What To Expect From The European Commission

Law360, New York (February 19, 2010, 3:25 PM EST) -- Following an extended period of uncertainty, all 27 member states have ratified the Lisbon Treaty; it entered into force on Dec. 1, 2009. This major development spurred the selection of a new European Commission — the subject of this article.

On Feb. 9, the European Parliament confirmed the appointment of the 27 commissioners nominated by President José Manuel Barroso to serve for a five-year term, following tough January hearings before members of the Parliament (MEPs).

Although predicting the future is a hazardous endeavor, we believe that...
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