v Overview of Contents 1. Engagement, Scope of the Study, Procedure 1 2. Introduction: Trade Liberalization and the Safeguarding of Protection Policies 1 3. The System of Regulatory Cooperation under CETA und TTIP 4 4. Safeguarding of European Protective Standards under Regulatory Cooperation 9 5. Democratic Legitimacy and Regulatory Cooperation 14 6. Civil Society and Regulatory Cooperation 18 7. Need for Clarification and Recommendations 20