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The state of play in implementation of the services directive: Brussels 22 - 23 March 2010

There will be a conference on the state of play in implementation of the services directive: legal and practical challenges in Brussels on 22-23 March 2010 at the Management Centre Europe, Rue de l'Aqueduc 188, 1050 Brussels.

Category CFE and Europe
AuthorTechnical Department
The conference will provide an overview of the state of play in the implementation of the Services Directive and the legal and practical challenges, in particular:

  • the direct effect of some important key provisions;
  • how to set up the system of mutual assistance and administrative cooperation among member states, provided for in Articles 28-36 of the Directive;
  • the exact role of the so-called "Points of Single Contact", destined to become the single interlocutors through which service providers can easily obtain all relevant information and complete all necessary procedures;
  • the mutual evaluation process under Article 39 of the Directive as a tool for assessing the effectiveness of the application of the requirements of the Directive in all Member States;
  • the rights of the recipients of services and the related obligations for the undertakings acting as providers, according to Articles 19-21 of the Directive.

Conference organiser: ERA (Dr Michele Messina) in cooperation with the European Commission, Internal Market and Services Directorate General

Areas of Law: European Law (General), Competition Law, Company Law
Language: English

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Speakers
Carlos Almaraz, Deputy Director, Legal Affairs Department, Internal Market Department, BUSINESSEUROPE, Brussels;
Blanca Fernández Barjau, Deputy Director of Competition and Economic Regulation, Directorate General for Economic Policy, Spanish Ministry of Economy and Finance, Madrid;
Professor Andrea Biondi, School of Law, King's College London;
Gesa C. Förster, German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, Berlin;
Martin Frohn, Deputy Head of Unit, Internal Market and Services DG, European Commission, Brussels;
Professor Rajko Knez, Dean, and
Jean Monnet Chair, Faculty of Law, University of Maribor;
Luigi Malferrari, Legal Officer, Internal Market and Services DG, European Commission, Brussels;
Maria Martin-Prat, Head of Unit, Internal Market and Services DG, European Commission, Brussels;
Richard Nash, Senior Manager EU Public Affairs, eBay EU Liaison Office, Brussels

Technical Team

 

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