New Approaches to International Regulatory Cooperation: The Challenge of TTIP, TPP, and Mega-Regional Trade Agreements

29 Pages Posted: 16 Feb 2016

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Reeve Bull

Administrative Conference of the United States

Neysun A. Mahboubi

University of Pennsylvania

Richard B. Stewart

New York University School of Law

Jonathan B. Wiener

Duke University

Date Written: 2015

Abstract

The article explores challenges and opportunities associated with the rise of mega-regional trade agreements such as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). It considers the drivers of international regulatory cooperation (IRC), key institutional structures and techniques for achieving enhanced IRC, relevant governance issues, and approaches to overcoming the primary obstacles. The article also serves as the introduction to an issue of Law & Contemporary Problems examining IRC issues and highlights the key insights contained in the papers in that volume.

Keywords: international regulatory cooperation, transatlantic trade and investment partnership, TTIP, trans-pacific partnership, TPP, international trade, european union

Suggested Citation

Bull, Reeve and Mahboubi, Neysun and Stewart, Richard B. and Wiener, Jonathan Baert, New Approaches to International Regulatory Cooperation: The Challenge of TTIP, TPP, and Mega-Regional Trade Agreements (2015). Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 78, No. 4, 2015; Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2016-15. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2732059

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