EUROPEAN UNION LAW
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course was designed to develop a comprehensive description of the phenomenon of the European Union and the European common market, with particular reference to the four freedoms of circulation and the rules of competition.
In order to take the examination in European Union Law, students must have passed the examinations in Institutions of Private Law, Institutions of Roman Law, Constitutional Law and International Law.
Course contents summary
Part I, institutional: The origins and development of the process of European integration. The institutional framework. The subdivision of responsibility between the Union and member States. Community legislation. The relationship between community law and internal law: the direct effect and the primacy of community law. The legislative framework that protects community situations. External relations. The second and third pillars of the European Union.
Part II, special: Analysis of the legislative framework for the unrestricted circulation of goods, workers, capital and payment, the right to establish services and implement their unrestricted circulation. Rules of competition applicable to companies, and state benefits offered to companies.
For the institutional part: L. DANIELE, Diritto dell’Unione europea. Sistema istituzionale – Ordinamento – Tutela giurisdizionale – Competenza, Milan, Giuffrè, 2007 (pp. 365). For the special part: L. DANIELE, Diritto del mercato unico europeo. Cittadinanza – Libertà di circolazione – Concorrenza – Aiuti di Stato, Milan, Giuffrè, 2006 (pp. 343).