “Sanctions against Member States under Article 260 TFEU: Alive, but not Kicking?”, Common Market Law Review, vol. 49, issue 1, 2012.

J. Wildemeersch, « La condition de l'article 263, alinea 4, TFUE relative à l'absence de mesures d'ecxécution et l'arrêt Telefonica: De l'inutilité d'une réforme, Revue des Affaires Européennes, vol. 20, issue 4, 2013.

« Recours en annulation N° 359 Application ratione temporis de l'article 263, alinea 4 TFUE », Europe – Revue mensuelle, vol 20, issue 11, 2010.

“Locus Standi Rules for Challenges to Regulatory Acts by Private Applicants: The new Article 263 (4) TFEU”, European Current Law, issue 1, 2011.

“N° 506 Article 263, alinea 4 TFUE”, Europe – Revue mensuelle, vol. 23, issue 12, 2013.