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EU External Relations Law

Piet Eeckhout


The law of the external relations of the European Union is a subject of great importance. The EU institutions have developed an extensive practice in this area, by concluding many international agreements, by participating in the work of international organizations, and by legislating and regulating on matters of external relations. It is a practice giving rise to many legal problems and questions, as evidenced by the substantial and fast expanding body of case law in this area from the EU Courts. These problems and questions are often of constitutional significance, and the external relations ... More

Keywords: external relations, European Union, EU institutions, international agreements, international organizations, legal problems, case law, EU Courts, external policies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199606634
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606634.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Piet Eeckhout, author
Herbert Smith Professor of Law at the Centre for European Law, King's College London
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