Counterfeiting the Single European Currency (Euro): Towards the Federalization of Enforcement in the European Union?
8 Colum. J. Eur. L. 151 (2002) J.A.E. Vervaele. Professor in economic and financial criminal law, Law Faculty, Utrecht University and Professor at the College of Europe/Bruges. A SINGLE EUROPEAN CURRENCY AND ENFORCEMENT IN THE EU The introduction of the single European currency (euro) is a crucial landmark in the history of European integration. Indeed, as of January 1, 1999, the euro unit and the national currency units have become units of the same currency; the euro countries have ceased to have monetary jurisdiction and have become dependent on the measures ordered by the European Central Bank (ECB). On January […]