Withdrawal Price

A floor price at which European Economic Community producers of certain food products may withhold their goods from the market. The withdrawal price is generally below the base price (i.e., the target price set for a given commodity) and the purchase price at which EEC governments will intervene in …

European Investment Bank

Summary of European Investment Bank

A multilateral development bank established in 1958 by the Treaty of Rome for the purpose of assisting in the balanced growth of the European economic community (read this and related legal terms for further details) (EEC). The bank grants long-term loans […]

Europe

Central and East European Countries (CEECs) and the GATT Policy Negotiations In relation to the GATT Policy Negotiations, Christopher Mark (1993) provided the following explanation and/or definition of Central and East European Countries (CEECs): Includes Albania, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, […]

Benelux

Benelux Summary of Benelux

An acronym for Belgium-Nether- lands-Luxembourg. Following World War II, the three nations formed a customs union with long- range objectives of establishing a single monetary and fiscal system. The localized objectives of the three Benelux countries were […]

Bank For International Settlements

Bank For International Settlements Summary of Bank For International Settlements An international bank owned and controlled by the central banks of twenty-four European and five non-European central banks. The BIS was formed at the Hague Conference of 1930 in response to pressures for the […]

Europol

"In full operation since 1999, Europol is associated with the European Union as the result of a decision by the political and legislative bodies of the Union. EuropolÂ’s activities are legally framed and bound to certain areas of investigation. Yet, Europol is nonetheless […]

East- West Trade

A general reference to trade between the industrial nations of the West, particularly those nations that are members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development ("https://lawin.org/list-of-international-trade-law-terms/">read this and related legal terms for […]

Single Market

Summary of Single Market

A component feature of the Common Agricultural policy (read this and related legal terms for further details) of the European Economic Community.

(Main Author: William J. Miller)

Single Market and Europe There is an entry on single market in the European […]

Guernsey

Hierarchical Display of Guernsey Geography > Europe > Western Europe > Channel Islands
Concept of Guernsey See the dictionary definition of Guernsey. Characteristics of Guernsey [rtbs name="xxx-xxx"] Resources Translation of Guernsey Spanish: Guernesey French: Guernesey German: Guernsey […]

Chechen Question

Hierarchical Display of Chechen question International Relations > International security > International issue
Geography > Political geography > Council of Europe countries > Russia
Geography > Europe > Central and Eastern Europe > Caucasus countries Chechen question Concept of Chechen […]

Council of the Baltic Sea States

Hierarchical Display of Council of the Baltic Sea States International Organisations > European organisations > European organisation
Environment > Natural environment > Geophysical environment > Ocean > Atlantic Ocean > Baltic Sea
Geography > Europe > Northern Europe > Baltic States […]

Baltic States

Baltic States and Europe There is an entry on baltic states in the European legal encyclopedia. Resources See Also Legal System Country Jurisdiction Immigration Consulate Resources See Also Further Reading Entry "Baltic States" in the work "A Concise Encyclopedia of the […]

Holy See

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on holy see explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here. Resources Further Reading The entry "holy see" in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (currently, the […]

Common Market

Summary of Common Market

A supranational organization of trading nations, created to promote economic collaboration and minimize constraints on the free movement of goods among the member states. Features of a common market include elimination of tariffs on goods moving between member […]

Turkey

The Legal History of Ottoman Empire: Islamic Law in Asia Minor (Turkey) and the Ottoman Empire This section provides an overview of Ottoman Empire: Islamic Law in Asia Minor (Turkey) and the Ottoman Empire The Fall of Abdul Hamid: International Incident In the book "International […]

Kosovo Question

Hierarchical Display of Kosovo question International Relations > International security > International issue
Geography > Europe > Central and Eastern Europe > Kosovo
Geography > Political geography > Council of Europe countries > Serbia Kosovo question Concept of Kosovo question See […]

Nimexe

The statistical classification system employed in the Common Customs Tariff (CCT) of the European Economic Community. The CCT is based upon the four-digit Customs Cooperation Council Nomenclature; under Nimexe, two suffix digits are provided to permit further subdivision of statistical classificatio…

Intervention Price

The price at which the European Economic Community, in accordance with the Common Agricultural Policy (read this and related legal terms for further details), will intervene in the market to buy excess agricultural produ…

Caucasus Countries

Hierarchical Display of Caucasus countries Geography > Europe > Central and Eastern Europe
International Relations > International security > International issue > Chechen question Caucasus countries Concept of Caucasus countries See the dictionary definition of Caucasus countries. […]

Council of Europe

Hello Council Of Europe Summary of Council Of Europe

An association of twenty- one European states formed to identify and collectively pursue areas of common interest, and to provide a forum for the articulation of European unity. The council was formed by treaty in London on May 5, 1949; […]

European Payments Union

Summary of European Payments Union

An intra-European mechanism for the periodic settlement of trade balances. The EPU was established July 1, 1950, among the members of the Organization for European Economic Cooperation (read this and related legal terms for further details) (OEEC) to […]

Regions of Denmark

Hierarchical Display of Regions of Denmark Geography > Regions of EU Member States
Geography > Economic geography > EU Member State > Denmark
Geography > Europe > Northern Europe > Faroe Islands
Geography > Political geography > Nordic Council countries > Greenland Concept of Regions […]

European Communities

Summary of European Communities

The name for the collective institution that embraces the European Economic Community, the European Atomic Energy Community, and the European Coal And Steel Community (qq.v.). Each of the three entities was established by separate convention, the earliest of […]

Eurostat

Eurostat in International Trade Note: there is more information about this term in the European legal Encyclopedia. Meaning of Eurostat, according to the Dictionary of International Trade (Global Negotiator): Eurostat is the Statistical Office of the European Union. Its task is to provide the […]

Partnership

Introduction to PartnershipPartnership, in law, term applied to an association of two or more persons who have agreed to combine their labor, property, and skill, or some or all of them, for the purpose of engaging in lawful business and sharing profits and losses between them; in this defi…

Jersey 

Hierarchical Display of Jersey  Geography > Europe > Western Europe > Channel Islands
Concept of Jersey  See the dictionary definition of Jersey . Characteristics of Jersey  [rtbs name="xxx-xxx"] Resources Translation of Jersey  Spanish: Jersey  French: Jersey German: Jersey Italian: […]

Faroe Islands

Hierarchical Display of Faroe Islands Geography > Europe > Northern Europe
Concept of Faroe Islands See the dictionary definition of Faroe Islands. Characteristics of Faroe Islands [rtbs name="xxx-xxx"] Resources Translation of Faroe Islands Spanish: Islas Feroe French: Îles Féroé […]

Tax System

Summary of Forced Tax System A practice applied in some countries (most notably in Europe) in which corporate income taxes are computed by a governmental agency. Unlike the American system, under which the firm prepares its own return and computes its tax liability (subject to subsequent […]

Northern Europe

Hierarchical Display of Northern Europe Geography > Europe
Concept of Northern Europe See the dictionary definition of Northern Europe. Characteristics of Northern Europe [rtbs name="xxx-xxx"] Resources Translation of Northern Europe Spanish: Europa del Norte French: Europe du Nord […]

Kosovo

Kosovo in 2011 United States views on international law (based on the document "Digest of U.S. Practice in International Law"): The Security Council continued to meet in 2011 to consider reports on the United Nations Administration in Kosovo ("UNMIK") and hear briefings by […]

ECU

Ecu Summary of Ecu

The European Monetary System is considered here.

(Main Author: William J. Miller)

ECU and International Trade Economy ECU (European Currency Unit) and Europe There is an entry on ecu (european currency unit) in the European legal encyclopedia. ECU and the […]