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Although business is now conducted in globally-integrated markets, attempts to create a set of 'international' competition rules have not been completely successful. Though many countries have adopted some form of competition law system or framework, there are economic, social, cultural and political differences between jurisdictions that make it difficult to reconcile the benefits of removing hindrances to competition with the need for a set of 'global' competition laws and policies. This article will consider what the scope of a set of 'global' competition laws might be and to what extent competition law can be 'global'.

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