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EU-Commercial Law

dr Szymon Kłopocki
Number of hours: 
3h X 15 weeks = 45 hours (1 semester)

The exercises has been strictly correlated with the subject of the lecture, therefore they concentrate mainly on practical understanding of the EU economic law regulations. Due to this students during the classes will have the opportunity to analyse various kinds of cases of the EU economic law use, with the main stress on the European Court of Justice jurisdiction. The analysis will include the following thematic areas: trade law, workforce circulation, services and capital flow, competition policy, agricultural and environmental policy, transport policy, public order law and concepts relating to economic and monetary union. Furthermore, students will have to develop their own solutions to different kinds of case studies prepared by the lecturer. In this task students will have to use the knowledge and skills obtained on other lectures, e.g. international economic and financial relations lectures, foreign trade or international economic transactions.

The knowledge of the basic regulations of primary and secondary legislation, which, on the one hand, regulate the procedure and principles of member countries’ participation in the processes of economic policies coordination within the EU, and on the other hand describe the principles of enterprises’ existence on the uniform European market within economic and monetary union.

Students will have the ability to search for and interpret the EU economic law sources independently, especially regulations regarding a state’s and enterprises’ activity in the area of common trade policy, labour, capital and services flow, economic activity in the EU, rules due to competition policy, transport policy, environment policy and public order market.


Presence; essay or presentation, exam


Basic knowledge of European economic integration and European law.


The purpose of the classes is to give the students an idea about the essentials of economic law of the European Union: legal norms, regulations and principles that regulate the existence of the European Community in the area of integration and economic activities coordination. This analysis will be performed on the basis of Bell Ballasy's economic integration concept. First analysed will be the concepts connected with the customs union with a stress on issues characteristic of common trade policy. The second concept for analysis will be the uniform European market including legal basis and the complete liberalization of workforce, capital and services flow process. The concept of special interest will be the "Fifth Freedom" of the uniform European market which means enterprise law including the concept of a European company. Next part of the lectures will be devoted to both selected sector and instrumental policies, e.g. common agricultural policy, common transportation, structural or competition policy. The last part of the lectures will focus on the economic and monetary union including problems with coordination of monetary and budget policy actions. The general concept will be presented on the basis of the valid economic law of the European Union (primary and secondary legislation).