Competition Law of the EC and UK, now in its sixth edition, is an engaging, reliable and well-structured introduction to competition law in the EC and UK. Covering all key topics studied by students on competition law courses, this book takes a straightforward approach to the links anddifferences between EC and UK law.The book begins by explaining the basic economic concepts underpinning competition law in a way that readers unfamiliar with economic theory can understand. It then goes on to provide analysis of all of the most up-to-date cases, legislative changes, and issues within the subject, includinginternational aspects and the globalisation of competition law, and competition law and intellectual property. This sixth edition has been fully updated to incorporate developments since 2006. It includes further political context and substantive analysis of mergers, more detail on Articles 81 and 82 and Chapter II prohibition, and more information on oligopolies. In order to make the book even morestraightforward to use, detailed chapter summaries and further reading lists are included, along with further diagrams and flowcharts, and new boxed case studies.Competition Law of the EC and UK is the perfect introductory textbook for undergraduates, and the perfect starter text for postgraduates new to this area of the law.Online Resource CentreThis book is accompanied by an online resource centre, which provides regular updates to the law, along with web links and a table of OFT decisions.