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Thomas Burri

The Greatest Possible Freedom

Interpretive formulas and their spin in free movement case law

1. Edition 2015, ISBN print: 978-3-8487-2391-1, ISBN online: 978-3-8452-6549-0, https://doi.org/10.5771/9783845265490

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Abstract

The book entitled 'The Greatest Possible Freedom' tells the story of natural persons in the internal market. The first part contains a thick chronological description of the case-law of the Court of Justice of the European Union on free movement of persons and services, including the hitherto largely neglected coordination of social security. In this sizeable body of case-law including roughly 1400 decisions the book then traces the evolution and spin of certain interpretive formulas. Broad formulas like the greatest possible freedom or coordinative formulas like simple coordination are thus examined and their almost eerie power comes to light.

Both practitioners representing clients in the internal market and academics interested in the internal market or interpretation more generally will likely find the book an essential read.

Zusammenfassung

Das Buch erzählt die Geschichte natürlicher Personen im Binnenmarkt. Der erste Teil enthält eine dichte, chronologische Beschreibung des Fallrechts des Gerichtshofes der Europäischen Union zur Freizügigkeit der Personen und Dienstleistungen, inkl. der bisher weitgehend vernachlässigten Koordination der Sozialversicherungen. In diesem über 1400 Entscheidungen umfassenden Fallrecht zeichnet das Buch sodann die Entwicklung und den Spin gewisser Interpretationsformeln nach. Weitere Formeln wie the greatest possible freedom oder koordinierende Formeln wie simple coordination werden so untersucht und ihre fast unheimliche Kraft tritt zu Tage.

Sowohl für Praktiker, die Klienten im Binnenmarkt vertreten, wie für Akademiker, die sich für den Binnenmarkt oder Interpretation im Allgemeinen interessieren, ist das Buch eine unentbehrliche Lektüre.

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Abstract

The book entitled 'The Greatest Possible Freedom' tells the story of natural persons in the internal market. The first part contains a thick chronological description of the case-law of the Court of Justice of the European Union on free movement of persons and services, including the hitherto largely neglected coordination of social security. In this sizeable body of case-law including roughly 1400 decisions the book then traces the evolution and spin of certain interpretive formulas. Broad formulas like the greatest possible freedom or coordinative formulas like simple coordination are thus examined and their almost eerie power comes to light.

Both practitioners representing clients in the internal market and academics interested in the internal market or interpretation more generally will likely find the book an essential read.

Zusammenfassung

Das Buch erzählt die Geschichte natürlicher Personen im Binnenmarkt. Der erste Teil enthält eine dichte, chronologische Beschreibung des Fallrechts des Gerichtshofes der Europäischen Union zur Freizügigkeit der Personen und Dienstleistungen, inkl. der bisher weitgehend vernachlässigten Koordination der Sozialversicherungen. In diesem über 1400 Entscheidungen umfassenden Fallrecht zeichnet das Buch sodann die Entwicklung und den Spin gewisser Interpretationsformeln nach. Weitere Formeln wie the greatest possible freedom oder koordinierende Formeln wie simple coordination werden so untersucht und ihre fast unheimliche Kraft tritt zu Tage.

Sowohl für Praktiker, die Klienten im Binnenmarkt vertreten, wie für Akademiker, die sich für den Binnenmarkt oder Interpretation im Allgemeinen interessieren, ist das Buch eine unentbehrliche Lektüre.