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Notre Dame Law School

Jurisdiction

1992

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The Extraterritorial Application Of Antitrust Laws: The United States And European Community Approaches, Roger P. Alford Jan 1992

The Extraterritorial Application Of Antitrust Laws: The United States And European Community Approaches, Roger P. Alford

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This Arti­cle compares the differing approaches of the United States and the European Community as they wrestle with the question of how to regulate foreign anticompetitive activity. More specifically, this Arti­cle highlights the distinctive features of the U.S. "effects doctrine" and the European Community's "implementation approach" and ana­lyzes the differences that exist between the two systems. Only the U.S. doctrine openly provides for the consideration of international comity concerns, but both approaches have been used liberally to assert jurisdiction over foreign defendants. Part II of this Article pro­vides a background to the subject by briefly outlining the traditional bases of …