• Executive Summary
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Regulatory Models
  • 3. Legal Part
  • 4. Economic Parts
  • 4.1 Regulatory Indices
  • 4.2 Market Outcomes: Transaction Costs
  • 4.3 Market Outcomes: Assessment of Service
  • 4.4 Econometric Analysis
  • 5. Case Studies
  • 5.1 England and Wales: Lawyers and Licensed Conveyancers System
  • 5.2 Germany: Latin Notary System
  • 5.3 Netherlands: Deregulated Notary System
  • 5.4 Sweden: Licensed Real Estate Agent System
  • Conclusions and Way Forward
  • Key Findings
  • Way forward
  • I. Introduction
  • 1. Background
  • 2. Aims and Methodology
  • 3. Approach and Structure
  • II. Size of the legal conveyancing services market in the EU27
  • III. Legal Part
  • 1. Definition: Conveyancing disaggregated
  • 2. Types of Professionals and Services Offered
  • 2.1 Real Estate Agents
  • 2.2 Technical Services
  • 2.3 Legal Services
  • 3. Mandatory or Voluntary Involvement and Scope of Services
  • 4. Professional Regulation
  • 4.1 Real Estate Agents
  • 4.2 Latin Notaries
  • 4.3 Lawyers
  • 5. Justifications for Restrictive Professional Regulation
  • 5.1 The Latin Notary System
  • 5.2 The Dutch deregulated notary system
  • 5.3 The Lawyer System
  • 5.4 The Scandinavian Licensed Real Estate Agent System
  • 6. Summary on Regulatory Models
  • IV. Regulatory Indices
  • 1. Introduction and Methodology
  • 2. Regulation Indices for EU Countries
  • 2.1 Countries with “Latin notary” (LN-countries)
  • 2.2 Countries without “Latin” notaries
  • 2.3 Comparing “different worlds” of regulation of legal services inconveyancing
  • 3. Sensitivity tests with different models of weighting
  • Annex to Chapter IV: Sensitivity tests for regulation indiceswith different models of weighting
  • 1. MERI and MCRI for different professions: outcomes of alternativemethodologies of weighting
  • 2. Overall regulation indices: outcomes of alternative methodologies ofweighting
  • 3. Comparing “different worlds” of regulation of legal services inconveyancing with three alternative models o