LAwTTIP Working Papers series - ISSN 2533-0942:

The LAwTTIP Working Papers series will collect:

  • the reports of the three joint conferences organised by the participating organisations;
  • the papers submitted by the participants to the two young research workshops and to the three seminar series;
  • other contributions put forward by young researcher intended to contribute to the research on the legal aspect of the TTIP conducted by the network (including paper proposals selected but not included in the joint conferences, if applicable).

The online working papers shall be reviewed by the authors after having been presented and will be evaluated by two members of the working paper series Editorial Board, composed by the LAwTTIP Steering committee and by the other Key staff members. 

Editorial Board:

Prof. Andrea Biondi (King's College London)

Prof. Isabelle Bosse-Platière (Université de Rennes 1)

Prof. Federico Casolari (University of Bologna)

Prof. Giacomo Di Federico (University of Bologna)

Sir Francis Jacobs (King's College London)

Prof. Marc Maresceau (Ghent University)

Prof. Nanette Neuwahl (University of Montreal)

Prof. Cécile Rapoport (Université de Rennes 1)

Prof. Lucia Serena Rossi (University of Bologna)

Prof. Takis Tridimas (King's College London)

Planned Issues:

The LAwTTIP Working Papers will be collected in 9 issues, dealing with:

  1. “Negotiating and implementing TTIP: Institutional and Procedural Issues for the EU” (Rennes, spring 2017, report of the I LAwTTIP Joint Conference);
  2. “TTIP and legal implications for the protection of the EU fundamental rights” (Bologna, fall 2017, papers submitted for the I LAwTTIP seminar series);
  3. “ISDS, Supremacy of EU law and the principle of effective judicial protection” (London, spring 2018, papers submitted for the II LAwTTIP seminar series);
  4. “Legal Impacts of TTIP on EU’s External Relations” (Rennes, spring 2018, papers submitted for the III LAwTTIP seminar series);
  5. “Integrating TTIP into the EU legal order: Threatening or mainstreaming the EU constitutional identity?” (Bologna, spring 2018, report of the II LAwTTIP Joint Conference);
  6. “Investment Protection, TTIP and beyond” (London, fall 2018, papers submitted for the I LAwTTIP Young researchers Workshop);
  7. “Internal and external impacts of TTIP for the EU” (Rennes, spring 2019, papers submitted for the II LAwTTIP Young researchers Workshop);
  8. “ISDS, Supremacy of EU law and Effective Judicial Protection within the context of TTIP” (London, spring 2019, report of the III LAwTTIP Joint Conference);
  9. “TTIP: what lessons to be learned for EU policy makers?” (fall 2019, comprising a summary of the previous working paper issues, the 6 Executive summaries published on LAwTTIP website and the reflection paper collecting the findings of final expert meeting).

‚ÄčThe Editorial Board of the LAwTTIP Working Papers series welcomes the submission of papers for on-line publication (max 20,000 words, incl. footnotes) at

Published Issues:


LAwTTIP Working Paper 2017/1

TTIP and Beyond: Negotiating and Implementing the EU's Free Trade Agreements in an Uncertain Environment  - Isabelle Bosse-Platière & Cécile Rapoport Editors








LAwTTIP Working Paper 2018/1

Protection of EU Fundamental Rights and EU Free Trade Agreements - Lucia Serena Rossi, Federico Casolari Editors








LAwTTIP Working Paper 2018/2

Rights, Values and Trade: Is an Agreement between the EU and the US Still Possible? - Lucia Serena Rossi, Federico Casolari Editors








LAwTTIP Working Paper 2018/3

Beyond TTIP: a new season for EU FTAs? - Andrea Biondi, Giorgia Sangiuolo Editors








LAwTTIP Working Paper 2019/1

Achmea and the Autonomy of the EU Legal Order - Christopher Vajda (Judge at the European Court of Justice)









LAwTTIP Working Paper 2019/2

EU Law, Trade Agreements, and Dispute Resolution Mechanisms: Contemporary Challenges - Andrea Biondi, Giorgia Sangiuolo Editors









LAwTTIP Working Paper 2019/3

CETA and Beyond: Rethinking International Dispute Settlement the 'EU' Way - Andrea Biondi Editor