Antitrust in Germany and Japan: The First Fifty Years, by John O. Haley

By John O. Haley

Antitrust in Germany and Japan offers an cutting edge, comparative research of the improvement and enforcement of 2 antitrust regimes, illustrating how each one was once formed via American profession techniques and rules following global battle II. First imposed in 1947, the antitrust controls in Germany and Japan have been the world�s first outdoors the USA. these enacted in Japan proceed in strength, while in Germany, following a decade of dialogue, the profession laws used to be outmoded in 1975 by way of the legislations opposed to Restraints of Competition.

This research explores the ironies and error that ended in the enactment of the German and eastern statutes and emphasizes the unforeseen measure of convergence that has happened in past times fifty years via modification and perform. It compares intimately the institutional constitution and approaches for the enforcement of antitrust controls in addition to the procedure of treatments and sanctions to be had lower than each one statute. It notes the debates in Germany and Japan over the effectiveness of statutes, really the nonetheless well timed debate in Seventies Germany over an offer for felony sanctions.

Antitrust in Germany and Japan unearths many unforeseen and debatable similarities among the 2 antitrust regimes and demonstrates the level to which American coverage towards Germany decided American coverage in Japan not just in the course of presurrender making plans but additionally through the career. It additionally demanding situations the present view of the relative energy of antitrust controls in Germany relative to the weak point of antitrust in Japan.

This ebook should be of curiosity to company legal professionals in addition to to felony historians and students of political economy.

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