Looking back and looking ahead: The implications of the Services Directive for EAPN – EXPLAINER

On 12 December 2006, the “Directive” on Services in the Internal Market was finally approved, following the 2nd Reading in Parliament. The final text closely reflected the negotiated Council position from July 2006 which took on board many of the concerns raised by the European Parliament related to “social dumping”. What are the key concerns for EAPN networks?