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Foster on EU Law

Eighth Edition

Nigel Foster

August 2021

ISBN: 9780192897961

504 pages
Paperback
246x171mm

In Stock

Price: £32.99

The no-fuss guide to EU law; the essentials put simply.

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Description

Nigel Foster provides a concise and clear explanation of EU law, covering both institutional aspects and key substantive areas, offering an accessible entry point to the subject.

  • Provides a focused account of essential EU law topics, supporting study
  • Features clear and concise explanations from an experienced lecturer and examiner, providing a straight-forward, unbiased account of the subject to ensure readers can grasp key issues quickly
  • A three-part structure first provides thorough coverage of the institutions of the EU, allowing students to gain a solid understanding of the key principles which govern the Union, before moving on to discuss a range of substantive issues, and finally considering the changing relationship between the EU and the UK in Part III.
  • Accompanied by online resources to support students throughout their studies, and keep them up to date with the latest developments
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

New to this edition

  • New chapter on Brexit, concisely explaining the events, legislation, and processes involved, and the implications for the UK's relationship with EU law
  • New exam-style practice questions available in the accompanying online resources, along with guidance on answering them
  • Full legal update covering developments since publication of the 7th edition

About the Author(s)

Nigel Foster, FRSA, Visiting Professor of European Law, Europa-Institut, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany; Professor of EU law for the South East Europe Law Schools Consortium.; Visiting Professor & External Advisor, The University College of Northern Borneo; and LLM International Business Law Supervisor, Robert Kennedy College, Switzerland.

Nigel Foster, FRSA, is the Visiting Professor of European Law, Europa-Institut, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany; Professor of EU law for the South East Europe Law Schools Consortium.; Visiting Professor & External Advisor, The University College of Northern Borneo; and LLM International Business Law Supervisor, Robert Kennedy College, Switzerland. He has extensive experience teaching and examining EU law. His other OUP publications include Blackstone's EU Treaties & Legislation, EU Law Directions, Concentrate Q&A on EU Law, and German Legal System and Laws.

Table of Contents

    Part I: Institutional and Procedural Law of the European Union
    1:The history and constitutional basis of the European Union
    2:The Union institutions
    3:The empowerment of the Union: transfer, division, and control of powers
    4:EU law: sources, forms, and law-making
    5:Supremacy of EU law
    6:Ensuring EU laws are effective: remedies and Article 267 TFEU
    7:The direct jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice
    Part II: Introduction to the Substantive Law of the EU
    8:The free movement of goods
    9:The free movement of persons
    10:An introduction to EU competition law and policy
    Part III: The EU, UK, and Brexit
    11:The changing relations of the UK with the EU

Additional Resources

This book is supported by online resources, including a timeline of EU development, downloadable diagrams from the book, and study and exam technique guidance from the author in both written and audio formats

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