European Economic Area

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European Economic Area:

see European Free Trade AssociationEuropean Free Trade Association
(EFTA), customs union and trading bloc; its current members are Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland. EFTA was established in 1960 by Austria, Denmark, Great Britain, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, and Switzerland.
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; European UnionEuropean Union
(EU), name given since the ratification (Nov., 1993) of the Treaty of European Union, or Maastricht Treaty, to the European Community (EC), an economic and political confederation of European nations, and other organizations (with the same member nations)
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To be based at the British Kinematograph Sound and Television Society in London, the org comprises countries in the European Union and the European Economic Area.
Ireland, Gibraltar and Liechtenstein are attracting more attention, because captives in those jurisdictions can underwrite insurance directly in European Economic Area countries.
The people of Switzerland have chosen not to join the European Economic Area (EEA), which would extend most European Community benefits to the remaining European Free Trade Agreement countries (Austria, Finland, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Sweden).
As part of the long-planned restructuring, the firm proposes to merge two legal banking entities into one allowing for seamless client support for these specific businesses across the European Economic Area. Subject to regulatory and other approvals, J.P.
MISE has been established to meet the insurance needs of clients located or with risk exposures in the European Economic Area (EEA) following Brexit, the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union.
Analysts at HSBC Holdings (LSE: HSBA) has suggested that Britain should consider staying in the European Economic Area (EEA) as it discusses trade deals as part of Brexit.
The company has acquired the ZUK unicompartmental knee, now re-branded Physica ZUKTM, and Discovery Total Elbow system for the European Economic Area, Switzerland and Japan as well as Vanguard for Denmark and Sweden and the non-exclusive rights of the Vanguard technology for the European Economic Area.
None of them are located in the European Economic Area (EEA).
Perrigo, an Ireland-based pharmaceutical company, has completed the acquisition of a portfolio of OTC brands in the European Economic Area, Brazil and Australia, from GlaxoSmithKline.
Europeanization and the European economic area; Iceland's participation in the EU's policy process.
Auchan is present mainly on the retail consumer goods market in a number of EEA (European Economic Area) countries.

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