EU Merger Control: An Economic and Legal Analysis

Hardcover | February 3, 2014

byIoannis Kokkoris, Howard Shelanski

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Economic analysis plays a pivotal role in competition enforcement. Integrating an economic perspective on merger control with a legal perspective throughout, this is a comprehensive reference work on merger control in the EU. Each chapter includes an analysis of the economic methods that havebeen employed in merger cases or that can be employed in merger assessment, such as merger simulation and critical loss analysis.Whilst focusing on EU practice, the work also highlights key procedures and and case law across the member states. A comparison with US procedure is also considered. Analysing both substantive and procedural law in detail, this is the most comprehensive work on EU merger control and is invaluable for merger assessment.

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Economic analysis plays a pivotal role in competition enforcement. Integrating an economic perspective on merger control with a legal perspective throughout, this is a comprehensive reference work on merger control in the EU. Each chapter includes an analysis of the economic methods that havebeen employed in merger cases or that can be...

Dr. Ioannis Kokkoris is a Reader at the University of Reading, where he teaches competition law and company law. He is also affiliated with LECG. Prior to that he was a Principal Case Officer/Economic Advisor at the Office of Fair Trading, UK where he dealt with leading cases such as NASDAQ/LSE and NYSE/Euronext, and he was a member of...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:632 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.98 inPublished:February 3, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199644136

ISBN - 13:9780199644131

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. History of ECMR Regulation 4064/893. Reform - Regulation 139/20044. Concept of Concentration - Joint Ventures5. Community Dimension - Notification and Referral System6. Investigation and Decision Process7. Market Definition8. Market Shares and Concentration9. Horizontal Mergers - Noncoordinated Effects10. Horizontal Mergers - Coordinated Effects11. Nonhorizontal Mergers: Vertical Mergers12. Nonhorizontal Mergers: Conglomerate Mergers13. Barriers to Entry - Potential Competition14. Buyer Power Assessment15. Efficiency Assessment16. Failing Firm Defence17. Remedies18. Judicial Review19. Merger Control