The following is a collection of publications relevant to the research to which this blog pertains. The sources are ordered by category (General; Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ); Competition; Financial) and then alphabetically, according to the first author’s surname. The category ‘General’ contains articles that are either on EU law enforcement in general or on policy areas other than the AFSJ, Competition law or Financial law. Click here to jump down to AFSJ, Competition or Financial. Please feel free to contact one of the editors concerning any relevant publication that may be added to this list.


Paul Almond & Mike Esbester, ‘Regulatory inspection and the changing legitimacy of health and safety’, Regulation & Governance (2017)

Lincey Bastings, Ellen Mastenbroek & Esther Versluis, The other face of Eurolegalism: The multifaceted convergence of national enforcement styles, Regulation & Governance, 11(3)

M. Bauer & J. Trondal (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of the European Administrative System (Springer)

Mark Bovens, The Quest for Responsibility – Accountability and Citizenship in Complex Organisations (Cambridge University Press, 1998)

Fabrizio Cafaggi & Hans-W. Micklitz, ‘Collective Enforcement of Consumer Law: A Framework for Comparative Assessment’ (2008) 16 European Review of Private Law 391

David P. Carter, ‘Role perceptions and attitudes toward discretion at a decentralized regulatory frontline: The case of organic inspectors’ (2017) Regulation & Governance 11.4

Merijn Chamon, ‘Granting powers to EU decentralised agencies, three years following Short-selling’ ERA Forum June 2018, Volume 18, Issue 4

Paul Craig, EU Administrative Law (3rd edition, Oxford University Press, 2018)

Paul Craig, ‘Shared Administration, Disbursement of Community Funds and the Regulatory State’ in Herwig Hofmann & Alexander Türk (eds.), Legal Challenges in EU Administrative Law: Towards an Integrated Administration (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2009)

Giacinto Della Cananea, ‘The European Union’s Mixed Administrative Proceedings’ (2004) 68 Law and Contemporary Problems 197

Sara Drake & Melanie Smith (Eds.), New Directions in the Effective Enforcement of EU Law and Policy (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016)

Claire A. Dunlop, Jonathan C. Kamkhaji & Claudio M. Radaelli, ‘Regulators and Reform: A Quasi-experimental Assessment of the Effects of Training Inspectors’, International Public Management Journal 18.2

Mariolina Eliantonio, ‘Judicial Review in an Integrated Administration: The Case of ‘composite procedures” (2014) 7 Review of European Administrative Law 65

Julien Etienne, ‘The Politics of Detection in Business Regulation’ (2014), Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 25.1

Michael Faure, Peter de Smedt & An Stas, ‘Environmental Enforcement Networks – Concepts, Implementation and Effectiveness’ (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2006)

Andreas Follesdal & Simon Hix, ‘Why There is a Democratic Deficit in the EU: A Response to Majone and Moravcsik’ (2006) 44 Journal of Common Market Studies 533

Martijn Groenleer, The Autonomy of European Union Agencies: A Comparative Study of Institutional Development (Eburon, 2009)

Carol Harlow & Richard Rawlings, ‘Promoting Accountability in Multilevel Governance: A Network Approach’ (2007) 13 European Law Journal 542

Carol Harlow, Päivi Leino and Giacinto della Cananea, ‘Research Handbook on EU Administrative Law’ (2017) (Edward Elgar Publishing)

Martin Hedemann-Robinson, ‘Enforcement of European Union Environmental Law: Legal Issues and Challenges’, European Law Review 2018, 43(2)

Herwig Hofmann & Alessandro Morini, ‘Constitutional Aspects of the Pluralisation of the EU Executive through ‘Agencification’’ (2012) University of Luxembourg Law Working Paper No. 2012-01

Herwig Hofmann, Gerard Rowe & Alexander Türk, Administrative Law and Policy of the European Union (Oxford University Press, 2011)

Herwig Hofmann, ‘Composite Decision Making Procedures in EU Administrative Law’ in Herwig Hofmann & Alexander Türk (eds.), Legal Challenges in EU Administrative Law: Towards an Integrated Administration (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2009)

Herwig Hofmann, ‘Decision making in EU Administrative Law – The Problem of Composite Procedures’ (2009) 61 Administrative Law Review 199

Herwig Hofmann & Alexander Türk, ‘The Development of Integrated Administration in the EU and its Consequences’ (2007) 13 European Law Journal 253

Jan Jans, Sacha Prechal & Rob Widdershoven, Europeanisation of Public Law (Europa Law Publishing, 2015)

Jan Jans, Sacha Prechal & Rob Widdershoven, Inleiding tot het Europees bestuursrecht (Ars Aequi Libri, 2017)

Rik Joosen & Gijs Jan Brandsma, ‘Transnational executive bodies: EU policy implementation between the EU and member state level’ (2017)

David M. Konisky & Christopher Reenock, ‘Regulatory Enforcement, Riskscapes, and Environmental Justice’ (2017) Policy Studies Journal

Adrienne de Moor-van Vugt, ‘Administrative Sanctions in EU Law’ (2012) 5 Review of European Administrative Law 5

Adrienne de Moor-van Vugt, ‘Netwerken en de Europeanisering van het Toezicht’ (2011) 3 Sociaal-economische Wetgeving: Tijdschrift voor Europees en Economisch Recht 94

Olivier Linden, Reforming compliance management in the Single Market – Discussion on a decentralised enforcement of EU law (National Board of Trade Sweden 2019)

Yannis Papadopoulos, ‘Accountability and Multi-level Governance: More Accountability, Less Democracy?’ (2010) 33 West European Politics 1030

Yannis Papadopoulos, ‘Problems of Democratic Accountability in Network and Multilevel Governance’ (2007) 13 European Law Journal 469

Sacha Prechal (et al), ‘‘Europeanisation’ of the Law: Consequences for the Dutch Judiciary’ (2015) Raad voor de Rechtspraak Research Memoranda

Mr. M.P.M. van Rijsbergen en Mr. drs. M. Scholten, Zaak C-270/12 (ESMA-short selling) als opvolger van de Meroni- en Romano-non-delegatiedoctrine (Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Europees Recht, aflevering 2/3, 2014)

Thomas Schillemans, ‘Redundant Accountability: The Joint Impact of Horizontal and Vertical Accountability on Autonomous Agencies’ (2010) 34 Public Administration Quarterly 300

Miroslava Scholten, ‘Mind the trend! Enforcement of EU law has been moving to ‘Brussels’’ (Journal of European Public Policy, 24:9, 1348-1366, 2017)

Miroslava Scholten & Michiel Luchtman, ‘Law Enforcement by EU Authorities – Implications for Political and Judicial Accountability’ (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017)

Miroslava Scholten & Daniel Scholten, ‘From Regulation to Enforcement in the EU Policy Cycle: A New Type of Functional Spillover?’ (2016) 54(6) Journal of Common Market Studies 1

Dimiter Toshkov, ‘Taking Stock: a Review of Quantitative Studies of Transposition and Implementation of EU Law’ (2010) Institute for European Integration Research Working paper No. 01/2010

Oliver Treib, ‘Implementing and Complying with EU Governance Outputs’ (2008) 3(5) Living Reviews in European Governance 1

Ton van den Brink, Michiel Luchtman & Miroslava Scholten, Sovereignty in the shared legal order of the EU – Core values of regulation and enforcement (Intersentia, 2015)

Esther Versluis, ‘Even Rules, Uneven Practices: Opening the ‘Black Box’ of EU law in Action’ (2007) 30 West European Politics 50

Esther Versluis, Enforcement Matters: Enforcement and Compliance of European Directives in Four Member States (Eburon, 2003)

Stephen Weatherill, ‘The principle of mutual recognition: it doesn’t work because it doesn’t exist’ 2018, 43(2) European Law Review 224

Rob Widdershoven, ‘Developing Administrative Law in Europe: Natural Convergence or imposed Uniformity?’ (2014) 7(2) Review of European Administrative Law 5

Rob Widdershoven & Milan Remac, ‘General Principles of Law in Administrative Law under European Influence’ (2012) 20 European Review of Private Law 381

Area of Freedom, Security and Justice

Charlotte Claverie-Rousset, ‘The Admissibility of Evidence in Criminal Proceedings between European Union Member States’ (2013) 3 European Criminal Law Review 152

Mariana Gkliati, The next phase of the European Border and Coast Guard: towards operational effectiveness (EU Law Analysis Blog, 2018)

Mariana Gkliati, The new European Border and Coast Guard: Do increased powers come with enhanced accountability? (EU Law Analysis Blog, 2019)

Mariana Gkliati, European Border and Coast Guard: The EU force of securitisation in migration governance (RLI blog on Refugee Law and Forced Migration, 2019)

Xavier Groussot & Ziva Popov, ‘What’s wrong with OLAF? Accountability, Due Process and Criminal Justice in European Anti-fraud Policy’ (2010) 47 Common Market Law Review 605

Jan Inghelram, ‘Judicial Review of Investigative Acts of the European Anti-fraud Office (OLAF): A Search for a Balance’ (2012) 49 Common Market Law Review 601

Michiel Luchtman & John Vervaele, ‘European Agencies for Criminal Justice and Shared Enforcement (Eurojust and the European Public Prosecutor’s Office)’ (2014) 10 Utrecht Law Review 132

Michiel Luchtman & John Vervaele, ‘Enforcing the Market Abuse Regime: Towards an Integrated Model of Criminal and Administrative Law Enforcement in the European Union?’ (2014) 5 New Journal of European Criminal Law 192

Michiel Luchtman, ‘Choice of forum and the prosecution of cross-border crime in the European Union – What role for the legality principle?’ in Michiel Luchtman (ed.), Choice of forum in cooperation against EU financial crime – Freedom, security and justice and the protection of specific EU-interests (Eleven, 2013)

Michiel Luchtman, European Cooperation between Financial Supervisory Authorities, Tax Authorities and Judicial Authorities (Intersentia, 2008)

J.W. Ouwerkerk, ‘Balancing mutual trust and fundamental rights protection in the context of the European Arrest Warrant. What role for the gravity of the underlying offence in cjeu case law?’, European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice 2018, volume 28, issue 2

Andrea Ryan, Towards a system of European criminal justice: the problem of admissibility of evidence (Routledge, 2014)

Oriola Sallavaci, ‘Strengthening cross-border law enforcement cooperation in the EU: the Prüm network of data exchange’ European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research September 2018, Volume 24, Issue 3

Nathalie A. Smuha, ‘Towards the EU Harmonization of Access to Cross-Border E-Evidence: Challenges for Fundamental Rights & Consistency’ Vol. 8, 1/2018 European Criminal Law Review 83

Melissa van den Broek, Preventing money laundering (Eleven, 2015)

John Vervaele & Michiel Luchtman, ‘Criminal Law Enforcement of EU Harmonised Financial Policies – The Need for a shared criminal policy’ in Ferry de Jong, Overarching views of Crime and Deviancy – Rethinking the Legacy of the Utrecht School (Eleven International Publishers, 2015)

John Vervaele, ‘The European Union and harmonization of the Criminal law enforcement of Union policies: in search of a criminal law policy?’ in Magnus Ulväng & Iain Cameron (eds.), Essays on Criminalization & Sanctions (Iustus förlag, 2014)

John Vervaele, ‘Union Law and harmonisation of national economic and financial criminal law’ in Edwin Bleichrodt (et al) (eds.), Onbegrensd strafrecht- Liber Amicorum Hans de Doelder (Wolf Legal Publishers, 2014)

Anne Weyembergh and Chloé Brière, ‘The future cooperation between OLAF and the European Public Prosecutor’s Office’ 2018 Vol. 9(1) New Journal of European Criminal Law 62


Silke Brammer, Co-operation Between National Competition Agencies in the Enforcement of EC Competition Law (Hart Publishing, 2009)

Kati Cseres, ‘Comparing laws in the Enforcement of EU and National Competition Laws’ (2010) 3 European Journal of Legal Studies 7

David Gerber & Paulo Cassinis, ‘The ‘Modernization’ of European Community Competition Law: Achieving Consistency in Enforcement: Part 1′ (2006) 27 European Competition Law Review 10

Annetje Ottow, ‘Europeanization of the Supervision of Competitive Markets’ (2012) 18 European Public Law 191

Annetje Ottow, Market and Competition Authorities – Good Agency Principles (Oxford University Press, 2015)

Christopher Townley, A Framework for European Competition Law: co-ordinated diversity (Hart Publishing, 2018)

Maartje de Visser, Network-based Governance in EC Law – The Example of EC Competition and EC Communications Law (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2009)


Kern Alexander & Niamh Moloney (eds.), Law Reform and Financial Markets (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2011)

Raffaele D’Ambrosio, ‘The temporary intervention powers of the European Banking Authority and the European Securities and Markets Authority: content and limits’, ERA Forum August 2018, Volume 19, Issue 1.

Deirdre Curtin, ‘Accountable Independence’ of the European Central Bank: Seeing the Logics of Transparency (2017) European Law Journal 23.1-2

Gijsbert Ter Kuile, Laura Wissink & Willem Bovenschen, ‘Tailor-made accountability within the Single Supervisory Mechanism’ (2015) 52 Common Market Law Review, Issue 1

Niamh Moloney, ‘Supervision in the Wake of the Financial Crisis: Achieving Effective ’Law in Action’ – A Challenge for the EU’ in Eddy Wymeersch, Klaus Hopt & Guido Ferrarini, Financial Regulation and Supervision. A Post Crisis Analysis (Oxford University Press, 2012)

Annetje Ottow, ‘The new European supervisory architecture of the financial markets’ in Michelle Everson, Cosimo Monda & Ellen Vos (eds.), EU Agencies in – and – the external relations of the EU (Kluwer Law International, 2014)

Miroslava Scholten & Annetje Ottow, ‘Institutional Design of Enforcement in the EU: The Case of Financial Markets’ (2014) 10 Utrecht Law Review 80

Pierre Schammo, ‘Actions and inactions in the investigation of breaches of Union Law by the European Supervisory Authorities’ Common Market Law Review 2018, Issue 5

Stanislaw Tosza, Criminal Liability of Managers in Europe. Punishing Excessive Risk (Hart Publishing, 2019)

Marloes van Rijsbergen & Miroslava Scholten, ‘ESMA Inspecting: The Implications for Judicial Control under Shared Enforcement’ (2016) 7 European Journal of Risk Regulation 569

Laura Wissink, Ton Duijkersloot & Rob Widdershoven,’Shifts in Competences between Member States and EU in the New Supervisory System for Credit Institutions and their Consequences for Judicial Protection’ (2014) 10 Utrecht Law Review 92