Competition Law Compliance Programmes

Author: Johannes Paha
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319446332
Release Date: 2016-11-17
Genre: Law

This book reviews and presents antitrust law compliance programmes from different angles. These programmes have been increasingly implemented and refined by firms over recent years, and various aspects of this topic have been researched. The contributions in this book extend beyond the treatment of legal issues and show how lawyers, economists, psychologists, and business scholars can help design antitrust law compliance programmes more effectively and run them more efficiently.

Law and Corporate Behaviour

Author: Christopher Hodges
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9781782255833
Release Date: 2015-10-22
Genre: Law

This book examines the theories and practice of how to control corporate behaviour through legal techniques. The principal theories examined are deterrence, economic rational acting, responsive regulation, and the findings of behavioural psychology. Leading examples of the various approaches are given in order to illustrate the models: private enforcement of law through litigation in the USA, public enforcement of competition law by the European Commission, and the recent reform of policies on public enforcement of regulatory law in the United Kingdom. Noting that behavioural psychology has as yet had only limited application in legal and regulatory theory, the book then analyses various European regulatory structures where behavioural techniques can be seen or could be applied. Sectors examined include financial services, civil aviation, pharmaceuticals, and workplace health & safety. Key findings are that 'enforcement' has to focus on identifying the causes of non-compliance, so as to be able to support improved performance, rather than be based on fear motivating complete compliance. Systems in which reporting is essential for safety only function with a no-blame culture. The book concludes by proposing an holistic model for maximising compliance within large organisations, combining public regulatory and criminal controls with internal corporate systems and external influences by stakeholders, held together by a unified core of ethical principles. Hence, the book proposes a new theory of ethical regulation.

Competitive Advantage and Competition Policy in Developing Countries

Author: Paul Cook
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: STANFORD:36105123325479
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Social Science

'. . . a very good overview of both industry specific and policy issues facing developing economies as they embrace competition policy. the authors should be congratulated for raising our awareness of an increasingly important area of competition development.' - Ray Steinwall, Competition and Consumer Law Journal

Shaping of European Education

Author: Martin Lawn
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317750970
Release Date: 2014-09-15
Genre: Education

The range, speed and scale of Europeanizing effects in education, and their complexity, has produced a relatively new field of study. Using scholarship and research drawn from sociology, politics and education, this book examines the rise of international and transnational policy and the flow of data and people around Europe to study Europeanizing processes and situations in education. Each chapter creates a space for policy research on European education, involving a range of disciplines to develop empirical studies about European institutions, networks and processes; the interplay between policy-makers, stakeholders, experts, and researchers; and the space between the European and the national. The volume investigates the construction of European education, exploring the consideration of the role of think tanks and consultancies, international organizations, researcher mobilities, standards, indicators of higher education, and cultural metaphor. Bringing together international contributors from a variety of disciplines across Europe, the book will be of key value to academics, researchers and postgraduate students in the fields of education studies, politics and sociology.

The Criminalization of European Cartel Enforcement

Author: Peter Whelan
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199670062
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Law

The challenges facing the criminalisation of cartel activity in the European Union are threefold: theoretical, legal, and practical. This book analyses these crucial challenges so that the complexity of the process of European antitrust criminalisation can be accurately understood.

SMEs in Mexico Issues and Policies

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
ISBN: UCSD:31822034354456
Release Date: 2007-03-14

Assesses the comprehensive SME policies introduced by the Mexican Government during the past six years aimed at improving the efficiency and competitiveness of Mexican SMEs by reducing barriers to entrepreneurial activity.

Environment Abstracts

ISBN: UOM:39015023881777
Release Date: 1992
Genre: Ecology

This database encompasses all aspects of the impact of people and technology on the environment and the effectiveness of remedial policies and technologies, featuring more than 950 journals published in the U.S. and abroad. The database also covers conference papers and proceedings, special reports from international agencies, non-governmental organizations, universities, associations and private corporations. Other materials selectively indexed include significant monographs, government studies and newsletters.

Regulatory Impact Assessment

Author: C. H. Kirkpatrick
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 9781847208774
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Law

The practice of regulatory impact assessment has long needed a critical evaluation. This volume, which is interdisciplinary and international, and combines academic and practitioner insights, hits the spot to great effect. Colin Scott, UCD College of Business and Law and UCD School of Law, Ireland Better state regulation is a key component of economic reform. This is the first book to comprehensively explore international experience in the use of Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA), which involves assessing the potential benefits and costs of any regulatory change. The contributors reveal that RIA is being adopted by an increasing number of countries as a route to better regulation with varying degrees of success. The book includes contributions from leading experts on regulatory reform and introduces a range of case studies from developed, developing and transitional economies. Comprehensive in its approach, this book contributes to the literature on evidence-based decision making as part of the new public management. By rigorously examining the principles of better regulation and focusing on the problem of applicability and adoption of RIA practices around the world, it will greatly aid understanding of regulatory policy design and implementation. The book will be invaluable for academics and researchers of public policy and management in developed, developing and transitional countries. It will also be of great practical relevance to government administrators and policymakers challenged by the need to understand the scope and limitations of RIA.