Information on Request

Information on Request in Europe

The obligation to provide information on request in relation to the E.U. Services Directive

The following is an examination of the obligation to provide information on request regarding the European Union Servicies Directive [1]:

The obligation to provide information on request: Exchange of information

In most cases, requests for mutual assistance will be requests to provide information. Such requests may be made in the context of the freedom of establishment: for example, if a Member State needs to know whether a service provider wanting to establish in its territory is already legally established in another Member State and whether documents attesting to, for instance, insurance are authentic. Many requests will also be made in the context of cross-border provision of services, for example, when the Member State into which services are provided needs to know whether a provider is entitled by law to provide certain services or whether, to the knowledge of the Member State of establishment, he is not exercising his activities in an unlawful manner.

The obligation to provide information on request in relation to the E.U. Services Directive

The following reviews some of the entries in this European legal encyclopedia about the obligation to provide information on request regarding the European Union Servicies Directive:

  • the exchange of information on providers and their services
  • the exchange of information on the good repute of providers

Resources

Notes

  1. Information on the obligation to provide information on request based on the EU Services Directive Handbook, UK Government

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