EU and UK Competition Law

Series
Longman
Author
Cosmo Graham  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
2
Language
English
Total pages
672
Pub.-date
May 2013
ISBN13
9781447904441
ISBN
1447904443
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Description

EU and UK Competition Law is the perfect companion to the study of competition law. Written by a leading expert in the field, this new edition has been fully updated with all the latest developments in this rapidly moving subject area. It also includes expanded coverage of cartels within a dedicated chapter. Full coverage of the UK cartel offence, and merger control in both the EU and UK ensures this text maps fully to the syllabus of competition law modules.

Features

Written by a leading expert in the field, this contemporary textbook:

  • gives you a thorough understanding of the key laws and policies at play in this area
  • introduces you to the key economic principles needed to understand the subject
  • considers the theories and academic debates that underpin the legal rules
  • draws upon comparative examples from other jurisdictions, such as US Anti-trust law, to illustrate alternative approaches to regulation
  • highlights how competition law works in practice by analysing high profile cases, including the price fixing of dairy products and replica football kits, amongst many others
  • includes extracts from key legislation, treaties, cases and official guidance that you’ll need to consult as part of your studies

Table of Contents

 

 1. Introduction to competition law and policy   

 2. The prohibition on anti-competitive agreements  

 3. Abuse of a dominant position: introduction and pricing abuses   

 4. Abuse of a dominant position: exclusive dealing and non-pricing abuses

 5. Public enforcement of competition law   

 6. Private enforcement of competition law  

 7. Competition law and the state

 8. The control of cartels

 9. Horizontal cooperation agreements   

10. The control of oligopolies  

11. Distribution agreements

12. Intellectual property and competition law   

13. Merger control in the EU

14. Merger control in the UK

15. Competition law and energy and telecommunications

16. The international dimensions of competition law  

 

Back Cover

EU and UK Competition Law is the perfect companion to your study of competition law. Written by a leading expert in the field, this contemporary textbook:

  • gives you a thorough understanding of the key laws and policies at play in this area
  • introduces you to the key economic principles needed to understand the subject
  • considers the theories and academic debates that underpin the legal rules
  • draws upon comparative examples from other jurisdictions, such as US Anti-trust law, to illustrate alternative approaches to regulation
  • highlights how competition law works in practice by analysing high profile cases, including the price fixing of dairy products and replica football kits, amongst many others
  • includes extracts from key legislation, treaties, cases and official guidance that you’ll need to consult as part of your studies

This new edition has been fully updated with all the latest developments in this rapidly moving subject area. It also includes expanded coverage of cartels within a dedicated chapter. Full coverage of the UK cartel offence, and merger control in both the EU and UK ensures this text maps fully to the syllabus of competition law modules.

  

About the author:

Cosmo Graham is Professor of Law at the University of Leicester, and a competition lawyer who specialises in the law relating to the regulation of public utilities. He is also Director of the Centre for Consumers and Essential Services, a member of the Competition Law Association, and co-editor of the Utilities Law Review.

 

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