- The Legal Affairs Committee shall co-operate with competent Organs of the Community to advise the Member States on the legal infrastructure required to promote investments in the Member States, including cross-border investments, bearing in mind the provisions of Article 68.
- The Member States shall harmonise their laws and administrative practices in respect of, inter alia:
(a) companies or other legal entities;
(b) intellectual property rights;
(c) standards and technical regulations;
(d) labelling of food and drugs;
(e) sanitary and phytosanitary measures;
(f) competition policy;
(h) subsidies and countervailing measures; and
(i) commercial arbitration.