Competition Law of the EC and UK

Paperback | March 20, 2008

byMark Furse

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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.

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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 b...

Professor Mark Furse is Professor of Competition Law and Policy at the University of Glasgow. He has specialised in competition law for over 20 years, having previously been Director of the Competition Policy course for staff at the Office of Fair Trading and other UK regulators. Professor Furse has published widely, and is the editor...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:504 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.1 inPublished:March 20, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199237921

ISBN - 13:9780199237920

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to competition law2. The European Community and United Kingdom competition regimes3. The relationship between European Community and United Kingdom competition law4. International issues and the globalization of competition law5. Investigation6. Penalties and leniency arrangements7. Complaints and third-party rights8. An introduction to the economics of agreements, collusion, and parallel conduct9. Article 81 EC10. Block exemption regulations under article 81 EC11. The Chapter I Prohibition12. The cartel offence13. An introduction to the economics of monopoly abuse14. Article 82 EC15. The Chapter II Prohibition16. Abusive practices17. Market investigation references18. An introduction to the economics of merger control19. The EC merger control regime and the treatment of joint ventures20. The UK merger control regime and the treatment of joint ventures21. Competition law and intellectual property22. The common law and competition