Law and Policy in International Business

Articles from Vol. 33, No. 3, Spring

International Antitrust at the Crossroads: The End of Antitrust History or the Clash of Competition Policy Civilizations?
I. INTRODUCTION The great question facing U.S. antitrust law in the next few years is how to respond to the European Union's (EU) increasing pressure for the inclusion of antitrust standards in the managed regime for world trade. (1) In this...
Introduction: Issue on the Harmonization of the Securities Laws
The idea of international harmonization of the securities laws--the subject of this Issue--seems on its face happy and uncontroversial. But it isn't, necessarily. The scholarly field of "comparative" securities law has been thriving in recent years...
Regulation of Alternative Trading Systems: Evolving Regulatory Models and Prospects for Increased Regulatory Coordination and Convergence
I. INTRODUCTION In recent years, the emergence and growth of electronic trading platforms for securities and other financial instruments has spurred significant debate among financial market regulators. Rapid advances in technology have permitted...
Rule 15a-6 and the International Marketplace: Time for a New Idea?
I. INTRODUCTION One of the most significant trends in financial services during the last several decades has been the continuing internationalization and interconnection among local securities markets and market intermediaries. Issuers increasingly...