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EU Law Beyond EU Borders: The Extraterritorial Reach of EU Law

Marise Cremona and Joanne Scott


This book addresses the impact of EU law beyond its own borders, the use of law as a powerful instrument of EU external action, and some of the normative challenges this poses. The phenomenon of EU law operating beyond its borders, which may be termed its ‘global reach’, includes the extraterritorial application of EU law, territorial extension, and the so-called ‘Brussels Effect’ resulting from unilateral legislative and regulatory action. It also includes the impact of the EU’s bilateral relationships, and its engagement with multilateral fora and the negotiation of international legal instr ... More

Keywords: EU external relations, extraterritorial, territorial extension, Brussels Effect, global reach

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198842170
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198842170.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Marise Cremona, editor
European University Institute

Joanne Scott, editor
European University Institute

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