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Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: Legal Problems and Political Prospects

George A. Bermann, Matthias Herdegen, and Peter L. Lindseth


International regulatory relations have commonly been viewed through the prism of international organizations on the one hand, and international trade disputes on the other. However, neither of these perspectives offer an adequate understanding of the ways in which international regulatory relations are managed or may be managed more effectively. While one risks overstating the readiness of states to cede regulatory authority to international institutions, the other risks ignoring the reality of and prospects for cooperative behavior. Transatlantic regulatory cooperation comprises a highly dif ... More

Keywords: regulatory relations, international organizations, trade disputes, United States, European Union, legitimacy, public accountability, regulatory authority, cooperative behaviour

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Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780198298922
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298922.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

George A. Bermann, editor
Columbia University School of Law

Matthias Herdegen, editor
Universitat Bonn, Rechts - und Staatswissenschaftlich Fakultat

Peter L. Lindseth, editor
University of Connecticut

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George A. Bermann, Matthias Herdegen, and Peter L. Lindseth

Part I Transatlantic regulatory cooperation: the political and legal framework

Part II Globalization and transatlantic regulatory cooperation

Part III Transatlantic regulatory cooperation: theoretical perspectives

Part IV Transatlantic regulatory cooperation, international trade, and competition law

Part V Transatlantic regulatory cooperation in selected sectors

Part VI The interface between international regulatory initiatives and the domestic legal environment

Part VII Transatlantic regulatory cooperation, democracy, and accountability

Part VIII The future of regulatory cooperation: strategic directions and institutional implications

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