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Author Dabbah, Maher M.

Title Competition law and policy in the Middle East / Maher M. Dabbah
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 343 pages)
Contents Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- List of Abbreviations -- 1 Introduction -- 146;1 The Middle East in geographic terms -- 146;2 Geographical coverage of the book -- 146;3 The global significance of the Middle East -- 146;4 Sharpening the focus -- 146;5 The foundations of competition law and policy in the Middle East -- 146;6 The five issues -- 146;646;1 Foreign direct investment -- 146;646;2 Economic growth and poverty -- 146;646;3 Corporate governance -- 146;646;4 Institutional structure and design -- 146;646;5 Competition advocacy -- 146;7 Regional cooperation58; past44; present and future -- 146;8 Relationship with the European Community -- 146;9 Relationship with EFTA States -- 146;10 A book on competition law and policy in the Middle East -- 2 The relationship between Islam and competition law and policy -- 246;1 The relationship58; a myth or reality63; -- 246;2 Setting the scene58; competition law and Islamic roots -- 246;3 The role of competition law and policy in an economy -- 246;4 Competition law and policy in an Islamic economy -- 246;446;1 The Quran -- 246;446;2 The source of Ejtihad -- 246;5 The role of competition law in Islam58; the components -- 246;546;1 The value of trade and competition -- 246;546;2 Pricing practices and policies -- 246;546;3 Abuse of dominance and collusion -- 246;6 Enforcement58; the principle and institution of Hisba -- 246;646;1 The origins of Hisba -- 246;646;2 The institutional structure of Hisba -- 246;646;3 Expansion and demise of Hisba -- 246;646;4 Hisba Bill in Pakistan -- 246;7 Conclusions -- 3 Israel58; the regions oldest competition law -- 346;1 The origins of competition law in Israel58; the 1959 Law -- 346;2 From the 1959 Law to the 1988 Law and beyond -- 346;3 The path towards effective enforcement -- 346;4 The treatment of different business phenomena58; scope and limitations -- 346;446;1 Restrictive arrangements -- 346;446;2 Monopolies and monopolists -- 346;446;3 The regulation of mergers -- 346;5 Institutional structure -- 346;546;1 The Israel Antitrust Authority -- 346;546;2 The Restrictive Business Practices Tribunal -- 346;546;3 The Exemptions and Mergers Committee -- 346;546;4 Minister of Industry44; Trade and Labour -- 346;546;5 Other bodies and individuals -- 346;6 Orders and penalties -- 346;7 Role of third parties -- 346;8 Competition advocacy -- 346;9 International outlook and activities -- 346;946;1 Consulting foreign experiences -- 346;946;2 Participation in international organisations -- 346;946;3 Links with the EC and the EFTA States -- 346;946;4 Cooperation with the USA -- 346;10 Reflections -- 346;1046;1 Ex ante regulation v46; competition -- 346;1046;2 The problematic government47;business relationship -- 346;1046;3 Gaps in the Law -- 346;1046;4 The issue of discretion -- 346;1046;5 Protecting competitors -- 346;1046;6 Non45;competition considerations -- 346;1046;7 Should the 1988 Law be replaced63; -- 4 Turkey58; a European dream from the other side of the border -- 446;1 Arriving at the competition law scene58; economic44; political and social dynamics -- 446;2 The Law on the Protection of Competition -- 446;246;1 Aims44; scope and nature -- 446;246
Summary A comprehensive account of the development of competition law and policy in the Middle East
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Antitrust law -- Middle East.
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ISBN 0511367597 (electronic bk.)
051149467X (ebook)
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