Директива Европейского Парламента и Совета по услугам на внутреннем рынке
The article contains an analysis of the Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on services in the internal market. The study discusses the main amendments to the original Directive proposal; defines the content of the country of origin principle; determines the scope of the Directive and of the freedom to provide services. A particular attention is paid to the article 16 of the Directive. The author examines the principles, that Member States have to respect in order to impose requirements with regard to the provision of a service activity by providers, established within the territory of another Member State. Based on this research, the author makes an attempt to appraise the importance of this Directive for the liberalization process of trade in services sector.