Hard écu

Hard écu in Europe Description of Hard écu The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes hard écu in the following terms: [1] The idea that the EC should adopt a non-exclusive common currency, instead of a single currency, was floated by the British government in 1990, but […]

Corporal Punishment

Corporal Punishment in Europe Corporal Punishment in Sweden Under Chapter 2, with the heading "Fundamental rights and freedoms," of the Instrument of Government (part of the Swedish Constitution), Article 5 provides the following: Every citizen shall be protected against corporal […]

Counterfeiting Money

Counterfeiting Money in Europe Counterfeiting Money in Germany Provisions relating to counterfeiting money in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Eight, under the heading "Counterfeiting of Money and Official Stamps," located in Section 146 […]


Committees in Europe Description of Economic and Financial Committee The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes economic and financial committee in the following terms: [1] With the launch of the single currency in 1999, the influential Monetary Committee (consisting of two […]

Commercial Agency

Commercial Agency in Europe Commercial Agency (in European Private Law) In this context, this may be a concept of the term: A "commercial agency" is the legal relationship arising from a contract under which one party, the commercial agent, agrees to act on a continuing basis as a […]