Multilevel Governance, Lead Jurisdiction Concepts and Global Competition [Mehr-Ebenen-Governance, Leitjurisdiktionskonzepte Und Globaler Wettbewerb]

24 Pages Posted: 15 Apr 2009  

Oliver Budzinski

Ilmenau University of Technology

Date Written: April 14, 2009

Abstract

This paper discusses the prospects and limits of combining the governance principles of multilevel governance and lead jurisdictions models for international antitrust. In doing so, it targets to contribute bridging a gap in the current world economic order, i.e. the lack of supranational governance of private international restrictions to market competition. Competition policy on the global level restricts itself to the selection and appointment of appropriate lead jurisdictions for concrete cross-border antitrust cases, while the substantive treatment remains within the competence of the existing “national” antitrust regimes. Further research about lead jurisdictions as an innovative mode of global governance is advocated.

Notes: Downloadable document is in German.

Keywords: international competition policy, multilevel governance, lead jurisdiction concepts, global governance, international antitrust

JEL Classification: F02, K21, L40, F53

Suggested Citation

Budzinski, Oliver, Multilevel Governance, Lead Jurisdiction Concepts and Global Competition [Mehr-Ebenen-Governance, Leitjurisdiktionskonzepte Und Globaler Wettbewerb] (April 14, 2009). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1379608 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1379608

Oliver Budzinski (Contact Author)

Ilmenau University of Technology ( email )

Ilmenau, D-98684
Germany

HOME PAGE: http://www.tu-ilmenau.de/wth

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