219. Extraterritorial application of trade laws and economic sanctions.

The courts of the United States have asserted the right to extend the application of United States domestic anti-trust laws1 to the conduct of foreign corporations which has taken place outside the United States but which is alleged to have affected the trade of the United States2. In so far as this assumption of jurisdiction involves extraterritorial enforcement of such laws, directly or indirectly, the English courts would not recognise it