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QLLM192 Market Integration and Regulation in the European Internal Market (Sem 1)

Module Description:

This module is concerned with the legal aspects of market integration in the European Union, which constitutes a cornerstone of much of EU economic and commercial law. The module will provide an in-depth study of the commercial aspects of the 'four freedoms' (free movement of goods, services, establishment and capital) in the EU internal market and discuss the various approaches to regulating the internal market adopted by EU institutions. Particular attention will be paid in the module to the tensions and interplay between market integration and levels and effectiveness of regulation and between courts and legislators in this field.

Module Aims:

The module aims to equip students with a solid knowledge of the legal principles relating to market integration in the EU, an appreciation of the extent and limits of the role of the Court of Justice of the EU in this area, an understanding of different approaches to market integration and their institutional and policy implications, as well as a good working knowledge of the range of regulatory techniques used in the European internal market.

Applicable Groupings:

  • LLM in Commercial and Corporate Law
  • LLM in European Law
  • LLM in International Business Law
  • Laws (General)
  • LLM Flexible Study.

Mode of Assessment:

2 x 3750 word course essays


22.5 Credits

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