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The Design of Competition Law Institutions
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The Design of Competition Law Institutions: Global Norms, Local Choices

Eleanor M Fox and Michael J Trebilcock

Abstract

Competition (or antitrust) law is national law. More than 120 jurisdictions have adopted their own competition law. Is there a need for convergence of the competition law systems of the world? Much effort has been devoted to nudging substantive law convergence in the absence of an international law of competition. But it is widely acknowledged that institutions play as great a role as substantive principles in the harmonious — or dissonant — application of the law. This book provides an in-depth study of the institutions of antitrust. It does so through a particular inquiry: Do the competition ... More

Keywords: competition law, antitrust law, substantive rules, global process norms, global governance, WTO, OECD

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199670048
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670048.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Eleanor M Fox, editor
Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation at New York University School of Law

Michael J Trebilcock, editor
University Professor and Professor of Law and Economics, University of Toronto

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