EU Common Market Rules for US Businesses
This course will present the principal aspects of EU law and jurisprudence with which US corporations doing business in Europe should be familiar. Students will be introduced to the Treaty rules and the case law of the ECJ regarding the free movement of goods, services and capital as well as the legal provisions dealing with state subsidies and discriminatory taxation. Government procurement, the EU regulation of public monopolies, and the EU limits on state intervention in the economy will also be covered. The course will also address the different avenues available to obtain judicial redress, including damages for violations of common market rules.