“The EU Conditionality Regulation: Variations on Procrastination”, Petra Jeney (EIPA, Maastricht)

In its resolution of 10 June 2021 the European Parliament made it clear that it is starting preparations to take the European Commission before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) for failing to take appropriate measures to defend the EU’s financial interests under the Conditionality Regulation and to uphold the fundamental EU value of the rule of law.

This Briefing explains why the application of the Conditionality Regulation has become a political and legal minefield for the Commission, and why the European Parliament is threatening legal action to finally put in place the mechanism envisaged by this law.

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