16/09/2022 ▪ Visit to the European Court of Human Rights

A delegation from the EFTA Court, headed by the President of the Court, Páll Hreinsson, Judge Bernd Hammermann, and the Registrar of the Court, Ólafur Jóhannes Einarsson, visited the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg the 15th of September 2022.

06/10/2022

On 6 October 2022, President Robert Spano will give a speech at 16:30 on the subject of "The EEA Agreement, the ECHR and the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights – A Multifaceted Relationship?"

29/07/2022

Judgment in English in Case E-3/22 - EFTA Surveillance Authority v Iceland, delivered in open Court on 29 July 2022.

29/07/2022

Judgment in English and in Icelandic in Case E-5/21 - Anna Bryndís Einarsdóttir v ríkissjóður Íslands, delivered in open Court on 29 July 2022.

29/07/2022

Judgment in English and Norwegian in Case E-2/22 - A v Arbeids- og velferdsdirektoratet, delivered in open Court on 29 July 2022.

16/06/2022

The EFTA Court has made a Decision on participation in oral hearings via video conference equipment. Following the experience of remote oral hearings during the Covid pandemic from early 2020, the Court decided to allow for a voluntary participation in oral hearings via video conference equipment in certain cases and under certain circumstances. The Decision is valid for two years and will be reviewed in 2024. It enters into force on 1 August 2022 and applies to all cases pending before the Court on that day.

01/06/2022

Judgment in Case E-4/21 - SÝN hf. v EFTA Surveillance Authority, delivered in open Court on 1 June 2022.

08/03/2022 ▪ Annual Report 2021

The Report covers the period from 1 January to 31 December 2021 and contains the decisions rendered during that period as well as an overview of other activities of the Court.

EFTA Court Newsletter

Introduction

The EFTA Court fulfils the judicial function within the EFTA system, interpreting the Agreement on the European Economic Area with regard to the EFTA States party to the Agreement. At present those EFTA States are Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway ...

Members & Staff

Páll Hreinsson

President

Per Christiansen

Judge

Bernd Hammermann

Judge

Ólafur Jóhannes Einarsson

Registrar

Contact

EFTA Court

1 Rue du Fort Thüngen, L-1499 Luxembourg

For inquiries, please send an email to eftacourt@eftacourt.int.