New Competition Jurisdictions: Shaping Policies and Building Institutions

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Richard Whish, Christopher Townley
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2012 - Law - 368 pages
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'The most thoughtful collection available of insights into the challenges facing new competition jurisdictions. Whish and Townley have brought together experts on approaches global, comparative and local, combined with fresh inter-disciplinary insight
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
the early US premerger notification experience and its meaning for new systems of competition law
9
PART ONE Challenges and obstacles to adopting competition laws
29
three models to follow
35
3 The political economy of competition law reform in new jurisdictions
67
the Central American countries experience
91
Commentary on Part One chapters
119
deterrence
131
lessons from South Africa on the deterrence of cartel conduct
183
Commentary on Part Two chapters
212
PART THREE The global perspective
225
8 Does implementation of merger regulation impede inbound crossborder mergers? Analysisof developed versus developing countries
231
a case study on Brazil
260
PART FOUR Teaching and researching competition law and economics in new competition jurisdictions
289
10 Cooperating in the development of competition law and economics academics in new jurisdictions
291
Index
333

5 Increasing deterrence in Latin American competition law enforcement regimes
139
the role of private enforcement
167

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