Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Competition Law and Policy in Developing Countries: A Critical Assessment of the Challenges to Establishing an Effective Competition Law Regime
Posted by D. Daniel Sokol
ABSTRACT: This article offers a critical assessment of the challenges facing developing countries in their efforts to establish effective competition law regimes domestically. In doing so, the article considers the unique circumstances and interests of developing countries and gives numerous examples from practice in order to analyse all of the crucial aspects of this topic. The article considers the challenges facing developing countries in a wider cultural, economic, legal and political context in order to give proper reflection of the true reality prevailing in developing countries and demonstrate how competition law and policy in these countries is a unique topic, which raises issues different from those specialists are usually familiar with from the experience of the developed world in the field.