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The Institutional Structure of Antitrust Enforcement
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The Institutional Structure of Antitrust Enforcement

Daniel A. Crane

Abstract

This book provides a comprehensive treatment of the history, structure, and behavior of the various US institutions that enforce antitrust laws, such as the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission. It addresses the relationship between corporate regulations and antitrust, the uniquely American approach of having two federal antitrust agencies, antitrust federalism, and the predominance of private enforcement over public enforcement. It also draws comparisons with the structure of institutional enforcement outside the United States in the European Union and in other parts of the ... More

Keywords: US institutions, antitrust laws, Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, corporate regulation, public enforcement, World Trade Organization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780195372656
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372656.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daniel A. Crane, author
University of Michigan Law School
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