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Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: The Shifting Roles of the EU, the US and California

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Edited by: David Vogel, Johan Swinnen

ISBN13: 9781849807548
Published: July 2011
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £99.00

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This well-documented book analyzes the possibilities and constraints of regulatory cooperation between the EU and the US (particularly California) with a specific focus on environmental protection, food safety and agriculture, biosafety and biodiversity. Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation features eleven original essays by leading academics of regulation on both sides of the Atlantic. They explore topics such as the impact of federalism on regulatory policies both within the US and Europe, the transatlantic dynamics of water policy, climate change, pesticide and chemical regulation, and biotechnology. A primary focus of this timely study is on the shifting roles of California and the EU as regulatory leaders and ITS impact on future regulatory cooperation across the Atlantic. This informative book will appeal to graduate and postgraduate students, as well as academics and researchers in international relations, business, law and economics who are working on regulatory issues. The policy community which focuses on regulation and transatlantic regulatory relations will also find it an important resource.

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Introduction Heddy Riss, Johan F.M. Swinnen and David Vogel PART I: FEDERALISM AND COOPERATION AT THE NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL LEVELS 1. Legal Guidelines for Cooperation between the EU and American State Governments Daniel Farber 2. Transatlantic Environmental Regulation-making: Strengthening Cooperation between California and the EU Christina G. Hioureas and Bruce E. Cain 3. California Motor Vehicle Standards and Federalism: Lessons for the EU Ann E. Carlson PART II: ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION 4. Rivers of Diversity: Water Regulation in California and the EU Gabrielle Bouleau and Matt Kondolf 5. Reshaping Chemicals Policy on Two Sides of the Atlantic: The Promise of Improved Sustainability through International Collaboration Megan R. Schwarzman and Michael P. Wilson 6. Climate Change Policy in California: Balancing Markets versus Regulation Michael Hanemann and Chris Busch PART III: FOOD SAFETY AND AGRICULTURE 7. US versus EU Biotechnology Regulations and Comparative Advantage: Implications for Future Conflicts and Trade Gal Hochman, Gordon Rausser and David Zilberman 8. Circuits of Regulation: Transatlantic Perspectives on Persistent Organic Pollutants and Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals Chris Ansell and Jorg Balsiger 9. How to Get Out of the Transatlantic Regulatory Deadlock Over Genetically Modified Organisms? Alberto Alemanno PART IV: THE POTENTIAL AND LIMITS OF INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY COOPERATION 10. Food Labels and the Environment: Towards Harmonization of EU and US Organic Standards David E. Winickoff and Kendra Klein 11. EU-US Horizontal Regulatory Cooperation: Mutual Recognition of Impact Assessment? Anne C.M. Meuwese PART V: SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS AND IMPLICATIONS 12. Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: Conclusions and Implications Axel Marx and Jan Wouters 13. Lessons Learned and Suggestions for Improving Regulatory Cooperation between California and the EU Ian Clark Index