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1st Edition

The Internationalisation of Competition Rules

ISBN 9780415685443
Published August 9, 2011 by Routledge
448 Pages

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Book Description

The widespread move towards more market-driven models of political economy combined with the expanding internationalisation of business and commerce has led to a series of proposals for global competition rules. To date these proposals have been hotly contested. The purpose of this book is to investigate in some depth whether there is a rational foundation for pursuing international competition rules, and what form these laws should take. The book takes examples from existing competition laws around the world, in particular the US and the EU both of which have a long history of enforcing established competition rules.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction  1. Introduction  Part 2: The Nature and Importance of Anti-Competitive Activities  2. Private Trade Barriers  3. Export Cartels  4. International Cartels  5. International Single Firm Conduct  Part 3: Application of Existing Measures to Anti-Competitive Conduct  6. Unilateralism  7. Cooperation  8. WTO Rules  9. Solutions

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Brendan J. Sweeney is the Deputy Head of the Department of Business Law and Taxation at Monash University, Australia.