||Transatlantic Investment: Towards
a Transatlantic Marketplace?
Decades of mutual financial investment have
led to the close integration of the transatlantic economies.
At times, economic interdependence has led to disputes, based
on regulatory differences or divergent legal traditions. In
their attempt to smooth these disputes and reap added economic
benefits, the transatlantic partners have committed themselves
to create a fully-integrated transatlantic marketplace by 2015,
promising to cement the dominance of EU-US relations in world
markets. However, as the world is heading for its deepest recession
in decades, fundamental questions are being raised about the
sustainability of the transatlantic economy. This brief examines
the role of transatlantic investment and the future of transatlantic
- Transatlantic Investment: General Trends
- Transatlantic Disputes: the Result of Regulatory Differences?
- Creating a Transatlantic Marketplace?
- The Impact of the Economic Crisis