Articles

The Future of International Regulatory Cooperation: TTIP as a Learning Process Toward a Global Policy Laboratory

A. ALEMANNO, J. WIENER

Law and Contemporary Problems

2015, vol. 78, n°4, pp.103-136

Departments: Tax & Law, GREGHEC (CNRS)

Keywords: TTIP, Regulatory Cooperation, Convergence, Divergence, Mutual Recognition, Equivalence, MRA, US-EU, race to the bottom

http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2704400


At the time of the negotiations of 'new generation' trade agreements, such as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, this article focuses on an important consideration that may be neglected in current efforts to attain international regulatory convergence (IRC): The benefits of learning from regulatory variation, and the design of institutions