Op-Ed: “AG Hogan’s Opinion in Avis 1/19 regarding the Istanbul Convention” by Merijn Chamon
This Op-Ed will comment on Advocate General (AG) Hogan’s Opinion in Opinion procedure 1/19 regarding the Istanbul Convention. Of course, an Op-Ed does not allow for a fully-fledged analysis and will therefore limit itself to discussing the main points and flagging up the more remarkable findings in the AG’s Opinion. For the same reason, the political dimension to the ratification of the Istanbul Convention will not be covered either, and this Op-Ed will focus purely on the legal issues raised by the Convention.
Considering the constraints of space, the context of and background to Opinion procedure 1/19 will not be repeated here. Readers are instead directed to the earlier EU Law Live Insight published on the occasion of the oral