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Event Organiser

Edinburgh Europa Research Group

Event Title

Balancing Efficacy with Space: Public Services in EU Trade?


Tuesday 1 November 2016


Room LG.09 | David Hume Tower
The University of Edinburgh


Luigi Francesco Pedreschi
PhD Candidate in European Union Law · European University Institute

Dr Arianna Andreangeli | Discussant
Senior Lecturer in Competition Law · University of Edinburgh

Anthony Salamone | Chair
Europa Research Group Co-Convenor · PhD Candidate in Politics · University of Edinburgh


The tensions created by including public services in international trade agreements continue to stir academic interest, whilst remaining highly controversial. Taking the European Union’s ‘second generation’ trade agreements as its focus, this presentation will examine the extent to which such agreements balance the efficacy of their core trade disciplines with space for the provision of public services by its Member States.

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