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Constantine Stephanou

Professor of International & European Economic Law
 
Director, European Centre of Economic & Financial Law (ECEFIL) 
 
Member of the Governing Council of Panteion University

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Panteion University
136, Sygrou Avenue; 176 71 Athens
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DESKoi 
Office:
C8

 

Biographical Note

Constantine Stephanou has studied law and international relations at the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International Studies. In 1980 he earned a Doctoral Degree in Law with distinction from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Since 1999 he is Full Professor at the Department of International and European Studies of Panteion University, holder of the 1st Jean Monnet Chair in European Law & Institutions. From 1999 to 2007 he served as Director of the Master’s Program in International and European Studies at the same department and from 2007 to 2009 as Director of the Institute of International Relations, affiliated with Panteion University. He is the founding Director of the European Centre of Economic & Financial Law established in 2010 (www.ecefil.eu).

He has also served as visiting professor / teaching associate at French universities (Nice, Grenoble, Bordeaux, Paris II), as well as the Universities of Utah, Madrid (Alcala de Henares), the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and currently at the European Institute of the University of Geneva (IEUG). He has participated as external referee for the assessment of numerous theses in foreign universities and for the appointment of a Professor of European Law at EUI, Florence.

As a practising lawyer he has served with SIFIDA in Geneva (1973-74) and the Bank of Crete (1975-81). He has also served as Vice-President of the Commercial Bank of Greece (1996-2000) and since 2001 in various positions at the Hellenic Banks Association (HBA) and is currently a member of its legal council.

He has also acted as adviser to the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs during the four Greek presidencies of the Council and the five Intergovernmental Conferences (IGCs) for the revision of the founding treaties.

Research areas: Economic Regulation, EU Governance, EU Policies.

Courses taught

Undergraduate

History, Structure and Process of the EU

International Economic Law

EU Policies I: The Single European Market and Flanking Policies

Graduate

International Trade and Anti-subsidies Law

Transnational Corporations and FDI Regime

European Governance 

List of English and French language publications


Selected Publications

European Integration

Βooks

  • Réformes et mutations de l´Union européenne, Bruxelles, Bruylant (coll. Axes), 1997. Préface de R. Toulemon, Président AFEUR.
  • European Integration, Athens, 6th edition, A. Sakkoulas, 2002 (Greek)
  • The Legal System of the European Union, Athens, Nomiki Bibliothiki, 2015 (Greek)

    Editor / co-editor:

  •  European Integration, Athens, 6th edition, A. Sakkoulas, 2002 (Greek)
  •  La Communauté européenne et ses Etats membres dans les enceintes internationales, Paris, PUF (coll.IDPD), 1985.
  •  Les relations inter-européennes (en co-direction avec L.Balmond, M.Torrelli), Paris, PUF (coll.IDPD), 1990.
  •  Adjusting to EU Enlargement. Recurring Issues in a New Setting, Cheltenham U.K., Edward Elgar, 2006.
  •  Intercultural Dialogue and Citizenship. Translating Values into Actions (co-edited with L. Bekemans, M. Karasinska-Fendler, M. Mascia, A. Papisca, P. Xuereb), Venice, Marsilio, 2007.
  •  International Debt: Economic, Financial, Monetary, Political and Regulatory Aspects, Basingstoke (co-edited with O. Hieronymi), Palgrave, 2013.

Articles

  • “La réforme de la Communauté européenne”, in Torrelli, M. (dir.), Les grands dossiers de la Communauté européenne, Convergences et divergences franco- helléniques, Paris, PUF, Coll. IDPD, 1986, 157.
  • “Identité et citoyenneté européennes”, Revue du Marché Commun No. 343, janvier 1991, 30.
  • Rapport grec in Masclet / Maus (dir.), Les constitutions nationales à l’épreuve de l’Europe, Paris, La Documentation française, 1993, 137.
  • “Conséquences politiques et institutionnelles de l’élargissement de la CE” in A. Amato & F. Prausello (cur.), L’Unione europea di fronte alle sfide dell’allargamento, Bari, AUSE/Cacucci, 1994, 79.
  • “L’Union européenne et les analogies fédérale et confédérale. Réflexions dans la perspective de la CIG de 1996” in “La réforme institutionnelle de 1996: les enjeux”, numéro spécial Revue des affaires européennes 1995, no.1, 83.
  • “La méthode communautaire et ses limites”, in D. Sidjanski (dir.), L’Union européenne à la lumière du fédéralisme suisse, Genève, Georg (coll. Institut européen de l’Université de Genève), 1996, 84.
  • Τhe Legal Nature of the European Union”, in N. Emiliou, & D. O’Keeffe (eds.), Legal Aspects of Integration in the European Union, London – The Hague, Kluwer, 1997, 171.
  • “Models for the institutional structure of the Union” in European Commission, Papers of the Symposium of Jean Monnet Chairs on the 1996 Intergovernmental Conference, Brussels 6 &7 May 1996, Luxemburg, Office for Official Publications of the EC, 1997, 91.
  • “Grèce” (avec A. Passas), in J. Rideau (dir.), Les Etats membres de l’Union européenne. Adaptations, mutations, résistances, Paris, LGDJ, 1997, 239.
  • “L’Union européenne et la souveraineté des Etats membres”, in Mélanges Valticos, Paris, Pédone, 1999, 355.
  • “L’identité européenne et les identités nationales”, in G.-F. Dumont (dir.), Les racines de l´identité européenne, Paris, Economica, 1999, 252.
  • “Le grand dessein. Justification de la construction européenne à l’aube du XXIe siècle”,  in Bussière / Dumoulin / Trausch (dir.), Europa. L’idée et l’identité européenne, de l’Antiquité grecque au XXIe siècle, Fondation Mercator et Fundacion Academica de Yuste, 2001, 343.
  • “Identité européenne : Influences nationales et post-nationales” in N. Scandamis (dir.), Facteurs culturels dans l’action normative de Union européenne, Athènes / Bruxelles, Ant. Sakkoulas /Bruylant, 2002, 61.
  • “La nouvelle gouvernance européenne. Bilan et perspectives”, Cahiers de droit européen, 2006, nos.5-6, 581.
  • “Le principe d’égalité statutaire des Etats” in « Le droit de l’Union européenne en principes », Liber Amicorum en l’honneur de Jean Raux, Paris, Editions Apogée / PUF, 2006, 373.
  • “Regulatory Adjustment in the Wider Europe Area” in C. Stephanou (ed.), Adjusting to EU Enlargement. Recurring Issues in a New Setting, Cheltenham U.K., Edward Elgar, 2006, 109.
  • “Conclusion” in E. Lannon & J. Lebullenger (dir.), Les défis d’une adhésion de la Turquie à l’Union européenne, Bruxelles, Bruylant, 2006, 307.  
  • “The EU’s Enlargement and Euro-Mediterranean Relations” (with D.K. Xenakis), in F. Prausello (ed.), Sustainable Development and Adjustment in the Mediterranean Countries Following the EU Enlargement, Milano, Franco Angeli, 2006, 117.
  • “Governing a Multicultural Europe: Policy Challenges and Responses” (with I. Nicolacopoulou) in L. Bekemans, M. Karasinska-Fendler, M.Mascia, A. Papisca, C. Stephanou, P. Xuereb, Intercultural Dialogue and Citizenship. Translating Values into Actions, Venice, Marsilio, 2007, 185.
  • « La Politique européenne des Etats membres de taille moyenne: le cas de la Grèce » in Ch. Franck (ed.) Neuf parmi Vingt-Sept. Politiques europeennes des Etats membres de taille moyenne, Diplomatische Akademie Wien, Favorita Papers No. 02/2008, 2008, 43.
  • “Multilateral Designs in the EU’s External Relations: The Eastern Partnership and the Union for the Mediterranean” Koz-Gazdasag 2010 No. 3, Special Issue, Budapest, Corvinus University.
  • “La solidarité financière et la contractualisation de la gouvernance économique”, Annuaire de droit de l’Union européenne 2011, p. 69-89.
  • “Building firewalls: EU responses to the sovereign debt crisis” in O. Hieronymi & C.A. Stephanou (eds.), International Debt: Economic, Financial, Monetary, Political and Regulatory Aspects, Basingstoke, Palgrave, 2013, p. 127-158.
  • “The road towards Fiscal Union” in G. Amato, M. Frendo & G. Napolitano (eds.), The New Economic Governance of Europe – EPLO Meeting, Malta 20-21 July 2012, EPLO Publications, 2014.
  • “L’union bancaire. Les nouveaux mécanismes de prévention et de gestion des crises bancaires”, Annuaire de droit de l’Union européenne 2014, p. 25-64.

International and Comparative Law

Βooks

 

  •   The New Law of the Sea (co-edited with Ch. Rozakis), Amsterdam, North Holland, 1983.
  • Conflicts of Economic Sovereignty, Athens- Thessaloniki, P. Sakkoulas Bros., 1986 (Greek)

Articles

  • “La compétence internationale des Etats en matière de réglementation des pratiques commerciales restrictives”, Revue hellénique de droit international, 1975, 243.
  • “Le Code des Nations Unies sur les pratiques commerciales restrictives”, Revue hellénique de droit international, 1981, 21.
  • “A European perception of the attitude of the United States at the final stage of UNCLOS III with respect to the exploitation of the Deep Sea-Bed” in Ch. Rozakis & C. Stephanou, The New Law of the Sea, Amsterdam, North Holland, 1983, 259.
  • “Chypre et Malte : Le problème des garanties internationales”, in Observatoire stratégique méditerranéen, Sécurité et désarmement et flanc sud de l’Alliance Atlantique, Nice, L’Europe en formation, 1986, 123.
  • “La nouvelle législation hellénique sur le transfert de technologie et son articulation avec le droit communautaire” Revue hellénique de droit international, 1989-90, 169.
  • “Le différend gréco-turc sur le plateau continental de la mer Egée”, in Observatoire stratégique méditerranéen, Les îles et la sécurité en Méditerrannée, Nice, L’Europe en formation, 1991, 121.
  • “Conclusions générales” in Ruiz-Fabri H. et al. (dir.), L’effectivité des organisations internationales, Paris, Pédone, 2000, 329.

International Relations

  • “La Grèce et les Etats balkaniques”, in Observatoire stratégique méditerranéen, OTAN : Flan Nord – Flan Sud. Les perceptions de la menace, Nice, L’Europe en formation, 1987, 55.
  • “Vers un nouvel équilibre européen” in L. Balmond, C. Stephanou, M. Torrelli (dir.), Les relations inter-européennes, Paris, PUF (coll. IDPD), 1990, 62.
  • “The EC factor in the Greece-Turkey-Cyprus triangle” (with Ch. Tsardanidis) in D. Constas (ed.), The Greek-Turkish Conflict in the 1990s, Basingstoke, Macmillan, 1991, 207
  • “The Stability Pact for Southeastern Europe”, World Affairs Vol. 3, No. 4, 1999, 52.
  • “Gouvernance économique mondiale: Quelques éléments novateurs” in Académie de la Paix et de la Sécurite Internationale, Gouvernance et sécurité internationale, Principales communications, Monaco, 2001, 59.
  • “La Grèce et la Méditerranée orientale: passé, présent, futur” in L’Europe et la Méditerranée, Actes de la VIème Chaire Glaverbel d’études européennes 2000-2001”, Bruxelles etc., P.I.E./ Peter Lang, 2001, 125.
  • Greek Foreign Policy