Faull and Nikpay: The EU Law of Competition

Hardcover | April 20, 2014

EditorJonathan Faull, Ali Nikpay

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This leading work provides a unique perspective on EU competition law, authored by current and former members of DG Competition, and giving insider knowledge into policies and their application. Fully updated in this third edition, the work includes new material on industries of growing importance in the competition field including pharmaceuticals and High Tech. A new chapter on pharmaceuticals and health care gives analysis of the pharmaceuticals sector enquiry report, the ECJ judgment inGSK, the Servier investigation, and various mergers. Coverage of the developing High Tech industry is covered in an expanded chapter on Communications. Other updating includes full coverage of the latest legislation, case law and guidance, giving competition lawyers a comprehensive commentary on recent developments. Discussion of key legislative developments looks at the RandD and Specialisation Block Exemption Regulations, the revised VerticalsBlock Exemption Regulation, and the Technology Transfer Block Exemption. Since the last edition of Faull and Nikpay, there has been a wealth of new guidance published which is fully covered in the third edition including Guidance on Hearing Officer procedures, Commission guidance on enforcementpriorities for exclusionary conduct, non-horizontal mergers guidelines, Horizontal agreements guidelines, Verticals guidelines, and Commission Guidelines on Technology Transfer. Also, key recent cases covered in the new edition include Telefonica, Microsoft, Intel, Rambus, RWE, and GdF.

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This leading work provides a unique perspective on EU competition law, authored by current and former members of DG Competition, and giving insider knowledge into policies and their application. Fully updated in this third edition, the work includes new material on industries of growing importance in the competition field including pha...

Jonathan Faull joined the European Commission in 1978 after studying law at the University of Sussex and the College of Europe (Bruges). He worked in various positions in the Directorate General for Competition and was appointed Deputy Director General in 1999. From 1989 to 1992, he was a member of the Cabinet (private office) of Sir L...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:2016 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.98 inPublished:April 20, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Luc Peeperkorn and Vincent Verouden: The Economics of Competition2. Eddy De Smijter and Ailsa Sinclair: The Enforcement System under Regulation 1/20033. Jonathan Faull, Ali Nikpay and Henning Leupold: Article 1014. Miguel de la Mano, Hans Zenger and Renato Nazzini: Article 1025. Thomas Deisenhofer, Claes Bengtsson and Jose Maria Carpi-Badia: Mergers6. Jose Luis Buendia Sierra: Article 106 - Exclusive Rights and Other Anti-competitive State Measures7. Donncadh Woods, Henning Leupold, Anna Emanuelson, and Francisco Enrique Gonzalez Diaz: Horizontal Agreements8. Ewoud Sakkers, Jindrich Kloub and Antoine Colombani: Cartels9. Luc Peeperkorn and Andrei Gurin: Vertical Agreements10. Kevin Coates, Lars Kjoelbye and Luc Peeperkorn: Intellectual Property11. Steve Ryan, Rita Wezenbeek and Silke Obst: Financial Services12. Lars Kjoelbye and Celine Gauer: Energy13. Kevin Coates, Sophie Moonen, Krzysztof Kuik, and Eduardo Martinez Rivero: Communications (Including High Tech Industries)14. Linsey McCallum and Hubert De Broca: Transport15. Henri Piffaut, Claire Micheau, Koen Van de Casteele, and Tim Maxian Rusche: State Aid16. Dominik Schnichels, Elena Kamilarova and Harald Mische: Pharma

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"...an excellent complementary volume to Bellamy and Child. ...[I]t is well worth the investment and will be consulted frequently by anyone seriously dealing with EC competition law." --European Journal of Law Reform 15/12/2003