Is Lisbon the Answer or the Anathema to EC Trade Law and Policy?
THE DYNAMICS OF TRADE LAW AND ECONOMICS, S. Kierkegaard, ed., International Association of IT Lawyers, pp. 138-158, 2008
21 Pages Posted: 7 Sep 2008 Last revised: 11 Dec 2008
Date Written: September 6, 2008
The Lisbon Treaty tries to improve in efficiency and accountability in European Union (EU) trade policy-making. This paper recognizes the validity of the EU Member States' misgivings about giving too prominent a role to the European Commission. Have we now reached after the Lisbon Treaty reforms an adequate institutional balance in EC trade policy?
Keywords: Lisbon Treaty, trust, collective action, democratic deficit
JEL Classification: K33
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