Recent and ongoing projects:

  • Study to support the preparation of an impact assessment on a possible union legislative initiative on the recognition of parenthood between member states

    Client: European Commission DG JUST

    Consortium: ICF (lead) and Spark Legal Network

  • Study on tracing and recovery of debtor’s assets by insolvency practitioners

    Client: European Commission DG JUST

    Consortium: Tipik (lead) and Spark Legal Network

  • Legal assistance to check Member States’ transposition of Directive (EU) 2018/2001 on the promotion of use of energy from renewable sources

    Client: European Commission DG ENER

    Consortium: Spark Legal Network (lead), Grimaldi and Ubiqus

  • Study on the issue of abusive forum shopping in insolvency proceedings

    Client: European Commission DG JUST

    Consortium: Tipik (lead) and Spark Legal Network

  • Assistance with the verification of compliance of national legislative measures implementing Directive (EU) 2019/944 on common rules for the internal market for electricity and amending Directive 2012/27/EU

    Client: European Commission DG ENER

    Consortium: Spark Legal Network (lead) and Ubiqus

  • Study to support the preparation of the initiative to extend the list of EU crimes in Article 83 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU to hate speech and hate crime

    Client: European Commission DG JUST

    Consortium: Spark Legal Network (lead) and Tipik

  • Study supporting the evaluation of Regulation (EU) 2018/1807 on a framework for the free flow of non-personal data in the European Union

    Client: European Commission DG CONNECT

    Consortium: Deloitte (lead), Timelex and Spark Legal Network

  • Study on the identification of references to mandatory standards and to other mandatory technical specifications in the EU legislation

    Client: European Commission DG GROW

    Spark Legal Network

  • Study on best practices and performance of auto-enrolment mechanisms for pension savings

    Client: European Commission DG FISMA

    Consortium: London Economics (lead) and Spark Legal Network

  • Mapping and Assessment of Developments for sectoral professions under Directive 2005/36/EC – The profession of veterinary surgeon

    Client: European Commission DG GROW

    Spark Legal Network

  • Study on the practical implementation of the provisions of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive concerning the promotion of European works in audiovisual media services

    Client: European Commission DG CONNECT

    Consortium: Kantar (lead) and Spark Legal Network

  • Study on Enhancing implementation of the Cross-Border Healthcare Directive 2011/24/EU to ensure patient rights in the EU

    Client: European Commission DG SANTE

    Consortium: Technopolis, Ecorys and Spark Legal Network

  • Mapping and assessment of developments for one of the sectoral professions under Directive 2005/36/EC - The profession of dental practitioner

    Client: European Commission DG GROW

    Spark Legal Network

  • Mapping and assessment of developments for one of the sectoral professions under Directive 2005/36/EC - The profession of pharmacist

    Client: European Commission DG GROW

    Spark Legal Network

  • Study to identify and assess possible options for updating Council Directive 89/654/EEC concerning the minimum safety and health requirements for the workplace and Council Directive 90/270/EEC on the minimum safety and health requirements for work with display screen equipment

    Client: European Commission DG EMPL

    Consortium: Deloitte (lead), Panteia, vhp human performance and Spark Legal Network

  • Study on the implementation of the Concessions Directive (Directive 2014/23/EU)

    Client: European Commission DG GROW

    Consortium: London Economics (lead) and Spark Legal Network

  • Evaluation of Regulation (EC) 805/2004 creating a European Enforcement Order for uncontested claims

    Client: European Commission DG JUST

    Consortium: Deloitte (lead), EIPA and Spark Legal Network

  • Study to support the preparation of an impact assessment on the potential EU accession to the 2019 Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters

    Client: European Commission DG JUST

    Consortium: Deloitte (lead) and Spark Legal Network

  • Assistance with the verification of compliance of national legislative measures implementing Directive (EU) 2018/2002 on energy efficiency and Directive (EU) 2018/844 on the energy performance of buildings

    Client: European Commission DG ENER

    Spark Legal Network

  • Study on non-performing loans in the European Union: impacts on consumers

    Client: European Commission DG FISMA

    Consortium: London Economics (lead) and Spark Legal Network

  • Identification of non-notified technical regulations in relation to Directive (EU) 2015/1535

    Client: European Commission DG GROW

    Consortium: VVA (lead), Spark Legal Network and Ecorys

  • Cybersecurity optimization and training for enhanced resilience in finance

    Horizon 2020 funding

  • Establishment of energy efficiency experts platform

    Client: European Commission SRSS

    Consortium: ICF (lead), Spark Legal Network and CASE

  • Legal study to verify the transposition of the Metrology Directives, including on measuring and non-automatic weighing instruments, in all Member States of the European Union

    Client: European Commission DG GROW

    Consortium: Spark Legal Network (lead), NMI and Veronica Scotti

  • Establishment of a core service platform cooperation mechanism for information sharing and analysis centres – ISAC Facilities Manager

    Client: European Commission DG CONNECT

    Consortium: Capgemini (lead), Spark Legal Network, Intrasoft, TNO and DFN CERT

  • Evaluation study of Regulation 910/2014 (eIDAS Regulation)

    Client: European Commission DG CONNECT

    Consortium: Deloitte, Spark Legal Network and Valdani Vicari & Associati

  • Study on Blockchains: legal, governance and interoperability aspects

    Client: European Commission DG CONNECT

    Consortium: Spark Legal Network (lead), Tech4i2, Datarella and Michelle Finck

  • Impact assessment study on the most important differences between accounting standards used by banks in the banking union

    Client: European Commission DG FISMA

    Consortium: Valdani Vicari & Associati (lead), Grimaldi, Ecorys and Spark Legal Network

  • Modify Drivers’ behaviour to Adapt for Lower Emissions

    Horizon 2020 funding

    Consortium: Led by Ertico

  • Mapping and assessment of developments for one of the sectoral professions under Directive 2005/36/EC – Nurse responsible for general care

    Client: European Commission DG GROW

    Spark Legal Network

  • Establishment of a Core Service Platform between participating Member States and operation of cooperation mechanisms for Computer Emergency Response Teams

    Client: European Commission DG CONNECT

    Consortium: Capgemini Consulting (lead), Intrasoft International, S-Cure, Fraunhofer Fokus, DFN-CERT, University of Hamburg, Cybersecurity Foundation and Spark Legal Network

  • Assessment of the level of protection of personal data provided by Korean Law

    Client: European Commission DG JUST

    Consortium: time.lex (lead) and Spark Legal Network

  • Effectiveness of the Dutch Public Procurement Act 2012

    Client: Dutch Ministry of Finance

    Consortium: Ecorys, Houthoff Buruma and Spark Legal Network

  • ABRplus Study Lot 2 – Public Procurement

    Client: European Commission DG ENTR

    Consortium: Joint Institute for Innovation Policy (lead), Valdani Vicari & Associati, Van Dijk Management Consultants, Danish Technological Institute. Subcontractors: Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung, ECOLOGIC INSTITUT gemeinnützige GmbH, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, Spark Legal Network and London Economics

We deliver our services to:

European institutions (such as the European Commission, the European Parliament), consultancy firms, law firms, national and regional governments and governmental organisations, and universities.

Partners

Spark cooperates with the following companies and organisations: