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This Article examines the policies and practices of the European Commission toward various forms of bilateral regulatory cooperation with administrative agencies of the United States. To place this Article's findings in a proper perspective, it is essential to understand both (A) the selection of the European Community (E.C.) as an appropriate overseas regulatory jurisdiction for such cooperation and (B) the reasons for focusing on the European Commission among the various E.C. institutions. Those questions are taken up in this Introduction. Part I describes in some detail the organization and functioning of the Commission. Part II – the core of this Article – analyzes the Commission's practices and policies on regulatory cooperation with U.S. agencies at all levels. Finally, Part III offers some general conclusions that may be drawn from this inquiry.


Administrative Law | European Law | International Law | Law