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Competition Law And The Wto: Rethinking The Relationship, David J. Gerber Jan 2007

Competition Law And The Wto: Rethinking The Relationship, David J. Gerber

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This essay identifies obstacles to the inclusion of a competition law regime in the WTO and suggests changes that are likely to be necessary if competition law is to become an effective part of the WTO. Two obstacles have impeded inclusion of competition law in the WTO's legal regime and are likely to continue to do so. They are (i) a lack of confidence that the norms, practices and procedures of the WTO rest on a robust conception of community and (ii) uncertainty and concern about what form of competition law might be included and what its role in ...