Cary Ferchill


The changes in United States antitrust laws effected by the Export Trading Company Act of 1982 have received the greatest public attention, probably because of the highly unusual procedure for antitrust immunity certification and the changes in United States antitrust jurisdiction. Given the history of banking law in the U.S, however, the bank investment provisions may prove to be revolutionary. This article will address exclusively the changes in the U.S. banking laws under the Act [The Export Trade Company Act of 1982] and the relevance these changes have on the banking business.