Provides an analysis of the areas covered on undergraduate competition law courses, including the law relating to agreements (legal and illegal) between companies, abuses of dominant positions, mergers, international developments, intellectual property law, and common law. This book includes developments since the modernisation of the EC regime.
Now in its fifth edition, this established text presents a succinct and well-structured approach to competition law in the EC and UK. The author provides the student with up-to-date analysis of the key areas covered on undergraduate competition law courses, including the law relating to agreements (both legal and illegal) between companies, abuses of dominant positions, mergers, international developments, intellectual property law, and common law. The fifth edition has been updated to incorporate developments since the modernization of the EC regime. It includes discussion of the latest legislative amendments and leading cases, and clearly explains the relationship between the EC and member state regimes and the operation of the UK system that sits alongside the EC system. This compact text also introduces the student to basic economic principles underpinning competition law. Online Resource Centre Table of OFT decisions - all formal decisions reported by the OFT and other concurrent regulators Web links - a selection of links to useful competition law sites Updates - providing details of any changes in the law
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Dr. Mark Furse is a Senior Lecturer in Commercial Law at the University of Glasgow. He has 20 years' experience teaching competition law at a number of leading institutions in the UK and Europe and is director of the Competition Policy course taken by staff at the OFT and other UK regulators. Dr Furse has published widely, and is the editor of the UK Competition Law Reports and is on the editorial board of the European Competition Law Review.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to competition law; 2. The European Community and United Kingdom competition regimes; 3. The relationship between European Community and United Kingdom competition law; 4. International issues and the globalization of competition law; 5. Investigation; 6. Penalties and leniency arrangements; 7. Complaints and third-party rights; 8. An introduction to the economics of agreements, collusion, and parallel conduct; 9. Article 81 EC; 10. Block exemption regulations under article 81 EC; 11. The Chapter I Prohibition; 12. The cartel offence; 13. An introduction to the economics of monopoly abuse; 14. Article 82 EC; 15. The Chapter II Prohibition; 16. Abusive practices; 17. Market investigation references; 18. An introduction to the economics of merger control; 19. The EC merger control regime and the treatment of joint ventures; 20. The UK merger control regime and the treatment of joint ventures; 21. Competition Law and Intellectual Property; 22. The common law and competition
Competition Law of the EC and UK by Mark Furse
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