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Vicky Marissen is Partner at EPPA, a consultancy firm. She has a legal background and has been active in EU Public Affairs for 20 years. Over this period she has built up expertise and experience with regard to comitology and delegated acts and EU decision-making procedures in general. Besides her expertise on the subject, Vicky is recognized as a good pedagogue and trainer, able to communicate clearly and transfer know-how on complex topics. She is also Visiting Professor at the College of Europe, Bruges on Secondary legislation. She co-authored two books: the ‘New practical guide to the EU labyrinth’ and ‘the Handbook on EU secondary legislation’.

Current position: Partner at EPPA

Previous professional affiliations: CLAN Public Affairs, European Training Institute

Education: Master European Law, Institut d’Etudes Européennes (Université Libre de Bruxelles); Law degree, University of Antwerp

Other professional activities: tutor module ‘European Lobbying’ at EDHEC Business School, Lille

Research interests: secondary legislation, soft law, EU decision-making, better regulation

Recent publications:

  • COSTA, Olivier (ed.) The European Parliament in Times of Crisis – Dynamics and Transformations, 2019, chapter: ‘The European Parliament and EU Secondary Legislation: Improved Scrutiny Practices and Upstream Involvement for Delegated Acts and Implementing Acts’
  • The New Practical Guide to the EU Labyrinth (co-authored with Daniel Guéguen)
  • The Handbook on EU secondary legislation (co-authored with Daniel Guéguen)
  • Editor-in-chief newsletter

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