Pierre Mathijsen

Prof. Pierre Mathijsen

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(PhD Law University of Leiden; MA Economics University of Minnesota) is a member of the Brussels Bar and Managing Partner in Mathijsen law firm. He previously was Director-General for Regional Policy and Director for Competition Policy at the European Commission. He also worked at the European Court of Justice and was member of the Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank. He is Emeritus part-time Professor at PILC-VUB and the Catholic University of Nijmegen. He has been academically active as a Visiting Professor at the University of Michigan Law School and is a member of the Editorial Board of the European Law Review. His publications include the highly successful A Guide to European Union Law (now in its 9th edition, 2007), one of the pioneering works on the European Coal and Steel Community, Le droit de la Communauté Européenne du Charbon et de l’Acier: Une étude des sources (1957), and numerous book chapters and articles in such journals as European Law Review, Irish Journal of European Law, Revue Trimestrielle de Droit européen, Tulane European and Civil Law Forum …