Market Integration: The EU Experience and Implications for Regulatory Reform in China

  • Niels Philipsen
  • Stefan E. Weishaar
  • Guangdong Xu

Part of the China-EU Law Series book series (CELS, volume 2)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Stefan E. Weishaar, Niels Philipsen, Guangdong Xu
    Pages 1-11
  3. Competition Law and Public Procurement

  4. Financial Regulation

  5. Freedom of Establishment, Professional Regulation and Self-Regulation

  6. Conclusions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 309-309
    2. Stefan E. Weishaar, Niels Philipsen
      Pages 311-317

About this book


This book examines the relationship between regulation and market integration, with a special focus on China. It pursues a Law and Economics and Comparative Law approach (China and EU) to analyze the current obstacles to market integration and domestic economic growth in China. Topics covered at the national level include competition law, public procurement rules and financial regulation. At the regional and local level, this book addresses questions related to administrative monopolies, self-regulation, legal services markets, and environmental law.


Comparative law Economic deveopment Law and economics Market integration Self-regulation

Editors and affiliations

  • Niels Philipsen
    • 1
  • Stefan E. Weishaar
    • 2
  • Guangdong Xu
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of LawMaastricht UniversityMaastrichtThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Faculty of LawUniversity of GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Centre for Law and EconomicsChina University of Political Science and LawBeijingChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Law and Criminology
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-48272-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-48273-5
  • Series Print ISSN 2198-2708
  • Series Online ISSN 2198-2716
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