Labour & European Law Review
15 May 2008
The freedom of establishment, set out in Article 43 of the EC Treaty and the freedom to provide cross border services, set out in Article 49, are two of the “fundamental freedoms” (according to the European Commission) which are central to the effective functioning of the EU internal market.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has just delivered its latest judgment on the relationship between social and employment protection measures and the EU business law rights of employers.
Viking (a Finnish passenger ferry operator) owned a ship called the Rosella which operated under a Finnish flag on the route between Estonia and Finland.