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No. 276. Pre-empting Technical Barriers in the Single Market
No. 276. Pre-empting Technical Barriers in the Single Market

Author(s): Jacques Pelkmans, Anabela Correia de Brito
Subject(s): Economic policy, EU-Accession / EU-DEvelopment, Financial Markets
Published by: CEPS Centre for European Policy Studies
Keywords: Single Market; regulatory barriers; EU Countries;
Summary/Abstract: Effective enforcement and compliance with EU law is not just a legal necessity, it is also of economic interest since the potential of the Single Market will be fully exploited. Enforcement barriers generate unjustified costs and hindrancesor uncertainty for cross-border business and might deprive consumers from receiving the full benefit of greater choice and/or cheaper offers.

  • Page Count: 10
  • Publication Year: 2012
  • Language: English