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Title Competition and the State / edited by Thomas K. Cheng, Ioannis Lianos, and D. Daniel Sokol
Published Stanford, California : Stanford Law Books, an imprint of Stanford University Press, [2014]


Description 1 online resource (302 pages)
Series Global Competition Law and Economics
Global competition law and economics.
Contents Contributors; Introduction; Part I: Conceptualizing and Re-Conceptualizing the Interaction between Competition Law and Government Activities; 1. Privatization and Competition Policy (Alexander Volokh); 2. Toward a Bureaucracy-Centered Theory of the Interaction between Competition Law and State Activities (Ioannis Lianos); 3. Competition Issues and Private Infrastructure Investment through Public-Private Partnerships (R. Richard Geddes); Part II: Is There a Need for a Specific Substantive Legal Framework in Domestic and International Competition Law?
4. State-Owned Enterprises versus the State: Lessons from Trade Law (Wentong Zheng)5. What Drives Merger Control? : How Government Sets the Rules and Play (D. Daniel Sokol); 6. Antitrust Enforcement and Regulation: Different Standards but Incentive Coherent? (Alberto Heimler); 7. International Law and Competition Policy (Paul B. Stephan); 8. The Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act: Further Limitations on the Ability of the Antitrust Regime to Promote Consumer Welfare (Joseph P. Bauer); Part III: Jurisdictional Experiences
9. Competition Advocacy of the Korean Competition Authority (Dae-Sik Hong)10. Competition and the State in China (Thomas K. Cheng); 11. State Aids in European Union Competition Law (Leigh Hancher and Francesco Salerno); 12. Australian Experience with Competition Law: The State as a Market Actor (Deborah Healey); 13. Merger Analysis and Public Transport Service Contracts (Philippe Gagnepain, Marc Ivaldi, and Chantal Latgé-Roucolle); Notes; Index
Summary Competition and the State analyzes the role of the state across a number of dimensions as it relates to competition law and policy across a number of dimensions. This book re-conceptualizes the interaction between competition law and government activities in light of the profound transformation of the conception of state action in recent years by looking to the challenges of privatization, new public management, and public-private partnerships. It then asks whether there is a substantive legal framework that might be put in place to address competition issues as they relate to the
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Antitrust law.
Restraint of trade.
Competition -- Government policy
LAW -- Military.
LAW -- Antitrust.
Antitrust law.
Competition -- Government policy.
Restraint of trade.
Internationales Recht
Europäische Union.
Form Electronic book
Author Cheng, Thomas K., editor.
Lianos, Ioannis, editor.
Sokol, D. Daniel, editor.
ISBN 9780804791625