Germany’s shock court ruling against the ECB challenges the stability of the euro zone

The European Central Bank was quick to react, arguing that it follows decisions taken by the European Court of Justice — not national courts. However, the German ruling has sparked an unprecedented legal minefield and has led to new questions about the future of the euro zone.

German court lays down EU law

Court rules that European Central Bank’s 2015 bond-buying program could be illegal.

...and what it means for the future of the EU

This is the most serious challenge to the EU's legal framework we have yet come across. In the UK, the courts operated under the assumption that conflicts between EU and UK law would always be settled on the basis that EU law is supreme.

German Judges Strike Back, Say ECB Isn't Master of Universe ...

Stoppt das Bundesverfassungsgericht die Anleihekäufe?

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