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- The Interplay of Institutions. Linkages between Enacting and Implementing Competition Law in India by Amber Darr
- Public Policy Considerations in Competition Enforcement: Merger Control in South Africa by Azza A. Raslan
- The Global Seed Market, Competition Law and Intellectual Property Rights: Untying the Gordian Knot by Ioannis Lianos, Dmitry Katalevsky and Alexey Ivanov
- Superior Bargaining Power and the Global Food Value Chain. The Wuthering Heights of Holistic Competition Law? by Ioannis Lianos and Claudio Lombardi
For more working papers, please visit the CLES Research Paper Series section on this website.
Global Competition Law & Economics Series
- Convened by Professor Ioannis Lianos.
Purpose of the Series
This research project, involving the organization of international conferences and the publication of a book series with Stanford University Press, is aimed at one of the most central questions to the study of competition law – how law, economics and institutions respond to an increasingly global and interconnected competition law community. Given the importance of an increasingly international and comparative set of issues for competition law, one would expect to find a well developed set of conferences and books providing comparative and global perspectives from various jurisdictions, legal cultures and socio-economic contexts.
While in recent years there has been convergence in a number of areas of competition law, such as merger and cartel enforcement, other areas of significant disagreement remain, such as unilateral conduct. More recently, the role of the state in the economy, issues of due process and procedure, the impact of systemic macro-economic shocks, the interaction of competition law with other areas of law, such as intellectual property rights and its enforcement in dynamic and highly evolving industries became topics of concern for the global competition law community. The aim of the series is to explore the development of competition law in various regions of the world and to provide research of the highest quality in the area of competition law and economics that would enable policymakers around the world to tackle the complex task of setting an economically sophisticated, but also responsive to the specific jurisdiction's socio-economic context, competition law enforcement system.
- The Global Competition Law and Economics Series Conferences
- The Global Competition Law and Economics Series published by Stanford University Press, Ioannis Lianos and D. Daniel Sokol, series editorsCompetition law and economics (known in the United States as antitrust) is an area of cutting-edge academic work with significant policy implications. Once confined to the United States and a few other countries, antitrust has taken off as an area of study in a relatively short period of time. More than 100 jurisdictions now have competition laws. Increasingly, enforcement activities abroad have far-reaching implications for any antitrust regime. Moreover, developments in economic thinking have helped to reformulate attitudes in both academic and policy circles. This book series will be at the forefront of the development of new ideas and approaches within the field. For more information see our publications.
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