Academy of European Law (ERA)

- Environmental Protection, Internal Market, Economic Instruments: Joining the Dots

Objective The aim of this seminar is to unpack the linkages between environmental law and policy and other areas of EU law, such as internal market rules, competition law, the market-based mechanisms for environmental protection as well as the public procurement and EU trade rules. It will offer an overview of the latest developments regarding legislation, case law and best practices in these crosscutting areas facilitating the exchange of experiences among legal practitioners, judges and regulators. Key topics EU environmental law and internal market rules (focus on renewables and plastics) Green public procurement EU State aid law and environmental protection Eco-taxation (fiscal mechanisms) and charge systems EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) Competition law (Art. 101 and 102 TFEU) and the environment EU trade law and environmental policy Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS)