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Substantive Law of the EU: The Four Freedoms (6ed)


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The leading textbook on the four freedoms, popular with students and academics alike.

This authoritative text offers a unique balance of comprehensive, detailed coverage in a concise and readable style, providing a critical and thorough analysis of the key principles of the substantive law of the EU.

An introductory chapter provides valuable context on the governance of the internal market, its evolution, and the theories behind its key principles. Each of the freedoms is then dealt with in turn, covering goods, persons, services, and capital, before moving on to discuss harmonization, the regulation of the internal market, and its future. Additional useful detail is captured in footnotes, while directed further reading lists provide support for independent study and research.

This thorough coverage is fully supported by engaging case studies throughout the book which place the law in context, helping you to understand the complexities of the subject and exploring the practical implications of EU law. Diagrams, flowcharts, and tables offer further detail and illustrate key ideas and processes in an easily accessible format, while chapter overviews, chapter content lists, and a clear structure ensure readers remain on track and can find information quickly.

Online resources

The book is accompanied by online resources which include:

  • an online chapter on the common commercial policy
  • useful weblinks and further reading advice
  • a searchable table of equivalences for quick reference to article numbering changes
Part I: Introduction
1: Introduction to the issues
Part II: Free Movement of Goods
2: Fiscal measures: Customs duties and internal taxation
3: Non-fiscal measures: Quantitative restrictions and measures having equivalent effect
4: Article 34 TFEU and certain selling arrangements
5: Derogations and justifications
Part III: Free Movement of Persons and Services
6: Introduction to the free movement of persons
7: Union citizenship
8: Workers and natural persons
9: Services
10: The migration of legal persons
11: Derogations, limitations, conditions, and justifications
12: Third-country nationals and the EU
Part IV: Free Movement of Capital
13: Free movement of capital and economic and monetary union
Part V: Completing the Single Market
14: Regulating the internal market
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198830894
Author(s) Barnard, C
Edition 6
Format Pb
Publication Date 31/07/2019
Publication Date 31/08/2019