Trust and the Law in the European Union

17 Pages Posted: 1 Sep 2020

Date Written: June 30, 2020


The principle of trust is assuming increasing importance in the case law of the European Court of Justice. But what does trust mean? Should we consider the European Union itself to be trustworthy? If not, how might the situation be retrieved?

Keywords: European Union, European Court of Justice, European Commission, Trust

JEL Classification: K 19

Suggested Citation

Arnull, Anthony Michael, Trust and the Law in the European Union (June 30, 2020). Available at SSRN: or

Anthony Michael Arnull (Contact Author)

University of Birmingham ( email )

Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT
United Kingdom

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