Although antitrust regulation is justified on neutral grounds of economic efficiency and consumer protection, it appears from the international perspective that nations instead may make decisions concerning the application of their antitrust laws based on what is good for the nation at the expense of the global community.
Rivers, Ricky D.
"General Electric/Honeywell Merger: European Commission Antitrust Decision Strikes A Sour Note,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 9
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