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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Mr Guedi Absieh had said, "This has been welcomed as progressive and paves the way for the implementation of the Protocol on Free Movement of Persons, Services, Labour and Rights of Establishment and Residence in the region.
The rights of establishment mean that CARICOM nationals can establish businesses, provide services, and move capital anywhere within the single market, except for a few areas where restrictions still exist.
He does not, however, underestimate the complexity of the task; any such agreement in the 1990s would have to confront a plethora of issues undreamed of in the 1940s, including rights of establishment, investment incentives, performance requirements and privatization, to name just a few.
The official said this was a positive move and allows to implement a COMESA Protocol on Free Movement of Persons, Services, Labor and Rights of Establishment and Residence in the region.
In 2011, experts released a report Addressing the fears, concerns and challenges of the East African Federation , which found that differences in the land tenure systems of partner states and possible loss of land due to free movement of people and rights of establishment within the EAC partner states, were still major concerns.