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MUTUAL RECOGNITION OF REGULATORY REGIMES: SOME LESSONS AND PROSPECTS - Contents
I. Introductory remarks
II. Mutual recognition and its alternatives: residual, hybrid or core paradigm?
II.1. Lessons from the EU experience: policed national treatment, harmonization and mutual recognition
II.2. MR as the core paradigm
III. Balancing benefits and costs: the case for "managed mutual recognition"
III.1 The trade rationale: market demand for mutual recognition
III.2. The regulatory rationale: costs and benefits of regulatory competition and co-operation
III.3. The political rationale: sovereignty, subsidiarity and accountability
IV. Negotiation dynamics: Lessons from the US-EU bilateral MRA
IV.1. The scope of MRAs : Standards vs conformity assessment
IV.2. US vs EU conformity assessment systems in the early 1990s
IV.3. The negotiations: Obstacles to agreement and bargains
V. Implementing MRAs: The design of sustainable contracts
V.1. Core elements
V.2. Making options and trade-offs explicit
VI. Towards world-wide mutual recognition?
VI.1 The de facto contagion effect of MRAs
VI.2. The WTO framework: MFN vs MRAs
VI.3. Pro-active non-discrimination
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