Vrije Universiteit Brussel

 

 
 
 

Tony Joris

 
 

1. Contact address

Prof. Dr. Tony JORIS
Jean Monnet Professor
Director Centre for European Law
Co-director Ll.M. in International and European Law
Erasmus Coordinator
Faculty of Law and Criminology
Room 4B353
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Pleinlaan 2
B-1050 Brussels
Belgium
Tel.: (+32) (0)2/629.26.40
Fax: (+32) (0)2/629.26.37
E-mail: tony.joris@vub.ac.be

 

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2. Academic degrees

PhD. (Law), summa cum laude, VUB, title of doctoral thesis: Steunmaatregelen en het Europees gemeenschapsrecht. Een onderzoek van het communautaire beleid, met bijzondere nadruk op procedure en rechtsbescherming (State aid and European Community law. A study of the Community policy, with special emphasis on procedures and judicial protection), promoter: Prof. M. MARESCEAU (VUB), public defence: 26.4.1994

Master in International and Comparative Law (Ll.M), cum laude, VUB, 16.6.1983

LL.B. (Law), VUB, 8.7.1982

 
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3. Certificates

Post-academic training - Educational professionalisation, VUB, 26-28.9.1985

In-service training, Commission of the European Communities, DG XIX (Budget), 1.11.1983 - 31.3.1984

Certificate “21st Graduate Student Programme”, United Nations Office in Geneva, 11.8.1983 (three weeks)

Certificate “Private International Law”, Hague Academy of International Law, 22.7.1983 (one week)

 
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4. Professional career

Expert, Commission of the European Communities, DG IX (Celex database), 1.4.1984 - 31.1.1986

Assistant to the Faculty of Law and Criminology of the VUB, 1.2.1986 - 31.5.1994

Assistant to the “Program on International and Legal Cooperation” (Ll.M.)(VUB), 1.2.1986 - 30.9.1994

Guest speaker and then guest Professor at the School of Law of The University of Georgia, Athens-Georgia-USA, invited by Prof. G.M. WILNER, Executive Director of the Dean Rusk Centre and Director of “Graduate Legal Studies”, 1988-2004

Professor to the “Programme on European Leisure Studies” (VUB), 1991-2000

Member of the Legal Service of the VUB, 1.4.1993 - 30.9.1993

Doctor-assistant to the Faculty of Law and Criminology of the VUB, 1.6.1994 - 30.9.1994

Assistant Director of the “Program on International and Legal Cooperation” (Ll.M.)(VUB), 1.10.1994 - 30.9.2008

Professor of Law and Doctor-assistant to the Faculty of Law and Criminology of the VUB, 1.10.1994 - 30.10.1995

Jean Monnet Chairholder, since 1.10.1994. Title of the Chair: “Europees Unierecht” (European Union Law)

Professor to the “Brussels Seminar on the Law and Institutions of the European Union”, organised by Prof. G.M. WILNER, Executive Director of the Dean Rusk Centre and Director of “Graduate Legal Studies”, The University of Georgia, in collaboration with the Centre for European Law (VUB) (since 2004) and the Institut d’études européennes (Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)), 1995 - 2009

Professor of Law to the Faculty of Law and Criminology of the VUB (full-time), since 1.11.1995

Guest lecturer at the School of International and Political Studies, University of Technology, Swinburne-Australia, yearly in Brussels (1997-2000)

Guest Professor to the School of Law of the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1998-2000

Partner in the Tempus project “Regional Administrative Training Centre”, VSB-Technical University Ostrava, Ostrava - Czech Republic, 1.11.1999 - 31.10.2001

Director of the Centre for European Law of the Faculty of Law and Criminology of the VUB, since 2003

Guest Professor at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia, Riga-Latvia, 4-8.6.2003

Erasmus Coordinator of the Faculty of Law and Criminology of the VUB, since 29.9.2003

Co-promoter of the Own Initiative Project “Birzeit University Institute of Law towards a Peaceful Future (Palestinian Territories)”, sponsored by the Flemish Inter-university Council, 15.6.2004-14.6.2008

Co-director of the "Program on International and Legal Cooperation" (Ll.M.) (VUB)

 
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5. Present academic activities

Professor of Law to the Faculty of Law and Criminology of the VUB (full-time)

Jean Monnet Chairholder. Title of the Chair: “Europees Unierecht” (European Community Law)

Director of the Centre for European Law of the Faculty of Law and Criminology of the VUB

Co-Director of the “Program on International and Legal Cooperation” (Ll.M.) (VUB)

Erasmus Coordinator of the Faculty of Law and Criminology of the VUB

Promoter of several doctoral theses (see also under 7) Up

 

6. Research Activities

Doctoral thesis (PhD.): "Steunmaatregelen en het Europees gemeenschapsrecht. Een onderzoek van het communautaire beleid, met bijzondere nadruk op procedure en rechtsbescherming" (State aid and European Community law. A study of the Community policy, with special emphasis on procedures and judicial protection)

Research project 1.1.1988 - 31.12.1996 (sponsored by the Research Council of the VUB): Recente tendenzen in de rechtspraak van het Hof van Justitie van de Europese Gemeenschappen op het vlak van de rechtsbescherming (Recent developments in the case law of the Court of Justice of the European Communities in the field of judicial protection)

Research project 1.1.1997 - 31.12.2000 (sponsored by the Research Council of the VUB): "Differentiatie en het recht van de Europese Unie: van de Europese Gemeenschap over de Europese Unie naar de 1996 Intergouvernementele Conferentie en verder" (Differentiation and the law of the European Union: from the European Community over the European Union to the 1996 Intergovernmental Conference and beyond) - with full-time researcher Mrs. M. NAJJAR

Research project 1.1.2000 - 31.12.2005 (sponsored by the Research Council of the VUB): "Rechtsbescherming door en tegen de Europese Unie" (Judicial protection by and against the European Union) - with full-time researcher Mr. J. UYTTERHAEGEN

Research project 1.1.2001 - 31.12.2004 (sponsored by the Research Council of the VUB): Het acquis communautaire van de Europese Unie. Een kritische retrospectieve en prospectieve analyse van de constitutie van de Europese Unie en haar evolutie van uniformiteit naar flexibiliteit (The acquis communautaire of the European Union. A critical retrospective and prospective analysis of the constitution of the European Union and its evolution from uniformity to flexibility) - with full-time researcher Mr. P. PAEPE

Research project 1.1.2006-31.8.2010 (sponsored by the Flemish Fund for Scientific Research): The European Community as a collective member of the World Trade Organisation. A legal analysis of the internal institutional mechanisms on the basis of which the European Community acts within the World Trade Organisation - with full-time researcher Mrs. A. SERDAREVIC and Mr. J. VANDENBERGHE

 
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7. Doctoral theses (promoter, or chair or member of the doctoral committee)

Member of the committee for the doctoral thesis of Mrs. D. HILDEBRAND, title of the thesis: EC competition rules and the role of economic analyses, promoter: Prof. T. OTTERVANGER (VUB), public defence VUB: 18.5.1998

External member of the committee for the doctoral thesis of Mrs. I. CROIZIER, title of the thesis: "La Communauté européenne et le soutien public des entreprises en difficulté" (The European Community and State Aid to companies in difficulty), promoter: Prof. C. FLAESCH-MOUGIN (Université de Rennes, Rennes-France), public defence Rennes: 9.6.2000

Member of the committee for the doctoral thesis of Mr. D. MERCKX, title of the thesis: "Naar een geïntegreerd repressief recht op basis van een sanctiespectrum - Sanctiemogelijkheden inzake economische criminaliteit in rechtsvergelijkend perspectief" (Sanctions in case of economic criminality), promoters: Prof. B. DE SCHUTTER and Prof. M. MARESCEAU (VUB), public defence VUB: 18.9.2002

Chair of the committee for the doctoral thesis of Mr. F. MILHEM, title of the thesis: “The Origins and Evolution of the Palestinian Sources of Law”, promoter: Prof. E. FRANCKX (VUB), co-promoters: Prof. Dr. A. BEIRLAEN (VUB) and Prof. Dr. C. MANSOUR (Université de Paris), public defence: 16.12.2004

External member of the committee for the doctoral thesis of Mr. P.C. ADRIAANSE, title of the thesis: “Handhaving van EG-recht in situaties van onrechtmatige staatssteun” (Enforcement of EC-Law in cases of unlawful State aid), promoters: Prof. J.A. WINTER and Prof. H.J. DE RU (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VUA) - The Netherlands), public defence VUA: 17.2.2006

Member of the committee for the doctoral thesis of Mr. K. VAN DEN BOSSCHE, title of the thesis: Regulating access to waters and resources under the European common fisheries policy. An incremental move towards the international legal framework, promoter: Prof. Dr. E. FRANCKX (VUB), public defence VUB: 27.4.2009

Promoter of the doctoral thesis of Mrs. A. HESHAM, subject: Merger control in developed and emerging economies: the case of Egypt, VUB, since 4.2009 (Erasmus Mundus scholarship till 1.2012)

Promoter of the doctoral thesis of Mr. L. PRETE, subject: EU infringement proceedings against Member States, VUB, since 12.2009

Promoter of the doctoral thesis of Mrs. S. FATIMA, subject: An enquiry into the efficiency of Competition Act 2010 of Pakistan based on a comparison with the European Union competition rules, VUB, since 9.2010 (Erasmus Mundus scholarship)

Promoter of the doctoral thesis of Mrs. H. MAMPAEY, subject: “De exclusieve bevoegdheid van de Europese Unie inzake buitenlandse directe belastingen” (Foreign direct investment: an exclusive competence of the European Union),VUB, since 10.2010

Promoter of the doctoral thesis of S. VAN DER JEUGHT, subject: Conflicting language policy in the European Union and the EU Member States, since 6.2011

Promoter of the doctoral thesis of Mr. F. EGGERMONT, title of the thesis: "The Changing Role of the European Council in the Institutional Framework of the European Union, Consequences for the European Integration Process", public defence VUB: 7.11.2011

Promoter of the doctoral thesis of Mrs. A. SERDAREVIC, title of the thesis: "The European Union as a collective actor in the World Trade Organisation. An analysis based on the principles of transparancy, accountability, legitimacy and democracy", public defense VUB: 14.11.2011

Member of the advisory committee for the doctoral thesis of Mrs. C. BUTS, title of the thesis: Contributions on the economics of State aid, promoter: Prof. Dr. M. JEGERS (VUB), public defence VUB: 4.5.2012

External member of the advisory committee for the doctoral thesis of Mrs. L. VAN DEN BROECK, title of the thesis: “Rechtvaardigingsgronden voor indirecte discriminatie op grond van nationaliteit: Theorie en praktijk van de door de EU-lidstaten ingeroepen rechtvaardigingsgronden en hun slaagkansen in het personen- en diensten verkeer” (Justification grounds for indirect discrimination on the basis of nationality), promoter: Prof. Dr. I. GOVAERE (Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium), Ghent University, ongoing

 
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8. Publications

T. JORIS, “De Europese begroting”, in Europa in vogelvlucht, Brussel, BRT, Open School, 23 (The European budget)

T. JORIS and L. VENY, “Bijkomende inschrijvingsgelden voor buitenlandse studenten. Welke wetgeving is van toepassing?”, R.W., 1987-1988, 735 (“Minerval”)

T. JORIS, “Ten onrechte uitgekeerde steun: België en het EEG-recht”, R.W., 1987-1988, 975 (illegal State aid: Belgium and EEC-law)

T. JORIS, “Het Hof van Justitie van de Europese Gemeenschappen en het vrije verkeer van Turkse werknemers: de zaak Demirel”, T.V.R., March-April 1988, 3 (the Court of Justice of the European Communities and the free movement of Turkish workers in the European Community: the Demirel case)

T. JORIS and M. PALLEMAERTS, “EG-vogelrichtlijn: wordt de uitzondering de regel?”, T.B.P., 1988, 449 (directive on bird protection: is the exception becoming the rule?)

T. JORIS et M. PALLEMAERTS, “Directive européenne sur la protection des oiseaux: l'exception devient-elle la règle?” (directive on bird protection: is the exception becoming the rule?; translation by the translation-office of the Court of Justice of the European Communities)

T. JORIS, “La Cour de Justice des Communautés européennes et la libre circulation des travailleurs: l'affaire Demirel”, Revue du droit des étrangers, May-June 1988, 88 (the Court of Justice of the European Communities and the free movement of Turkish workers in the European Community: the Demirel case)(translation)

T. JORIS, review in T.P.R., Nr. 2, 1988, of the book Relations extérieures de la Communauté européenne et marché intérieur: aspects juridiques et fonctionnels, edited by DEMARET, P., Bruxelles, Story-Scientia, 1988 (external relations of the European Community and the internal market: legal and functional aspects)

T. JORIS and L. VENY, De richtlijn van 21 december 1988 betreffende een algemeen stelsel van onderlinge erkenning van hoger-onderwijsdiploma's en haar impact op het Belgisch positief recht, report for Ms. LIZIN, Belgian Minister for Europe 1992, June 1989, 91 p. (+ annex)(mutual recognition of diplomas)

T. JORIS and L. VENY, “De erkenningsrichtlijn, een stap voorwaarts in de richting van het vrije verkeer van personen?”, R.W., 1989-1990, 521 (idem)

S. GUTWIRTH and T. JORIS, “Electronic Funds Transfer and the consumer. The “Soft Law” approach in the European Community and Australia”, International and Comparative Law Quarterly, April 1991, 265

T. JORIS, “België en de Europese Gemeenschappen: geen goede partners wat onrechtmatige steun aan ondernemingen betreft”, R.W., 1991-1992, 435 (Belgium and the European Communities: no good partners as to illegal State aid)

T. JORIS, “Illegale steun aan ondernemingen: de bevoegdheden van de nationale rechter en van de Commissie”, T.B.P., 1992, 683 (illegal State aid - powers of the national courts and the Commission of the European Communities)

T. JORIS, “Zaak C-169/84, COFAZ vs. Commission of the European Communities”, SEW, 1992, 779 (appeal before the Court of Justice of the European Communities against a decision of the Commission of the European Communities allowing Dutch aid to the producers of fertilisers)(annotation)

T. JORIS, “Zaak C-294/90, British Aerospace and Rover vs. Commission of the European Communities”, SEW, 1993, 698 (appeal before the Court of Justice of the European Communities against a decision of the Commission of the European Communities prohibiting British aid to British Aerospace and Rover)(annotation)

T. JORIS and F. TUYTSCHAEVER, “Rechtbescherming in anti-dumpingzaken”, in Liber Amicorum P. DE VROEDE, Antwerpen, Kluwer, 1994, 917 (judicial protection in anti-dumping cases)

T. JORIS, “Az Európai Közösségek állami segélypolitikája, különös tekintettel az ipar bizonyos szektoraire”, in A Magyar-EK Társulási Megállapodás végrehajtása: jogi és szabályozási kérdések, c. projekt anyagai, 9. füzet, OMILL, Budapest, 1994, 17 (the State aid policy of the European Community, with special emphasis on certain sectors of industry)(translation)

T. JORIS, Nationale steunmaatregelen en het Europees gemeenschapsrecht. Een onderzoek van het communautaire beleid, met bijzondere nadruk op procedure en rechtsbescherming, Antwerpen, MAKLU, 1994, 873 p. (State aid and European Community Law. A study of the Community policy, with special emphasis on procedures and judicial protection)

T. JORIS, “Steunmaatregelen en het Europees gemeenschapsrecht. Een onderzoek van het communautaire beleid, met bijzondere nadruk op procedure en rechtsbescherming”, nieuw tijdschrift van de vrije universiteit Brussel, 1995/1, 59 (State aid and European Community Law. A study of the Community policy, with special emphasis on procedures and judicial protection) (summary of doctoral thesis)

T. JORIS, “Zaak C-188/92, TWD Textilwerke Deggendorf GmbH vs. Bundesminister für Wirtschaft”, SEW, 1995, 360 (preliminary ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Communities on the relation between the action for annulment (article 173 EC) and the preliminary ruling (article 177 EC))(annotation)

T. JORIS, “Zaak C-135/93, Spanje vs. Commissie”, SEW, 1997, 60 (appeal before the Court of Justice of the European Communities against the Community framework on State aid to the car industry)(annotation)

T. JORIS, Europese Basisteksten, derde geheel herziene uitgave, Antwerpen, MAKLU, 2000, 677 p. (Basis European Texts)

T. JORIS, review in R.W., 2002-2003, 359, of the book HESSEL, B. en NEVEN, A., Staatssteun en EG-Recht, Deventer, Kluwer, 2001 (State aid and EC law)

T. JORIS, “Staatssteun aan Beaulieu-Kunststoffen. Het doek is gevallen”, in Ceci n’est pas un juriste ... mais un ami. Liber Amicorum Bart De Schutter, Brussel, VUBPRESS, 2003, 167 (Belgian aid case)

T. JORIS, a.o. (eds.), Ceci n’est pas un juriste ... mais un ami. Liber Amicorum Bart De Schutter, Brussel, VUBPRESS, 2003, 398 p.

T. JORIS, “De impliciete goedkeuring van staatssteun”, T.B.P., 2003, 480 (State aid deemed to have been authorised by the European Commission)

T. JORIS, review in R.W., 2003-2004, 1742, of the book LUJA, R.H.C., Assessment and Recovery of Tax Incentives in the EC and the WTO: A View on State Aids, Trade Subsidies and Direct Taxation, Antwerpen, Intersentia, 2003

T. JORIS, a.o. (eds.), Formation des notaires européennes, Le notaire dans l’espace juridique européen, Bruxelles, CNUE, 2005, 118 p. (report)

T. JORIS, Europese Basisteksten, vierde geheel herziene uitgave, Antwerpen, MAKLU, 2005, 934 p. (Basis European Texts)

T. JORIS, "Belastingmaatregelen en staatssteun. Van coördinatiecentra naar notionele interestaftrek", TBM, 2/2007, 34-53 (Tax measures and State aid)

T. JORIS, Europese Basisteksten, vijfde geheel herziene uitgave, Antwerpen, MAKLU, 2008 (Basis European Texts)

J. VANDENBERGHE and T. JORIS, "De bescherming van de grondrechten in Europa, het Verdrag van Lissabon en het Ierse referendum: een stand van zaken", TBP, 2008/8, 459 (the protection of fundamental rights in Europe, the Treaty of Lisbon en the Irish referendum: state of affairs)

T. JORIS (ed.), The International Fight Against Terrorism. A Colloquium on the Prospects for Further Cooperation Between the European Union and the United States (Athens, Georgia, April 13-14, 2007)", Lake Mary, Vandeplas Publishing, 2008, 222 p.

T. JORIS and J. VANDENBERGHE, “The Council of Europe and the European Union: natural partners or uneasy bedfellows?”, Columbia Journal of European Law, Vol. 15 Issue 1, Winter 2008/2009, 1

T. JORIS, “België en het Europees staatssteunbeleid in 2007 en 2008”; accepted for publication in TBM, 1/2009 (Belgium and the EC-policy on State aid in 2007 en 2008)

P. ADRIAANSE en T. JORIS, “Een bespreking van het arrest CELF II (zaak C-1/09)", Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Europees recht, 2010, 238-244 (Analysis of judgment CELF II (case C-1/09))

T. JORIS, “De zaak Feryn: een voorbeeld van directe discriminatie op grond van etnische afkomst”, Publiekrechtelijke Kronieken, 2010, 475-498 (The case Feryn: an example of direct discrimination on the basis of ethnic origin)

C. BUTS, M. JEGERS and T. JORIS, “Determinants of the European Commission’s State Aid Decisions”, Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, 2011, 399-426

T. JORIS and S. VAN DER JEUGHT, “Tien jaar financiële sancties in de Europese inbreukprocedure ex artikel 260, lid 2 VWEU. Tijd voor een stand van zaken”, Sociaal-economische Wetgeving, november 2010, 432-443 (Financial sanctions imposed upon EU-Member States for violations of European Community law)

J. DERENNE, C. KACZMAREK (rapporteurs) and T. JORIS (co-rapporteur), “Belgium”, in Enforcement of EU State Aid Law at National Level 2010. Reports from the 27 Member States, J. DERENNE, A. MÜLLER-RAPPARD and C. KACZMAREK (eds.), Berlin, Lexxion, 2010, 31-50

T. JORIS, “Europa en de Belgische coördinatiecentra. Een tussentijdse balans van een complexe, maar vermijdbare saga”, in Gericht op mededinging/Consacré à la concurrence. In honorem Bernard van de Walle de Ghelcke, P. Wytinck (ed.), Maklu, Antwerpen-Apeldoorn, 2011, 41-61 (Europe and the Belgian coordination centres)

T. JORIS, Europese Basisteksten, zesde geheel herziene uitgave, Antwerpen, Maklu, 2011 (Basic European Texts, Sixth Edition)

C. BUTS, M. JEGERS and T. JORIS, “Determinants of the European Commission’s State Aid Decisions”, Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, 4/2011, 399-426

T. JORIS, “The Concept of an “Economic Unit” in State Aid Matters and the Deggendorf Principle”, European State Aid Law Quarterly 1/2012: 149-162

C. BUTS, T. JORIS and M. JEGERS, “State Aid Policy in the EU Member States – It’s a Different Game They Play”, European State Aid Law Quarterly 2/2013, 330-340

T. JORIS, The European Economic Area and State Aid, in The European Union in the World. Essays in Honour of Marc Maresceau, I. GOVAERE, E. LANNON, P. VAN ELSUWEGE and S. ADAM (eds.), Leiden, Martinus Nijhoff, 2014, 417-440

T. JORIS, Europese Basisteksten, zevende geheel herziene uitgave, Antwerpen, Maklu, 2014 (Basic European Texts, Seventh Edition)

 
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