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Compliance and the Enforcement of EU Law

Marise Cremona


The enlargement of the EU has highlighted the challenges of compliance, but it has also helped to suggest new compliance methodologies. The combination of methodologies used by the EU and the differing levels of enforcement available are characteristic of the EU's compliance system, permitting the remarkable reach and penetration of EU norms into national systems. This study offers assessment of the enforcement procedures and compliance processes that have been developed to ensure Member State compliance with EU law. The first three chapters examine the merits of combing both coercive and prob ... More

Keywords: EU, enlargement, methodologies, compliance system, enforcement procedures, Member States, horizontal compliance, from above, EU law

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199644735
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644735.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Marise Cremona, editor
Professor of European Law at the European University Institute, Florence