Tag: Treaty of Rome

The EU – A brief guide

Extracted from https://www.gov.uk/guidance/eu-law-and-the-balance-of-competences-a-short-guide-and-glossary where you can also find a brief history and a glossary of terms used in the EU. The European Union, which succeeded the European Community, was established by the EU Treaties. The parties to the treaties are the Member States of the EU. Under the treaties the Member States confer competences on […]


The creation of a single European economic area based on a Common Market was a fundamental objective of the Treaty of Rome. Today, the EU is the largest economy in the world. It is the worlds biggest exporter of manufactured goods and has the worlds largest single market area of more than 500 million consumers. […]