The Protection of Trading Interests Act of 1980: Britian’s Response to U.S. Extraterritorial Antitrust Enforcement

Kahn, Tina J. | January 1, 1980

The extraterritorial enforcement of U.S. antitrust laws has long generated discontent between the United States and several European nations.1 While not alone in attributing extraterritorial jurisdiction to its antitrust laws, the United States is among the minority in this re- gard,2 joined only by the European Economic Community,3 Austria,4 and the Federal Republic of Germany.