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Michael Ioannidis

Dr. iur., LL.M. (Cambridge), Senior Research Fellow

ioannidis@mpil.de
Tel. +49 (6221) 482-621

Main Fields of Research:

European Economic Law, International Economic Law, EU Law, Global Administrative Law, Comparative Public Law, Theory of Law

Academic Career:

1. Law  

Since 2012             

Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

2008 - 2012

Ph.D., Goethe University of Frankfurt, Germany Supervisor: Armin von Bogdandy; Topic of dissertation: ‘Participation Rights in WTO Law’ (summa cum laude)

2007 - 2008

LL.M., University of Cambridge, United Kingdom; Concentrations: WTO Law, EU Law, Civil Liberties

2006 - 2007

LL.M., University of Heidelberg, Germany; Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Eberhard Schmidt-Aßmann; Topic of master thesis: ‘Judicial Remedies against Delegated Legislation in Germany, Greece, and the EU’ [in German]

2005 - 2006

Legal intern in Athens, Greece 

2001 - 2005

LL.B. (4yr Bachelor of Law), National and Kapodestrian University of Athens, Greece
   
2. Economics   
2012 - 2016

International and European Economics (4yr Bachelor of Economics), Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece

 

 


 

Lectures SS 2017

Verfassungskrisen der Europäischen Union

[Constitutional Crises of the European Union]

Das Kolloquium beschäftigt sich mit der verfassungsrechtliche Dimensionen der vielfältigen Krisen in Europa. Die Eurokrise, die Flüchtlingskrise, die Rechtstaatlichkeitskrisen in Polen und Ungarn sowie Brexit haben die verfassungsrechtliche Struktur der Europäischen Union vor neuen Herausforderungen gestellt. Zentrale Regeln wurden neuinterpretiert, neue Institutionen wurden geschaffen und alte Begrifflichkeiten wurden in Frage gestellt. Thema des Kolloquiums ist die kritische Analyse diesen krisenbedingten Wandlungen des Verfassungsrechts der Union.

 


 

Op-eds and blogposts

 

Publications

Recent

  • Debt restructuring in the light of Pringle and Gauweiler - flexibility and conditionality. In: ESCB Legal Conference 2016. ECB Publications, Frankfurt 2017, 78-93. book available here
  • Europe’s new Transformations: How the EU economic constitution changed during the Eurozone Crisis. In: Common Market Law Review 53/5, 1237-1316 (2016). full text here
  • Weak Members and the Enforcement of EU law. In: The Enforcement of EU law and Values, A Jacab, D Kochenov (eds.). Oxford University Press, Oxford 2017, 476-492. book available here
  • ‘Enforcing EU Values: Reverse Solange and a Systemic Deficiency Committe. In: The Enforcement of EU law and Values, A Jacab, D Kochenov (eds.). Oxford University Press, Oxford 2017, 218-233 (with Armin von Bogdandy, Carlino Antpöhler). book available here
  • Evolution and Gestalt of the Greek State. In: Ius Publicum Europeum. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2017, forthcoming.
  • Articles 15 to 17. In: EU Charter of Fundamental Rights: Commentary [in Greek]. Nomiki Vivliohtiki, Athens 2015. book available here
  • Il diritto ad avere diritti europei. Importanza e problemi dell’azione comune contro i deficit sistemici. In: Scienza & Politica 26, 111-119 (2014) (with A von Bogdandy). full text here
  • Precautionary Credit Lines in IMF and ESM [in Greek]. In: Administrative Law Journal 6/2014, 705-716 (2014). full text here
  • Financial Assistance Conditionality as Instrument of European Governance [in Greek]. In: Administrative Law Journal 2/2014, 146-162 (2014). full text here
  • La deficiencia sistémica en el Estado de Derecho (updated translation from English). In: Revista de Estudios Políticos 165, 19-64 (2014) (with A von Bogdandy).
  • ‘Il Deficit Sistemico. Caratteristiche, strumenti e problemi sviluppati sul principio europeo dello Stato di diritto e il nuovo PVSD’ (updated translation from English). In: Rivista Trimestrale di Diritto Pubblico 2014, 593-641 (2014) (with A von Bogdandy).
  • Das systemische Defizit – Merkmale, Instrumente und Probleme am Beispiel der Rechtsstaatlichkeit und des neuen Rechtsstaatlichkeitsaufsichtsverfahrens (updated translation from English). In: Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht 74, 283-328 (2014) (with Armin von Bogdandy). full text here
  • Systemic deficiency in the rule of law: What it is, what has been done, what can be done. In: Common Market Law Review 51/1, 59-96 (2014) (with Armin von Bogdandy). full text here
  • Beyond the standard of review: Deference criteria in WTO law and the case for a procedural approach. In: Deference in International Courts and Tribunals: Standard of Review and Margin of Appreciation, L Gruszczynski, W Werner (eds.). Oxford University Press, Oxford 2014, 91-112. book available here
  • EU Financial Assistance Conditionality After Two Pack. In: Zeitschrift für ausländisches öffentliches Recht und Völkerrecht 74/1, 61-104 (2014). full text here
  • The ECtHR, National Constitutional Law, and the Limits of Democracy: Sitaropoulos and Others v Greece. In: European Public Law 17, 661-674 (2011).
  • Kosovo’s Declaration of Independence and the Creation of a New Legal Order. In: EUI Working Paper 7, 1-26 (2011).
  • A Procedural Approach to the Legitimacy of International Adjudication: Developing Standards of Participation in WTO law. In: German Law Journal 12, 1175-1202 (2011).
  • Naming a State: Disputing Over Symbols of Statehood at the Example of ‘Macedonia’. In: Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law 14, 507-561 (2010).
  • The Greek Constitutional Prohibition of the Establishment of Private Universities from the Perspective of European Union Law [in Greek]. In: The Constitution [To Syntagma] 4/2009, 823-871 (2009).

Presentations

07 Apr 2017

Constitutional Principles in Times of Euro-crisis

Padua, International Conference: European Union and Fundamental Rights in Times of Austerity

30 Mar 2017

Neutrality in Financial-Assistance Conditionality

2017 European Society of International Law Research Forum, The Neutrality of International Law: Myth or Reality?

Granada

23 Mar 2017

The Transformation of Europe: How the EU Economic Constitution Changed during the Eurozone Crisis

ESM, Luxembourg

06 Oct 2016

The Search for a Legal Basis for a European Sovereign Restructuring Mechanism

ESCB Legal Workshop ‘Legal Environment for Government Debt Restructuring’ (invited speaker)

ECB, Frankfurt am Main

07 Sep 2016

The Relationship between Law and the Rule of Law in the EU

UACES, 46th Annual Conference (invited chair discussant)

London, Queen Mary's University

17 Jun 2016

Conditionality and the Transformation of the European Constitution

ICON-S 2016 Conference ‘Borders, Otherness and Public Law’ (co-convener of the panel ‘Conditionality in the Eurozone Crisis’)

Berlin, Humbolt University

25 Nov 2015

Conditionality in EU Law

Kuratorium of the Max Plank Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (selected speaker)

20 Nov 2015

Weak Members and the EU Rule of Law

8th Annual Conference of the Cluster of Excellence ‘The Formation of Normative Orders’ Goethe University (invited speaker)

Frankfurt, Goethe Univerersity

13 Nov 2015

Five President’s Report: from “Transfer” to “Convergence”

Conference ‘More EU to overcome the crisis: What budget, resources, fiscal and borrowing powers for the EU?’

Florence, University of Florence, Polo di Scienze Sociali

07 Nov 2015

The Transformation of the ECB

IKYDA IV Greek-German Conference ‘State Insolvency and the New Role of Central Banks’ (invited speaker)

Thessaloniki, Aristotle University, Faculty of Law

16 Jul 2015

Hellas Zukunft? Greece and Europe after the Referendum

Round Table Discussion at DAI Heidelberg (together with Matthias Goldmann, Prof. Achilles Skordas, and Prof. Armin von Bogdandy)

Heidelberg, DAI

13 Jul 2015

The Euro Summit Agreement on Greece

Referentenbesprechung, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Heidelberg, MPIL

18 Jun 2015

Conditionality in International and European Law

Job Lecture, Hertie School of Governance

Berlin, Hertie School of Governance

16 May 2015

Ο Ρόλος της ΕΚΤ στους Ευρωπαϊκούς Μηχανισμούς Οικονομικής Στήριξης

Δεύτερο Ετήσιο Συνέδριο Ένωσης Ελλήνων Δημοσιολόγων «Επίκαιρα Ζητήματα Δημοσίου Δικαίου»

Thessaloniki

24 Apr 2015

articipation in International Trade Law. How WTO law can Promote Democratic Legitimacy

Conference ‘Freihandel vs. Demokratie’, Junge Wissenschaftler im öffentlichen Recht e.V. und Völkerrechtsblog

Berlin

30 Mar 2015

The new Eurozone Agreement on Greece

Referentenbesprechung, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Heidelberg, MPIL

23 Mar 2015

Conditionally Yours - Eurozone Financial Assistance and the Greek Challenge

Access Europe Lecture Series, University of Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam

09 Jan 2015

Beyond the Standard of Review: Deference Criteria in WTO law and the Case for a Procedural Approach

Final Meeting COST Action 1003 ‘International Law Between Constitutionalization and Fragmentation’

Amsterdam

08 Dec 2014

The Reform of the IMF

Referentenbesprechung, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Heidelberg, MPIL

24 Nov 2014

Systemic Deficiency in the Rule of Law and Weak Institutions

Conference ‘Monitoring and Evaluating Rule of Law in EU Member States‘

Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam

20 Oct 2014

Country-Specific Recommendations and the Long Way to the EU Economic Governance

Referentenbesprechung, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Heidelberg, MPIL

29 Sep 2014

Συστημικά προβλήματα του κράτους δικαίου από την άποψη του δικαίου της ΕΕ

Εκδήλωση της Ένωσης Ελλήνων Δημοσιολόγων (invited speaker)

Athens, Athens Bar Association

04 Aug 2014

Immanuel Kant: Zum ewigen Frieden

Seminar: Aspekte der Rechtsphilosophie Immanuel Kants, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Château du Liebfrauenberg

11 Jul 2014

Systemic Deficiency and Reverse Solange

Conference ‘Enforcing EU Law Against Recalcitrant Member States‘

Berlin, Rule of Law Center, WZB Berlin Social Research Center

07 Jun 2014

Das Recht im Werk von Adam Smith

Max Planck Discussion Group "Fundamentals of Public Law"

Heidelberg, MPIL

30 May 2014

Οι κανόνες ευρωπαϊκής οικονομικής στήριξης και επιτήρησης μετά το Two Pack: Διαφάνεια και δημοκρατία στη νέα οικονομική διακυβέρνηση

Πρώτο Ετήσιο Συνέδριο Ένωσης Ελλήνων Δημοσιολόγων «Θεμελιώδη Δικαιώματα και Θεσμοί στην εποχή της κρίσης»

Athens

15 May 2014

The Single Resolution Mechanism: Concluding the EU Banking Union

Referentenbesprechung, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Heidelberg, MPIL

07 Feb 2014

The New Obscurity: Informality, Intransparency and the Allocation of Responsibilities in the New European Economic Governance

Conference ‘Technocracy and Democracy in Times of Financial Crisis’, International workshop organized by Hubert Heinelt and Jens Steffek

Darmstadt, Technische Universität Darmstadt

17 Feb 2014

TTIP und Demokratie?

Infoveranstaltung des BUND Kaiserslautern zum Freihandelsabkommen zwischen USA und EU

Kaiserslautern

16 Dec 2013

The new EU-Canada Trade Agreement (CETA)

Referentenbesprechung, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Heidelberg, MPIL

11 Oct 2013

International Lending: Managing the Unseen Empire

Conference ‘Managing Empires. Cooperation, Competition, Conflict’, Exzellenzcluster Asien und Europa im globalen Kontext

Heidelberg, University of Heidelberg

19 Aug 2013

EU Governance in the Years of Debt: Regulation 472/2013

Referentenbesprechung, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Heidelberg, MPIL

18 Mar 2013

Case E-16/11 EFTA Surveillance Authority v Iceland

Referentenbesprechung, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Heidelberg, MPIL

18 Feb 2013

International Trade Governance after Doha

Referentenbesprechung, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Heidelberg, MPIL

01 Feb 2013

Standard of Review in WTO Law

Conference ‘Standard of Review of International Courts and Tribunals’, organized by COST Action ‘International Law Between Constitutionalization and Fragmentation’ and the University of Lund

Lund, University of Lund

18 Jun 2012

Participation Rights in WTO Law

Fachbeirat of the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Heidelberg, MPIL

Teaching

SS 2016/2017

WS 2016/2017

Basics of European Union Law

University of Frankfurt, LL.M. Finance

WS 2015/2016

Basics of European Union Law

University of Frankfurt, LL.M. Finance

SS 2014/2015

Strukturwandel des öffentlichen Rechts

University of Frankfurt (together with Prof. Dr. Armin von Bogdandy)

WS 2014/2015

Introduction to the Law of the IMF

University of Heidelberg, seminar

Honours

IKY Scholarship (from 2007 to 2011, awarded after national exams by the Greek State Scholarships Foundation)
George and Marie Vergottis Cambridge Bursary (2007, awarded by the Cambridge European Trust)
IKY Prize (twice, 2001-2002 and 2002-2003, awarded by the Greek State Scholarships Foundation to the 10 best students of the Law Faculty of the National and Kapodestrian University of Athens)