UK Competition Procedure: The Modernised Regime

Hardcover | March 29, 2007

byElizabeth Oneill, Emma Sanders (nee Scaife)EditorAnneli Howard

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This book provides practitioners with a ready and comprehensive reference to the procedures for the enforcement of competition law in the UK following the implementation of the EC modernisation regulation (European Council Regulation 1 of 2003). The modernisation regulation came into effect on1 May 2004, along with substantial changes to the Competition Act 1998 in the UK.As former Office of Fair Trading officials who were closely involved in the UK implementation of the EC modernisation regulation, the authors have first hand knowledge of the procedural changes in the UK and in Europe. They draw upon this experience, as well as the expertise of the Editor andConsultant Editor, in providing a truly practical and invaluable analysis of the modernised regime.This book essentially covers practice and procedure, while also providing a brief overview of the substantive elements of competition law (which have not changed). It provides comprehensive and up to date coverage of the competition law procedures relevant to businesses and lawyers in the UK today.The book is edited by Margaret Bloom (King's College, London), a well known and respected leader in the field of UK competition practice, and Anneli Howard, a barrister at Monckton Chambers specialising in competition law.

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This book provides practitioners with a ready and comprehensive reference to the procedures for the enforcement of competition law in the UK following the implementation of the EC modernisation regulation (European Council Regulation 1 of 2003). The modernisation regulation came into effect on1 May 2004, along with substantial changes ...

Elizabeth O'Neill works in the European Division at Treasury Solicitors, where she deals exclusively with litigation before the ECJ and CFI. Before joining Treasury Solicitors she was a Principal Case Officer at the Office of Fair Trading, where she was closely involved in the UK implementation of the EC competition law modernisation ...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:840 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.93 inPublished:March 29, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019928427X

ISBN - 13:9780199284276

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Table of Contents

1. Competition Rules Applicable in the United Kingdom2. Enforcement Bodies in the United Kingdom3. The Relationship Between European Competition Law and National Competition Law4. Exemptions and Exclusions5. Leniency6. Starting an Investigation in the United Kingdom7. Information Gathering8. Information Disclosure9. The OFT's Decision Making Process10. Enforcement Measures11. Multiple Enforcement: The European Commission, UK Competition Authorities and the European Competition Network12. Appeals13. Market Investigation References14. Market Investigations: The InquiryAppendicesCouncil Regulation (EC) 1/2003Competition Act 1998 (consolidated version)Competition Act 1998 (Office of Fair Trading's Rules) Order 2004List of European Competition Network Members