Article 21 TEU and the EU’s common commercial policy: a test of coherence

Asteriti, A. (2017) Article 21 TEU and the EU’s common commercial policy: a test of coherence. In: Bungenberg, M., Krajewski, M., Tams, C., Terhechte, J. P. and Ziegler, A. R. (eds.) European Yearbook of International Economic Law 2017. Series: European Yearbook in International Economic Law (8). Springer, pp. 111-137. ISBN 9783319588315

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This contribution investigates the role of Article 21 TEU in the context of the EU’s common commercial policy (CCP), with specific reference to its new investment competence. Section 2 will briefly review the role of foreign investment in the CCP, while section 3 will do the same for the non-commercial objectives pursued by the EU in the context of its CCP competences. Section 4 is dedicated to an analysis of Article 21 TEU and its legal value. In doing so, the section will consider issues such as to what extent Article 21 TEU constrains the foreign policy of the EU and its effect with specific reference to the CCP. Further, the article will consider the relationship between Article 21 TEU and other programmatic articles of the TEU, such as Article 3 TEU, and the incorporation of non-commercial objectives in the EU’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) and Preferential Trade Arrangements (PTAs). Finally, section 5 will offer some concluding remarks.

Item Type:Book Sections
Keywords:EU law.
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Asteriti, Dr Alessandra
Authors: Asteriti, A.
Subjects:K Law > K Law (General)
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Law

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