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European Law

My first deep insights into European law came with an LLM in Bruges. Since then my research has focused on the EU internal market, the case law of the European Court of Justice, the agreements between Switzerland and the EU, and most recently Brexit.

Select publications:

- The Greatest Possible Freedom – interpretive formulas and their spin in free movement case law, Baden-Baden, Nomos, 2015, 608 pp. – open access.

- 'Free Movement of Algorithms: Artificially Intelligent Persons Conquer the European Union's Internal Market', in: Woodrow Barfield and Ugo Pagallo (eds), Research Handbook on the Law of Artificial Intelligence, Edward Elgar,
 2018, 537-559 – SSRN.

- 'Free Movement of Persons and Brexit – some Swiss experience from which the United Kingdom could benefit', in: The End of the Ever Closer Union, Hannes Hofmeister (ed.), Hart/Nomos, 2018, pp. 33-54 – SSRN.

- 'Opinion on Ways to Implement and Apply the Bilateral Agreements', in collaboration with Daniel Thürer,
published (in German) in Jens Drolshammer and Thomas Cottier (eds), The Anthology of Swiss Legal Culture, 2014, 43 pp. – SSRN (in English).

- 'Breaking the Taboo: National Minorities in the EC- and WTO-Trade Regimes', in Piet Eeckhout and Takis Tridimas (eds.), Yearbook of European Law 2008, Oxford, OUP, 2009, p. 321-348 – open access.