Fabian Amtenbrink



Professor of European Union Law (since 2006),  Department of International and European Union Law, Erasmus School of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Vice Dean (since 2013), Erasmus School of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Scientific Director (since 2014), European Research Centre for Economic and Financial Governance (EURO-CEFG), LDE Strategic Alliance (Universities of Leiden, Delft and Rotterdam)

Visiting Professor (since 2009), College of Europe / Collège d’Europe (Bruges)

Researcher, ESR Supervisor & Director of Training (since 2017), Marie Curie EUTIP-ITN 



Research Dean, Erasmus School of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam => 2009-2012

Associate Professor of European Law, Faculty of Law, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen => 2004-2006

Research Fellow, Centrum voor Recht, Bestuur en Samenleving (CRBS), Rijksuniversiteit Groningen => 2002-2006

Assistant Professor of European Law, Faculty of Law, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen =>2000-2004

Clerkship (Berlin, Germany) => 1998-2000

PhD Researcher, Faculty of Law, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen => 1995-1998

Contract Researcher, Institut für Europäisches Wirtschafts- und Verbraucherrecht e.V. (VIEW) (Berlin, Germany) => 1995-1997



Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Innovative Training Network (ITN) on transatlantic trade and investment (Marie-Curie EUTIP-ITN) => member of the lead researchers team / PhD Supervisor / Director of Training

European Research Centre for Economic and Financial Governance (EURO-CEFG) => Scientific Director



European Law Review (Sweet & Maxwell) (since 2009)

Netherlands Yearbook of International Law (Springer) (since 2012)

Nijhoff Studies in EU Law Series (Brill) (since 2011)



Dutch Association for European Law (Nederlandse Vereniging voor Europees recht) (since 2007)

German Council on Foreign Affairs (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik (DGAP)) (since 2005)

European Group of Public Law (since 2012)

The Monetary Circle (De Monetaire Kring) (since 2012)

European Research Center for Economic and Financial Studies (EURO-CEFG) (since 2013)

Centre for the Law of EU External Relations (CLEER) (founding member & member of the Advisory Board) (since 2008)

European Law Institute (ELI) (Fellow)




2 November: Joint paper presentation (with Dr. Marijn van der Sluis) ‘The EU as a global legal actor: part of the problem or part of the solution?’. Workshop ‘Modelling convergence of the EU with the world: taking, receiving and becoming EU law’, The City Law School, University of London.

11 September: Hands-on brainstorm session ‘How to Express Main Research Ideas in a Poster Presentation’. Fifth Advanced Training Course (ATC) of the Marie Curie network on EU Trade an Investment Policy (EUTIP), University of Turin.

29 May: Paper presentation “Re-evaluating the European Central  Banks’s Independence versus Accountability Conundrum in the Post-Crisis Governance Framework”. Workshop ‘The European central Bank’s accountability in a multilevel European order’, organised by the Centre for European Research in Maastricht (CERIM), Maastricht University (Campus Brussels)

19 April: Chair Session 1 ‘Political, Economic and Social Dimension of EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment’, conference ‘EU-China Bilateral Investment Treaty Negotiations: A Focus on Investor-State Dispute Settlement’, organised by Erasmus China Law Centre (ECLC)

9 April: speech: “The European Union’s Complex Approach to Bilateral Investment Treaties – Constitutional and Institutional Issues”, seminar ‘EU-China Bilateral Investment Treaty’, organised by the Beijing Arbitration Commission (BIAC)

26 January: speech: “New Economic Governance and the EMU – A critical legal analysis”, interdisciplinary research seminar ‘Economic & Monetary Union & Social Justice’, organised by JCME TREUP (Queen’s University Belfast)

25 January: panel chair (panel 1 & panel debate), conference ‘Trade Relations after  Brexit: Impetus for the Negotiation Process’, joint conference organised by the Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation (MaCCI), a joint research initiative of the Faculty of Law of Mannheim University and the ZEW (Centre for European Economic Research) and the European Research Centre for Economic and Financial Governance (EURO-CEFG), 25-26 January



12 December: Speech “The (Legal) Position and Independence of a European Central Bank: A (Post-) Crisis Account”.  Conference “The European Central Bank in the EU Legal Order. Flexibility in Times of Crisis,University of Leuven & Liège université,

1 December: Speech ”Building a Viable Analytical Framework to Evaluate Accountability in Economic and Financial Governance”. Conference “Unpacking the ‘Accountability Paradox’ in Expert-based Decision-making”, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Erasmus School of Law

21 October: Panel chair, international symposium ‘The Corporation in a Changing World’, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE)

20 October: Guest lecture “The European Union’s Approach to Foreign Direct Investment Treaties – An Institutional Perspective”, East China University of Politics and Law (ECUPL)

19 September: Paper presentation (jointly with Dr. M. Markakis): “Towards a Meaningful Prudential Supervision Dialogue in the Euro Area?” ADEMU workshop “The New ECB in Comparative Perspectives”, European University Institute

5 July: Speech: “Towards a Fiscal Union?”. Workshop “Fiscal Federalism in the European Union: Taking Stock and Looking Forward”, University of Cambridge & University of Durham

6 June: Penalist in panel I: Central Bank Accountability. 5th Annual Centre for Commercial Law Studies – Bank of England Conference, together with MOCOMILA, Bank of England & Queen Mary University of London

29 May: Speech “The Budgetary Rules in EMU – A View from Political Economy and International Relations”, 19th Irish European Law Forum “Europe’s Economic and Monetary Union 25 Years After the Creation – A Workshop”, University College Dublin

5 April: Paper presentation (together with Dr. F. Coman-Kund and Dr. A. Karatzia): “Transparency in the Single Supervisory Mechanism: a means to an end?”. Conference “The Political Role of the European Central  Bank in European Union Governance”, University of Duisburg-Essen

30 March: Paper presentation “A Political Economy Mapping of (the Shortcomings of) European Economic and Monetary Union”. Workshop “Die Zukunft der Wirtschafts- und Währungsunion”,Humbold University Berlin, Faculty of Law & Université Paris II

24 February: Paper presentation ‘“The Changing Legal Landscape of European Economic and Monetary Union –  Status Quo, Challenges and Prospects.” International workshop “The Creation of New Institutions in Response to the Euro Area Crisis”, University of Victoria, Faculty of Law

2 February: Presentation ‘Brexit: next steps and consequences for trade between the UK and the EU”, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Erasmus Fiscal Studies Slotseminar 2017, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Erasmus School of Law



1 December: guest lecture ‘European Union and Brexit – The Beginning of the End of European Integration?’ Lomonosov Moscow State University

18 November: Presentation ‘No Escape!? – On the European Union’s Dealing with Economic Principles’ (together with Prof. Dr. Heine) Amsterdam, Netherlands Institute for Law and Governance (NILG) Annual Conference 2016.

23 June: Speech ‘A deeper Europe? Ever Closer EMU’. Birmingham, United Kingdom, ‘The Future of European Law and Policy’, 5th Conference on European Law and Policy in Context, organised by the University of Birmingham, School of Law

31 May: Guest lecture ‘Constitutional Implications of Eurobonds’. Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, Germany, Buccerius Summer Lecture Series ‘New Frontiers in Law and Economics’ (Prof. Schäfer)

27 May: Speech ‘Shifting Paradigma(s)? Propositions for a Remodelling of Economic and Monetary Union’, University of Uppsala (Sweden), Faculty of Law Conference ‘Governing Finances in Europe: Shifting Regimes and Shifting Powers’

4 May: public lecture ‘The Role of the ECB in the Crisis. University of Passau’, Faculty of Law, University of Passau (Germany)

3 May: Guest lecture ‘Wahrnehmungen zur Krise und Zukunft der Europäischen Integration aus nicht-deutscher Perspektive’ University of Passau, Faculty of Law (Germany), Grundkurs Europarecht (Prof. Herrmann)

14 April: Speech ‘After the Crisis is Before the Crisis or: Why EMU Continues to Cause a Stir’. University of Groningen, Annual General Meeting 2016 of the European Law Faculties Association (ELFA)

23 March: Guest lecture ‘Crisis in the Eurozone: Major Challenges and their Implications for the Future of European (Economic) Integration’ Seoul, South Korea

29 February: Paper presentation ‘The State and Future of the Internal Financial Market Constitution after the Introduction of the Banking Union’. European University Institute, Florence, Italy, post-course (EUI Summer Academy 2015) author’s workshop on EU law

2 February: Presentation: ‘Brexit: next steps and consequences for trade between the UK and the EU’. Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Erasmus Fiscal Studies Slotseminar 2017

28 January: Guest speaker ‘Revisiting the independence and accountability of the ECB in the Crisis’. European University Institute, Florence, Italy, PhD seminar ‘Executive Power’ (Prof. Curtin)

18 January: Keynote speaker, EUSI Workshop “Compliance and Enforcement in European Economic and Monetary Union – Towards a More Effective System after the Crisis?”, European Union Studies Institute Tokyo (Hitotsubashi University, Keio University and Tsuda College)

15 January: Speech ‘The Role of the ECB as a Crisis Manager’, EUSI Symposium ‘Economic Monetary Union (EMU) and Legal Issues’, European Union Studies Institute Tokyo (Hitotsubashi University, Keio University and Tsuda College)

9 January: Paper presentation ‘Common Debt Issuing in the Euro Area- Is there Life in the Old Dog Yet?’ Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, Germany, workshop ‘Eurobonds Beyond the Crisis Management’, organised by the University of Hamburg and Bucerius Law School



9 December : Discussant on panel 7 ‘The Role of Law, Experimentalist and  Parliamentary Scrutiny in Economic Governance’,  NIAS / EURO-CEFG workshop ‘European Union Decision-Making and Challenges to economic and Financial Governance’, Wassenaar (NL)

18 November: Invited speaker ‘The Constitutional Implications of the Economic Adjustment Programmes – A Mapping Exercise’, European University Institute & University of Helsinki workshop ‘Community of Debt . The Transnationalisation of  Debt and Solidarity in Europe’, Florence

5-6 November: Invited speaker ‘The transformation of the European Central Bank in the Crisis: a critical account’, international conference organised by the European Community Studies Association in coorperation with the University of Salzburg, Salzburg

9 October: Invited speaker ‘Some Reflections on Legetimacy and Accountability of the Euro and the Union’, Inaugural Common Market Law Review Conference, University of Liverpool

11-12 September: Invited speaker ‘Compliance and Enforcement in Economic Policy Coordination in EMU’, European Group of Public Law Annual Conference, Spetses, Greece

7-10 July: Specialised course ‘Harmonizing Financial Services in the European Union: Liberalization and (Re-)Regulation in Times of Crisis’, European University Institute,  Academy of European Law, Summer School, Florence

2 July: Lecture ‘Revisiting the independence and democratic accountability of the European Central Bank after the crisis’, ACCESS summer law school, VU University Amsterdam

26 June: Invited speaker ‘The Many Open Ends of New EU Economic Governance’, School of Law of UCLan Cyprus Round Table Discussions on ‘New economic governance in the Euro area – scope and limitations’ & ‘Legal aspects of the European Banking Union’, EU House, Nicosia

4 June: Invited speaker ‘The State and Future of the Internal Market Constitution after the Introduction of the Banking Union’, Deutsch-Italienisches Zentrum fuer Europaeische Exzellenz, international conference ‘Constitutional Challenges of the European Economic and Monetary Union – Italian and German Perspectives, Villa Vigoni, Italy

23 March: Guest lecture ‘Crisis in the Eurozone: Major Challenges and their Implications for the Future of European (Economic) Integration, Korea University, School of Law, Seoul, South Korea

13 March: Invited speaker ‘The State of the European (Economic and Monetary) Union at the beginning of 2015’, King’s College London Annual European Law Conference



29 October: Invited discussant Session 1 ‘Reverting Financial Disintegration: What implications for the future of the Euro area in the European Union? Macroeconomic and institutional outlook’, ECMI Annual Conference ‘Five years ahead: A New Action Plan for Europe’s financial markets?’ organised by European Capital Markets Institute (Centre for European Policies Studies) in collaboration with EURO-CEFG, Brussels

10-11 July: Paper presentation ‘Five Propositions on Economic Policy in the Euro Area after the Crisis: the Union’s (not-so) New Enforcement Toolbox’, WZB Berlin Social Center, Rule of Law center, Workshop ‘Enforcing the Law against Recalcitant Member States’

21 June: Panel chair and papers discussant, panel 1.6. ‘The EU and the crisis: Between Federalism and Disintegration’, Conference ‘ In Search of European Political Union’, organised by the Utrecht Centre for Regulation and Enforcement in Europe, Faculty of Law, University of Utrecht

28-31 May: General Rapporteur Topic 1:  The economic and Monteray Union: Constitutional and Institutional Aspects of Economic Governance within the EU, Fédération Internationale pour le Droit Européen (FIDE) XXVI Congres Copenhagen 2014 (http://fide2014.eu)

29 May: subtopic 1: Economic Policy (Coordination) in EMU – the European Dimension

29 May: subtopic 2: Economic Policy (Coordination) in EMU – the Member State’s Dimension

30 May: subtopic 3: Monetary Policy in the Euro Area and the Role of the European Central Bank in EU Economic Governance

30 May: subtopic 4: Democratic Legitimacy and Accountability of EU Economic Governance

May 30: subtopic 5: European Supervisory Authorities, Single Supervisory Mechanism and Single Resolution Mechanism – Towards Integrated Financial Market Supervision in the Internal Market?

May 30: subtopic 6: The Future of Economic Governance in the EU

31 May: report by the General Rapporteur regarding the Results of the 6 working sessions

16 April: speech ‘Judicial review of European economic and monetary policy – the broader perspective’, expert workshop ‘Judicial Review of European Economic and Monetary Policy – Putting the Judicial Challenge of the ECB’s Non-Standard Monetary Policy Measures in Perspective’, European Research Centre for Economic and Financial Governance (EURO-CEFG), Brussels




22 June: Invited expert: expert meeting ‘EU-recht en beleid op de Interne Markt’ (EU law and the internal market), Ministerie van Economische Zaken en Klimaat (Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Change), The Hague

23 May: Invited expert. Expert meeting ‘The Role of G20”, Opleiding startende diplomaten (Diplomatic Training Program), Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken (Dutch Ministry of Foreign), The Hague


Invited expert. Expert hearing on the European Commission Reflection paper on the future of EMU, Raad van State (Dutch Council of State)

Invited expert. Roundtable discussion on the future of EMU. On invitation by the Finance Committee. Tweede Kamer der Staten-General (Lower Chamber of the Dutch Parliament)

Speech: “Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty and the EU legal framework for the Brexit”. Workshop “Consequences of Brexit”, organised by the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO), European Parliament

Speech “De toekomst van de interne markt in het licht van het Europese Commissie Witboek”, brainstorm session, Ministerie van Economische Zaken, directie DEIZ (Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs)



3 May: Guest lecture ‘International Academic Career (planning) in the European Union’, on invitation by University of Passau, Graduiertenkolleg

13 April: Presentation ‘The ECB’s Role as Crisis Manager – Implications for its Independence and Accountability’ Dutch Parliament (Tweede Kamer der Staten-Generaal) round table on the ECB monetary policy stands

13 March: Invited expert, Round table discussion ‘The ECB Policy’, second chamber of the Dutch Parliament (Tweede Kamer der Staten-Generaal), permanent committee Finance

17 February: Invited expert, workshop ‘Guests Meet the Bosses’, Erasmian European Youth Parliament, Nauta Dutilh, Rotterdam



8  December: Moderator dinner debate ‘Safety and Security: Financial Market Regulation and Supervision’, 7th European Innovation Summit, European Parliament, Brussels

2  December: Moderator workshop ‘Financiele instellingen’, Congres Maatschappelijke Impact Van Alfa- en Gammawetenschappen, University of Utrecht

18 June: Presentation ‘EU Monetary Policy and the Developing Role of the ECB: Powers, Realities, Systemic Impact’, European Parliament, Professional training of the legal service: The economic policies of the Union, Brussels

17 Juni: Invited expert on ‘The Role of the EU in G20’, European Parliament, Directorate General for Internal Policies, Policy Department A: economic and Scientific Policies: ECON Workshop ‘The Role of the EU inm International Economic Fora’, Brussels

9 February: Presentation (together with René Repasi) ‘Ten Propositions on the Legal Challenges Facing the ECB in its Role in Crisis Management & Financial Supervision’, De Nederlandse Bank in-house roundtable on the ECB’s unconventional monetary measures

29 January: Speech ‘Talent en Excellentie: op zoek naar nieuwe wegen’, 1e juridische jaarcongres  Onderzoek, Tilburg University



25 September: Invited expert, exchange of ideas on ‘How to move countries to take structural economic reforms inside or outside the EU Treaty framework?’, Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague

15 May: Invited speaker ‘Vijf vragen en (korte) antwoorden over… ‘, ECER Seminar ‘De EMU – een institutioneel uitweg uit de crisis’, Expertisecentrum Europees recht, Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague

22 April: Invited expert, exchange of ideas on ‘Toekomst van de Unie’, Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague

28 February: Invited discussant, kennistafel ‘Toekomst van het economisch beleid in de eurozone’, Dutch Ministry for Economic Affairs, The Hague




F. Coman-Kund and F. Amtenbrink, On the Scope and Limits of the Application of National Law by the European Central Bank within the Single Supervisory Mechanism’, (2018) Banking & Finance Law Review, Vol. 33, Iss.2, 133-172.

F. Coman-Kund, A. Karatzia, F. Amtenbrink, ‘The Transparency of the European Central Bank in the Single Supervisory Mechanism’ (2018) Credit and Capital Markets, Vol. 51, Issue 1, 55-72.

with R. Repasi and J. de Haan, ‘Is there Life in the Old Dog Yet? Observations on the Political Economy and Constitutional Viability of Common Debt Issuing in the Euro Area’ (2016) Review of law and economics, 12 (3), 605-633.

Legal Developments, JCMS – Journal of Common Market Studies 2013 Vol. 51 Annual Review, 139-154

[mainly analysing the European Stability Mechanism and the corresponding judgment by the European Court of Justice in the case Pringle & a first examination of the EU Single Supervisory Mechanism]

with J. de Haan, Taming the Beast? New European Regulation for Credit Rating Agencies, Journal for Comparative Government and European Policy Vol. 10, No. 4, 2012, 433-458.

with K. Heine, Regulating Credit Rating Agencies in the European Union. Lessons from Behavioural Science, Dovenschmidt Quarterly March 2013, No. 1

Legal Developments, JCMS – Journal of Common Market Studies 2012 Vol. 50 Annual Review, 132-146 [mainly analysing the 2011 EMU governance reform measures].

Naar een effectievere economische governance in de Europese Unie?, SEW (2011), 429-443.

Legal Developments, JCMS – Journal of Common Market Studies 2011 Vol. 49 Annual Review, 165-186 [mainly analysing the 2010 EU financial market reform measures].

with J. de Haan, Regulating Credit Ratings in the European Union: A Critical First Assessment of Regulation 1060/2009 on Credit Rating Agencies, CML.Rev. 46: 1915-1949, 2009.

with K. van Duin, The European Central Bank Before the European Parliament: Theory and Practice After Ten Years of Monetary Dialogue, (2009) E.L.Rev. August, 561-583.

The Multidimensional Constitutional Legal Order of the European Union – A Successful Case of Cosmopolitan Constitution-Building? NYIL Vol. XXXIX 2008 (PUBLISHED 2009), 3-68.

with J.W. Van den Gronden, Economisch recht en het Verdrag van Lissabon II: Economische en Monetaire Unie, SEW (2008), 389-394.

with J.W. Van den Gronden, Economisch recht en het Verdrag van Lissabon I: Mededinging en interne markt, SEW (2008), 323-329.

with J. de Haan, Reforming the Stability and Growth Pact, E.L. Rev. (2006), 402-413.

with J. de Haan and S. Waller, The Transparency and Credibility of the European Central Bank, JCMS, vol. 42, issue 4 (2004), 775-794

with J. de Haan, Economic Governance in the European Union – Fiscal policy discipline versus flexibility, CML.Rev. 40: 1075-1106, 2003.

with J. de Haan, The European Central Bank – An independent Specialized Organization of Community Law – A Comment, CML.Rev. 39: 65-76, 2002.

with J.F. Appeldorn, Is er leven na de tabaksreclamearrest? – De interpretatie van Art. 50 EG en de hernieuwde poging van de Commissie inzake de tabaksreclame, SEW (2001), 413-420.

Harmonisierungsmassnahmen im Binnenmarkt im Lichte der Entscheidung des Europäischen Gerichtshofs zur Tabakwerberichtlinie, VuR (2001), 163-174.

with J. de Haan, Accountability and Central Bank Independence: A Response, Western European Politics, Vol. 23, No.3 (July 2000), 179-190.

with S.C.W. Eijffinger en J. de Haan, Accountability of central banks: Aspects and Quantifications, (revised version), Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Quarterly Review No. 209, June 1999, 169-193.

The European Central Bank- democratically accountable or unrestrained?, Nederlands Juristenblad 2 (1999), 72-78.

with S.C.W. Eijffinger en J. de Haan, Accountability of central banks: Aspects and Quantifications, 1998, Center for Economic Research, Discussion paper, no. 9854, Tilburg University, May 1998.

with J. de Haan en O.C.H.M. Sleijpen, The Stability Pact- Placebo or Panacea? European Business Law Review 8 (1997), 202-210 and 233-238.

Public Interest Litigation before European Courts, European Business Law Review 7 (1996), 35-40.



with H.H.B. Vedder, Recht van de Europese Unie, The Hague: Boom Juridische uitgevers, 1st edition 2005 (563 p.), 2nd, fully revised edition 2006 (581 p.), 3rd fully revised edition 2008 (593 p.). 4th fully revised edition 2010 (554 p.), 5th fully revised edition 2013 (517 p.), 6th fully revised edition 2017 (632 p.).

T. Nowak, F. Amtenbrink, M. Hertogh and M. Wissink, National Judges as European Union Judges. Knowledge, Experience and Attitudes of Lower Court Judges in Germany and the Netherlands, The Hague, Eleven International Publishing 2011

The democratic accountability of central banks – A comparative study of the European Central Bankk, Oxford and Portland, Oregon: Hart Publishing, 1999



P.J. Kuijper, F. Amtenbrink, D. Curtin, B. De Witte, A. McDonnell, S.C.G. van den Bogaert, The Law of the European Union, Kluwer Law International, 2018.

Amtenbrink, F., Prévost, D. & Wessel, R.A. (eds.), Netherlands Yearbook of International Law 2017: Shifting Forms and Levels of Cooperation in International Economic Law: Structural Developments in Trade, Investment and Financial Regulation (Netherlands Yearbook of International Law, 48). The Hague: Asser Press / Springer, 2018

D. Kochenov and F. Amtenbrink (eds.), The European Union’s Shaping of the International Legal Order, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 2013.

with P.A.J. van den Berg (eds.), The Constitutional Integrity of the European Union, T.M.C. Asser Press (in collaboration with Springer), 2010.

with S.B. van Baalen (eds.)., De Grondwet voor Europa – Een Nederlandse Beschouwing, CRBS-Publicatiereeks, Boom Juridische Uitgevers, 2005.



‘Economic and Monetary Union’, in P.J. Kuijper, F. Amtenbrink, D. Curtin, B. De Witte, A. McDonnell, S.C.G. van den Bogaert, The Law of the European Union, Kluwer Law International, 2018, 883-950.

with R. Repasi, ‘Compliance and Enforcement in Economic Policy Coordination in EMU’, in D. Kochenov and A. Jakab, The Enforcement of EU Law and Values: Ensuring Member States’ Compliance, OUP 2017, 145-181.

K. van Duin and F. Amtenbrink, ‘New dynamics in the decision making in the wake of European financial and sovereign debt crisis’, in A. Lazowski and S. Blockmans, Research Handbook on the Institutional Law of the EU, Edward Elgar 2016.

The Metamorphosis of European Economic and Monetary Union’ in D. Chalmers and T. Arnull, The Oxford Handbook of EU Law, OUP 2015

‘New Economic Governance in the European Union: Another Constitutional Battleground?’, in  K. Purnhagen and P. Roth, Varieties of European Economic Law and Regulation. Liber Amicorum Hans W. Micklitz (Springer 2014).

with H.H.B. Vedder, ‘The European Union Legal Order: An Introduction to its Nature and Scope’, in A.S. Hartkamp, C.H. Sieburgh, L.A.D. Keus, J.S. Kortmann & M.H. Wissink (Eds.), The Influence of EU Law on National Private Law (Onderneming en Recht, 81-1) (Deventer: Kluwer Law), 13-38. Deventer: Kluwer

‘General report’, in U. Neergaard, C. Jacqueson and J.H. Danielsen, The Economic and Monteray Union: Constitutional and Institutional Aspects of the Economic Governance within the EU, Congress Publication Vol. 1 (Copenhagen, DJOF Publishing, 2014), 73-178.

D. Kochenov and F. Amtenbrink, ‘Introduction: the active paradigm of the study of the EU’s place in the world’, in D. Kochenov and F. Amtenbrink (eds.), The European Union’s Shaping of the International Legal Order, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 2013, 1-18 & in the same edited volume: F. Amtenbrink and D. Kochenov, ‘Conclusions: messianism, mission or Realpolitik? Some concluding observations on the EU’s role in shaping the international legal order’, 349-360.

‘Some Reflections on the (Potential) Effects of the Euro Area Debt Crisis on the European Union Constitutional Order’, in F. Basaran Yavaslar, Avrupa Birligi’nde Mali Kriz Ve Tuerkiye’YE Etkileri (The Economic Crisis in the European Union and Its Effects on Turkey), seckin, 2013, 165-199.

‘What Role for the European Union in Shaping Global Financial Governance?’, in B. van Vooren, S. Blockmans and J. Wouters (eds.), The EU’s Role in Global Governance. The Legal Dimension, Oxford University Press 2013,243-258.

‘Europe in Times of Economic Crisis: Bringing Europe’s Citizens Closer to One Another?’, in M. Dougan, N.N. Shuibhne and E. Spaventa (eds.), Empowerment and Disempowerment of the European Citizens, Oxford and Portland, Oregon, Hart Publishing 2012, 171-187.

‘Towards an Index of Accountability for Informal International Lawmakers?’, in J. Pauwelyn, R. Wessel and J. Wouters (eds.), Informal International Lawmaking, Oxford, Oxford University Press 2012, 335-355.

‘Denationalizing monetary policy: reflections on 60 years of European monetary integration’, in L.W. Gormley and N.N. Shuibhne (eds.), From Single Market to Economic Union: Essays in memory of John A. Usher, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2012, 13-32.

‘The European Court of Justice’s Approach to Primacy and European Constitutionalism – Preserving the European Constitutional Order?’, in H.-W. Micklitz and B. De Witte (eds.), The European Court of Justice and the Autonomy of the Member States, Intersentia, 2012, 35-64.


with J. de Haan, ‘Credit Rating Agencies’, in D. Masciandaro & S.C.W. Eijffinger (eds.), Handbook of Central Banking, Financial Regulation and Supervision. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2011, 573-615.

with J. de Haan, ‘Credit Rating Agencies in the European Union’, in P. Delimatsis and N. Herger (Eds.), Financial regulation at the Crossroads: Implications for Supervision, Institutional Design and Trade, Alphen aan den Rijn: Kluwer Law International, 2011, 97-122.

‘EMU in the Overseas’, in D. Kochenov (ed.), On Bits of Europe Everywhere. Overseas Possessions of the EU Member States in the Legal-Political Context of European Law, Kluwer Law International, 2011, 271-290.

with H. Raulus, ‘The Semi-Detached Sovereignty of Member States in the European Union’, in J.J.M. Jansen (ed.), Tax Sovereignty in the European Union Context, Kluwer Law International, 2010, Chapter 1.

‘Securing financial independence in the legal basis of a central bank’, in S. Milton and M.I. Blejer (eds.), The Capital Needs of Central Banks, London: Routledge, 2011, 83-95.

‘Central Bank Challenges in the Global Economy’, in C. Herrmann and J.P. Terhechte (Eds.), European Yearbook of International Economic Law 2011, Berlin: Springer Publisher, 2011, 19-42.


with D. Kochenov, ‘The Use and Uselessness of Enhanced Cooperation as an Instrument of Flexibility’, in A. Ott and E. Vos (eds.), 50 years of European integration: Foundations and Perspectives, The Hague: T.M.C. Asser Press, 2009, 181-200.

with R.A. Lastra, ‘Securing Democratic Accountability of Financial Regulatory Agencies – A Theoretical Framework’, in R.V. Mulder (ed.), Mitigating Risk in the Context of Safety and Security. How Relevant is a Rationale Approach? (Rotterdam: ESL/OMV), 115-135.’

Chapter 10: Economic and Monetary Union’, in A.M. Mcdonnell, P.J.G. Kapteyn, K. Mortelmans and C.W.A. Timmermans (eds.), The Law of the European Union and the European Communities, 4th revised ed., Alphen aan den Rijn: Kluwer Law International, 2008, 881-989.

‘On the European Union’s Capacity to Cope with Further Enlargement’, in S. Blockmans and S. Prechal (eds.), Reconciling the Deepening and Widening of the European Union,  The Hague: T.M.C. Asser Press/Cambridge University Press, 2007, 111-131.

‘Integration, coordination or fragmentation in economic policy matters ? – A comment on René Smits’, in D. Obradovic and N. Lavranos (eds.), Interface between EU Law and National Law, Groningen: Europa Law Publishing, 2007, 169-184.

‘The Three Pillars of Central Bank Governance – Towards a Model Central Bank Law or a Code of Good Governance?’, in International Monetary Fund, Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Volume 4, IMF Legal Department: Washington D.C., 2005, 101-132.

‘Towards a more democratic Union? Comments on the Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe’, in K. Inglis and A. Ott (eds.), EU Enlargement and the Future of the European Union: Unity in Diversity?, Groningen: Europa Law Publishing, 2005, 31-55.


‘Economic and Monetary Policy (In the Framework of EMU)’, in: A. Ott and K.M. Inglis (eds.), Handbook on European Enlargement, The Hague: T.M.C. Asser Press / Kluwer Law International, 2002, 693-706.

‘On the Legitimacy and Accountability of the European Central Bank: Legal Arrangements and Practical Experiences’, in A. Arnull and D. Wincot (eds.), Accountability and Legitimacy in the European Union, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002, 147-163.




with M. Markakis, (2017). Towards a Meaningful Prudential Supervision Dialogue in the Euro Area? A Study of the Interaction between the European Parliament and the European Central Bank in the Single Supervisory Mechanism.(Working Paper, ADEMU Working Paper Series, no 081): ADEMU project “A Dynamic Economic and Monetary Union”

with M. Markakis and R. Repasi, Legal Implications of Brexit. Report for the Directorate General for Internal Policies, European Parliament, June 2017

with A. Karatzia and R. Repasi, Renegotiation by the United Kingdom of its Constitutional relationship with the European Union: Issues related to economic Governance, Report for the Directorate General for Internal Policies, European Parliament, February 2016.

The ECB’s Role as Crisis Manager: Implications for its Independence and Accountability, Position paper for the Dutch Parliament (Tweede Kamer), April 2016. Available HERE

Amtenbrink et al., ‘The European Union’s Role in International Economic Fora: the G20, Report for the European Parliament (Directorate General for Internal Policies, Policy Department A: Economic and Scientific Policy). 2015. Available HERE

with J. de Haan, Credit Rating Agencies. DNB Working Paper (Ext. rep. NO. 278 / JANUARY 2011). AMSTERDAM: DE NEDERLANDSE BANK


Reorientation. What Future for European Integration, Erasmus Law lectures No. 9 (Inaugural lecture), The Hague: Boom Juridische uitgevers, 2007

with J. de Haan (2003), A Non-Transparent European Central Bank? Who is to Blame? Research Paper, University of Groningen



The Finance exception in TTIP (working title), Francesco Pennesi (since 2017)

The European System of Financial Supervision under the principle of home state supervision (working title), Nathan Arriba-Sellier, Erasmus Graduate School of Law & Leiden Law School (since 2016)

The EU and Sustainable Management of Minerals in Developing States (working title), Steffen van der Velde, T.M.C. Asser Instituut, The Hague (since 2013)

The Regulation pf Household Debt Levels in the EU and Three of its Member States: Evaluating the Legal Preconditions for Effectiveness, Arien van ‘t Hof, Erasmus University Rotterdam (since 2012)

Reconstructing the liberal-democratic normative framework for judicial organisation in Central and Eastern Europe, Petra Gyöngyi, Erasmus University Rotterdam (in progress since 2011).

Standards across borders: phantom or reality? Export of European environmental standards via direct investment projects: Towards legal environmental indicators, Daria Ratsiborinskaya, Erasmus University Rotterdam (in progress since 2010) (together with Dr. Wybe Douma, T.M.C. Asser Institute), defended on 10 March 2016

Rethinking EU Employment Policy; a legal and economic analysis, Kees van Duin, LL.M., Erasmus University Rotterdam (together with Prof. Jakob de Haan, University of Groningen), defended on 5 December 2013

National Judges As EU Law Judges: The Polish Civil Law System, U. Jaremba, LL.M., Erasmus University Rotterdam, defended on 5 October 2012. Published by Martinus Nijhoff Publishers in 2013.

The legal consequences of enlargement for democracy in the European Union, Dimitry Kochenov, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, defended on 21 May 2007. Published by Kluwer Law International in 2008.

Fair Trading in EC Law, Malek Radeideh, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, defended on 16 September 2004. Published by Europa Law Publishing in 2005.



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