Of Myths and Evidence: An Analysis of 40 U.S. Cases for Countries Considering a Private Right of Action for Competition Law Violations
Global Competition Litigation Review, Vol. 2, No. 126, 2009
31 Pages Posted: 18 Sep 2009 Last revised: 2 Mar 2010
Date Written: May 19, 2009
This article assesses some of the benefits of private enforcement of the United States antitrust laws by analyzing forty large recent, successful private cases. It should help in assessing the desirability and efficacy of private enforcement - information that may prove useful to jurisdictions contemplating a private right of action for competition cases.
Keywords: antitrust, competition, competition law, competition law enforcement, private antitrust enforcement, private rights of action, private competition litigation
JEL Classification: K21, K29, K39, K49
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