Feasibility Studies

The Concept and the Role of Courts in Family and Succession Matters

The administration of justice in the area of family and succession law is increasingly shifted by States from courts to other authorities. This feasibility study aims at developing a harmonised European concept of courts, to ensure a harmonised application of EU instruments in different Member States.

Corporate Sustainability, Financial Accounting and Share Capital

The feasibility study aims to identify techniques and mechanisms used to enact unsustainable corporate policies, to show their inconsistency with the general principles of share capital maintenance, investor and creditor protection, and broader environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations.

EU Conflict of Laws for Companies: The Acquis and Beyond

International company mobility as well as regulatory competition of company laws depend on clearly cut out rules designating the applicable substantive company law. The aim of this feasibility study is to restate EU law on the matter and draft a future Rome IV Regulation.

Fundamental Constitutional Principles

The purpose of this feasibility study is to identify the basic principles which form the foundations of a European liberal democratic State. The outcome will thus be a statement of principles and also an aide to the users of law, eg courts. It will contribute to the public debate on the core constitutional values of Europe.