Law and Policy in International Business

Articles from Vol. 28, No. 2, Winter

An Analysis of the Political Economy of China's Enterprise Conglomerates: A Study of the Reform of the Electric Power Industry in China
INTRODUCTION The sweeping reform taking place in the electric power sector of the People's Republic of China (PRC) provides a timely opportunity to analyze an important practical application of the PRC's Company Law.(1) The Company Law, which...
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Fighting Software Piracy in Cyberspace: Legal and Technological Solutions
I. Introduction Advertisements like the one above are a growing trend on the Internet,(2) heralding a new era of confidence among hackers in Cyberspace.(3) Software pirates boldly advertise their wares(4) using real e-mail addresses, even providing...
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Let There Be Fraud (Abroad): A Proposal for a New U.S. Jurisprudence with Regard to the Extraterritorial Application of the Anti-Fraud Provisions of the 1933 and 1934 Securities Acts
With the growth of foreign participation in the U.S. securities market and the increasing numbers of U.S. investors investing abroad,(1) questions of the extraterritorial application of U.S. securities laws have become quite important. The paucity...
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Outlawing Transnational Bribery through the World Trade Organization
Every country in the world makes bribery of its own officials illegal.(1) Nonetheless, demands by foreign government officials that bribes be paid are considered by many businesspersons in Europe and the United States to be among the greatest problems...
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Tetra Pak International SA V. Commission (Tetra Pak II): The European Approach to Monopoly Leveraging
While U.S. antitrust jurisprudence has seen the expansion and decline(1) of the monopoly leveraging doctrine(2) over the last decade, European Community (EC) competition law has witnessed the steady extension of its scope to cover conduct on separate...
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The Need for Greater U.S. Assistance in Promoting Russian Defense Conversion
Since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the West has struggled to integrate the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) into the various economic, political, and military security regimes that shape international relations in the post-Cold...
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Title IV of the Helms-Burton Act: A Questionable Secondary Boycott
I. INTRODUCTION "[T]he choice is between an ice cream sundae and a root canal treatment."(1) With the passage of the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996, generally known as the Helms-Burton Act,(2) that is the choice...
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