This issue of the NJEL comprises, beside a collection of articles on a variety of subjects related to European law, a special setion publishing contributions from a conference at Science Po for junior scholars on the intersection between competition law and sustainability. 


Article. Xavier Groussot (Lund University), Anna Zemskova (Lund University), & Katarina Bungerfeldt, ‘Foundational Principles and the Rule of Law in the European Union: How to Adjudicate in a Rule-of-Law Crisis, and Why Solidarity is Essential’

Article. Henrik Wenander (Lund University), ‘Administrative Independence in the Nordic States – EU Law Requirements and National Traditions’

Article. Lena Enqvist (Umeå University) & Yana Litins’ka (Lund University), ‘Employee Health Data in European Law: Privacy is (not) an Option?’

Article. Martin Sunnqvist (Lund University), ‘Impartiality and Independence of Judges: The Development in European Case Law’

Article. Christian Bergqvist (University of Copenhagen), ‘When do Agreements Restrict Competition Law in EU Competition Law?’

Reflection note. Helle Krunke (University of Copenhagen) & Sune Klinge (University of Copenhagen), ‘Geographical Differentiation in  the EU and the Link to EU Crisis Solving with an Outset in Denmark’

Case note. Andi Hoxaj (University College London), ‘The CJEU Validates in C-156/21 and C-157/21 the Rule of Law Conditionality Regulation Regime to Protect the EU Budget’

Book review. Susanna Lindroos-Hovinheimo, Private Selves: Legal Personhood in European Privacy Protection, Cambridge University Press 2021 (Hoda Housseiny, Lund University)


Special section on the intersection between competition law and sustainability: 

Article. Julian Nowag (Lund University), ‘Competition Law’s Sustainability Gap? Tools for an Examination and a Brief Overview’

Article. Miriam Imarhiagbe, ‘The Right to Repair in EU Competition Law’

Article. Kamil Bułakowski (Kozminski University), ‘Public Interest in Merger Control as a Potential Instrument of Realization of Socio-Environmental Goals’

Article. Kalpana Tyagi (Maastricht University), ‘Mega Mergers in the Seeds & Agro-Chem Industry: Nipping the Seeds of Innovation (& Sustainability) in the bud?’

Disclaimer: the articles in the special section on law and sustainability (from page 149) is a publication resulting from a conference for students and early-career academics organised by Sciences Po in 2019. The journal warmly welcomes contributions by juniors scholars and is promoted to provide a strong platform for early-career academics. This section has not been peer reviewed by the NJEL, but internally by the conference organisers of the conference at Science Po. 

Published: 2022-08-31