NY Decision Underscores Need For Clarity On FTAIA

Law360, New York (June 7, 2013, 12:06 PM EDT) -- The Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act, 15 U.S.C. § 6a, was enacted in 1982 to limit the extraterritorial reach of United States antitrust laws. It was based not only on a congressional desire to prevent United States companies from being competitively disadvantaged by overzealous antitrust requirements, but also in recognition of the principles of international comity which require the United States to recognize that its laws should not intrude on the sovereignty of other nations by attempting to cover behavior more properly subject to the laws...
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