Right of Establishment


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Right of Establishment

The right of a citizen of any country in the European Union to start a company, set up a subsidiary or generally to conduct business in any other EU country. The right of establishment is part of the common market of the EU. It is guaranteed by the Treaty of Lisbon.
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Under a right of establishment regime, a state would no longer
Seeking to implement the right of establishment when pursuing activity of certain profession, secondary law provisions complementing the EC Treaty are passed to regulate the service provision activities within certain professions in more detail (Article 44 (former 54) of the Treaty).
The Commission is concerned that certain provisions of that law could act as a disincentive on investment from other member states in violation of EC treaty rules on the free movement of capital and the right of establishment,' the Commission said.
The Commission is concerned that certain special rights given to the Danish government in the Act on Copenhagen Airports and the Articles of Association of Copenhagen Airports could impede investment and so constitute barriers to the freedom of capital movements and the right of establishment," the Commission said.
It assures right of establishment for firms from one signatory country in another, the right to majority ownership of local firms by foreign ones, and equal treatment by national authorities for foreign and local companies.