Law and Policy in International Business

Articles from Vol. 29, No. 1, Fall

Communing with Disaster: What We Can Learn from the Jusen and the Savings and Loan Crises
Now that the Japanese economic miracle has soured into the Japanese economic meltdown, scholars are confronted with a new challenge: instead of trying to penetrate the secret of Japan's success, they must try to unravel the enigma of its misfortunes....
Cooperation, Conflict, and Convergence in Japanese Finance: Evidence from the "Jusen" Problem
I. INTRODUCTION The enduring image of Japan as a consensus-based society has dominated scholarly and popular approaches to Japanese law and political economy. The received wisdom holds that consensus guides the making of Japanese public policy...
Mergers and Acquisitions in the European Community and the United States: A Movement toward a Uniform Enforcement Body?
I. INTRODUCTION The extraterritorial application of competition laws is common in the world market. The European Community (EC) and the United States, which have the two largest international economies in the world,(1) often find themselves...
The Role of the World Bank in Controlling Corruption
Widespread corruption is a symptom that the state is functioning poorly. Ineffective states can retard and misdirect economic growth. International aid and lending organizations have begun to focus on corruption control as part of a general rethinking...