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Published by Hart Pub. in Oxford, Portland, Or .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • European Union countries.

Subjects:

  • Electronic commerce -- Law and legislation.,
  • Antitrust law.,
  • Trade regulation.,
  • Telecommunication -- Law and legislation -- European Union countries.,
  • Trade regulation -- European Union countries.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Cosmo Graham and Fiona Smith.
ContributionsGraham, Cosmo., Smith, Fiona, LL. M.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsK564.C6 C58 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 206 p. ;
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3478510M
ISBN 101841133841
LC Control Number2005618551

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