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Policy Proposals  Trade, Investiment, EPA/FTA Recommendations for Japan-EU Regulatory Cooperation - Looking beyond concluding the EPA/FTA -

17 March 2015
KEIDANREN

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Recommendations

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I. Why Is Now the Time for Regulatory Cooperation?

  1. 1. Economic Globalization
  2. 2. Progress of Mega-EPA/FTA Negotiations

II. Why Cooperate with the EU?

  1. 1. Common Values and Shared Principles
  2. 2. Strong Regulatory Influence
  3. 3. EU Expectations of Regulatory Cooperation with Japan
  4. 4. Challenges to be Addressed by Japan
  5. 5. Japan-EU EPA/FTA and Regulatory Cooperation

III. Regulatory Cooperation with the EU: Horizontal Cooperation

  1. 1. Regulatory Coherence and Transparency
  2. 2. Harmonization and Mutual Recognition of Standards and Regulations
  3. 3. Mechanism for Ongoing Regulatory Cooperation

IV. Regulatory Cooperation with the EU: Sectoral and Specific Cooperation

  1. 1. Sectoral Cooperation
    1. (1) Automobiles
    2. (2) Chemicals
    3. (3) ICT
    4. (4) Medical devices
    5. (5) Pharmaceuticals
    6. (6) Textiles
    7. (7) Other
  2. 2. Cooperation on Specific Issues
    1. (1) Personal data protection
    2. (2) Unification of European patent system
    3. (3) Measures to combat counterfeit goods
    4. (4) EU regulations on conflict minerals

V. Starting Point for a New Economic Order

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