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By Lovisa Lamm

ISBN-10: 9113035800

ISBN-13: 9789113035802

»Sverige är ett modigt litet land. less than ledning av sin kung säger svenskarna ifrån.«

Så beskriver Nordkoreas ledare Kim Il Sung Sverige i samband med öppnandet av den svenska ambassaden i Pyongyang 1975. below 26 år förblir Sverige det enda västlandet med en beskickning i den kommunistiska folkrepubliken. Ambassaden är en del av en storslagen svensk exportsatsning. Nordkorea betraktas som ett ekonomiskt below och svenska storföretag tror sig ha upptäckt det nya Japan.Året innan ambassaden öppnas föds Kim i en liten via i norra delen av landet. Han kommer som Flykting until Sverige 2005. Inte långt från Kims through flyttar Kerstin Molitor och hennes guy in i januari 1979 som ett led i den svenska satsningen. Ambassaden i Pyongyang har utgjort en unik utkikspost i världens mest slutna land.Med utgångspunkt från sin resa until eventually landet, tidigare hemligstämplade UD-rapporter och Säpo-protokoll tecknar Lovisa Lamm en omtumlande och komplex bild av Nordkorea och Sveriges relation until denna säregna state.

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As a result of the legally and politically contentious nature of extraterritoriality, the outcome of such behaviour is often much less predictable than the domestic enforcement of law. This unpredictability frequently leads to the creation of countermeasures designed to block extraterritorial intrusions. This section discusses the legal institutional basis of US and EU extraterritoriality. Particular attention is paid to the development of the case law that establishes extraterritorial jurisdiction.

If the turnover of the merging firms does not meet these thresholds, national European competition authorities are responsible for Historical Discord in Transatlantic Competition Relations 39 reviewing and approving or prohibiting the merger. Due to the size of the firms involved, the internationally-oriented mergers investigated in the current study tend to meet these MCR thresholds for pre-merger notification. Proposed mergers exceeding these thresholds are required to notify formally (via Form CO) their transaction to the Competition Directorate.

Chapter 6 summarizes the findings of the study. The transition to cooperative bilateralism in transatlantic competition relations is best understood as the result of utility-maximizing competition regulators reacting to changes in their external and domestic environments. The decision of these regulators to engage in rule-making and exploratory institutional cooperation is most clearly explained through the dynamics suggested by the principal-agent model of delegation. Given their desire for political autonomy and regulatory certainty, the competition regulators used their discretionary authority to develop a system that would increase information exchanges and reduce the politicization of individual competition cases.

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