Compliance Down, Infringement Up For EU States

Law360, New York (July 2, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- European Union member states have fallen behind on implementing internal market directives, resulting in an increase in the number of legislative proceedings, according to the results of a recent European Commission survey.

The Commission's Internal Markets Scoreboard, released on Monday, shows that 1.6% of internal market directives have not yet been written into national law. This represents an increase from last year's 1.2%, the EU's best ever score.

Certain member states scored worse than the others. As of May, Portgual still had not implemented 71 EC...
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