Cooperation, Comity, and Competition Policy by Andrew T. Guzman

Cooperation, Comity, and Competition Policy

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Cooperation, Comity, and Competition Policy, edited by Andrew T. Guzman, illustrates how domestic competition law policies intersect with the realities of international business. It offers a discussion of what might be done to improve the way in which cross-border business is handled bycompetition policy.The first part of the book provides country reports written by local experts explaining the extraterritorial reach of national laws. Each country report summarizes existing domestic law and examines the conditions under which each country applies its substantive competition laws to conduct thattakes place abroad. These chapters also address the question of comity, meaning the circumstances in which a country would decline to exercise jurisdiction on the grounds that another state is the more appropriate jurisdiction. Finally, the extent of cooperation between the local government andother states is examined. In conducting cross-border business activity, these reports provide the reader with a sense of the multiple jurisdictions that a business must consider within the scope of how laws from various states interact and overlap. The countries covered include: Australia, Brazil,Canada, China, the EC, Israel, Japan, Singapore and the United States. The second part of the book offers several proposals for effectively managing these overlapping competition policy regimes. Written by top academics and practitioners, the proposals render some of the most important current thinking on the topic. The country reports and the expert policy proposals together provide a unique perspective on international competition policy and the challenges of the international competition policy regime.

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Andrew T. Guzman is Professor of Law, Director of the Advanced Law Degree Programs, and Associate Dean for International and Executive Education at Berkeley Law School, University of California, Berkeley. Professor Guzman holds a J.D. and Ph.D. (economics) from Harvard University. He has written extensively on international trade, in...
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Title:Cooperation, Comity, and Competition PolicyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.98 inPublished:December 17, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Part One: Country ReportsEdward T. Swaine: A. Cooperation, Comity, and Competition Policy: United StatesDamien Geradin, Marc Ryersen and David Henry: B. Extraterritoriality, Comity and Cooperation in EC Competition LawEdward Iacobucci: C. The International Reach of Canadian Competition LawLuciano Benetti Timm: D. Jurisdiction, Cooperation, Comity and Competition Policy in Brazilian International Antitrust LawNaoki Ohkubo and Zenichi Shishido: E. Cooperation, Comity, and Competition Policy: JapanMichal S. Gal: F. Extra-territorial Application of Antitrust-The Case of a Small Economy (Israel)Dong Ling: G. Cooperation, Comity and Competition in ChinaBurton Ong: H. Cooperation, Comity and Competition Policy in SingaporeAllan Fels and Zaven Mardirossian: I. Cooperation, Comity and Competition Policy in AustraliaD. Daniel Sokol: J. International Antitrust InstitutionsPart Two: Policy ProposalsPaul B. Stephen: A. The Problem with CooperationYong Huang: B. Coordination of International Competition Policies-An Anatomy Based on Chinese RealityEleanor M. Fox: C. Antitrust Without Borders: From Roots to Codes to NetworksMaher M. Dabbah: D. Future Directions in Bilateral Cooperation: A Policy PerspectivePhilip Marsden: E. The Curious Incident of Positive Comity-The Dog That Didn't Bark [and the Trade Dogs That Just Might Bite]Anu Bradford: F. International Antitrust Cooperation and the Preference for Non-Binding RegimesAndrew Guzman: G. Competition Law and Cooperation: Possible StrategiesIndex