Building New Competition Law Regimes: Selected Essays

Building New Competition Law Regimes: Selected Essays

by David Lewis (Editor)


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This detailed book focuses on the development of competition law institutions and contains case studies that examine this against the backdrop of the debate around global convergence of competition law and the limits imposed by particular national circumstances.
Five of the chapters examine the development of competition law regimes in a diverse range of countries: Mexico, Hungary, South Africa, Thailand (with comparative remarks on South Korea) and Zambia. The remaining chapters examine the role of multinational institutions, particularly the International Competition Network, and the practice of and potential for regional competition law arrangements. The majority of the authors are seasoned practitioners of competition law, all of whom acknowledge the importance of convergence, while simultaneously demonstrating the limits imposed by divergent national circumstances. This carefully edited collection is a companion volume to Enforcing Competition Rules in South Africa, an account of the development of competition law institutions in South Africa, authored by David Lewis and published by Edward Elgar.
Building New Competition Law Regimes will be of particular benefit to scholars, teachers and practitioners of competition law. It will also be of interest to development studies scholars, teachers and practitioners and to specialists in the countries that are the subjects of the case studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781781953723
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 07/13/2013
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Edited by David Lewis, Executive Director, Corruption Watch and Extraordinary Professor, Gordon Institute of Business Science, South Africa

Table of Contents

1. Competition Policy in Mexico
Eduardo Pérez Motta and Heidi Claudia Sada Correa
2. The Evolution of the Hungarian Competition Regime: 2 Decades of Dynamic Change and Continuity
Csaba Kovács and Andreas P. Reindl
3. Pigeon-holed by Precedent: Form versus Substance in the Application of South African Competition Law
Janice Bleazard
4. The Political Economy of the Competition Regimes in Thailand and South Korea: A Comparison
Deunden Nikomborirak
5. The Role of SMMEs in the Formal and Informal Economy in Zambia: The Challenges Involved in Promoting them and Including them in Competition Regulation
Thula Kaira
6. The Past and Future of International Antitrust: Gaps, Overlaps and the Institutional Challenge
Eleanor Fox, John Fingleton and Sophie Mitchell
7. Regional Agreements
Alberto Heimler and Frédéric Jenny

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