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Unpublished Paper
Freedom of Establishment and the Effective Participation of Companies in Economic Life
ExpressO (2013)
  • Michala Meiselles, Ms
Abstract
Though the freedom of establishment has its roots in the provisions of the Treaty of Rome, it is the work of the Court of Justice of the European Union (the Court) that has been instrumental in the evolution of this freedom. In a succession of cases, the Court has transformed this otherwise largely theoretical concept into a functional tool responsive to the needs of business. By so doing, the Court has transformed this freedom into one that is attractive not only to businesses based in the European Union (EU) but also to those based outside it. This paper starts off with a look at the scope of this freedom and its evolution as a consequence of the work of the Court (part I) before proceeding to look at the restraints (substantive and practical) on this freedom (part II).
Keywords
  • European corporate law,
  • freedom of establishment,
  • internal market,
  • mobility of companies
Publication Date
August 27, 2013
Citation Information
Michala Meiselles. "Freedom of Establishment and the Effective Participation of Companies in Economic Life" ExpressO (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/michala_meiselles/2/