Skoči na glavni sadržaj

Prethodno priopćenje

https://doi.org/10.22598/iele.2018.5.2.6

‘OLD ECONOMY’ RESTRICTIONS IN THE DIGITAL MARKET FOR SERVICES

Nada Bodiroga-Vukobrat ; University of Rijeka Faculty of Law, Croatia
Ana Pošćić ; University of Rijeka Faculty of Law, Croatia
Adrijana Martinović ; University of Rijeka Faculty of Law, Croatia


Puni tekst: hrvatski pdf 257 Kb

str. 169-188

preuzimanja: 494

citiraj


Sažetak

Freedom to provide services is one of the cornerstones of the EU internal market. Facilitated by the digital technologies, new and innovative service markets are emerging. However, innovations often bump into existing obstacles. Whether constrained by inadequate regulatory environment, or opposition from existing service providers in the market, the fact remains that ‘old economy’ is not ready for innovation. The free movement of services is not so ‘free’ when it is about services in a non-harmonized field or when the particular type of service is for some reason awarded a ‘special’ status in primary or secondary EU law. The services in the field of transport, for example, fall under the EU’s competences in the field of common transport policy and their provision is still, to a large extent, left to the regulation at the Member States’ level. The problem arises when innovative services, such as those associated with ICT and digital economy, are labeled as and molded into existing services, because there is simply no appropriate regulatory framework to recognize their innovativeness.
This paper will analyze and critically evaluate the legal challenges of service provision in the online platform economy and offer possible guidelines for the creation of a suitable legal framework for their operation.

Ključne riječi

free provision of services, EU internal market, digital economy, online platforms

Hrčak ID:

213665

URI

https://hrcak.srce.hr/213665

Posjeta: 864 *