The Court had concluded from the statements of the ECB’s representatives presented in the hearings in June 2013 that the objectives of OMT could possibly be achieved within such constraints.
The trustworthiness of both courts would have problems with a conflict. The judges of both institutions know one another and meet often in a number of settings. Although courts may disagree, they certainly understand where each is via in its analysis. The German Constitutional Court, up to now, hasn’t halted a step towards more integration but has provided a voice for concerns about flaws connected with those steps, for instance, deficits in democratic legitimation, specifically in budgetary matters.