European Banking and Capital Market Law


The course aims at providing insights into the way the provisions of European law influence the establishment and operation of market participants in the EU member states in the field of financial services, and to assess the effectiveness of the legal instruments used to promote banking and capital market integration


This course focuses on the legal framework of cross-border banking and provision of financial services in the European Union. This encompasses the European law aspects of the cross- border activities of banking and securities intermediaries, and its impact on national regulation of cross-border business.

The course is not limited to an overview of the relevant provisions in the EU-Treaty with respect to the free movement of services, capital and freedom of establishment. Attention is also paid to the provisions of secondary EU law relating to the banking and securities business.

Key words: 
Banking, financial services, investment services, EU integration, capital markets
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