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Kadi: One Year On

As my first post I thought it appropriate to reflect on the September 2008 Kadi judgment of the ECJ, in which the Court held an EC Regulation to be in violation of fundamental rights.[i] What was fundamental to Kadi was that the EC Regulation at issue directly transposed a Chapter VII Security Council Resolution dealing with counter-terrorism. This case remains topical; not only is Kadi now back on the blacklist, but also the recent CFI case of El Morabit (see our coverage here) reminds us that this remains a hot topic.[ii] The facts of Kadi are well known now and…