Antitrust Law amidst Financial Crises de Ioannis KokkorisAntitrust Law amidst Financial Crises de Ioannis Kokkoris

Antitrust Law amidst Financial Crises

deIoannis Kokkoris, Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal

Couverture rigide | 8 novembre 2010 | Anglais

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The ultimate goal of competition law is to promote competition and, in most jurisdictions, to enhance consumer welfare. Competition policy may be set aside due to special and exceptional circumstances, such as a financial crisis that threatens the stability of an economy. It is therefore important to have a clear understanding of competition law and the exceptions to it. The key issue that this book addresses is whether a financial crisis can justify the adoption of a more lenient approach to established legal standards as a result of the risks of the systemic crisis to the entire market. It provides an analysis of exceptions to competition law and policy, particularly in the context of a financial crisis, explores the rationale of competition law in the light of conflicting interests, and serves as a valuable practical guide for policy makers as well as practitioners in the field.
Titre :Antitrust Law amidst Financial CrisesFormat :Couverture rigideDimensions de l'article :574 pages, 8,98 × 5,98 × 1,18 poDimensions à l'expédition :8,98 × 5,98 × 1,18 poPublié le :8 novembre 2010Publié par :Cambridge University PressLangue :Anglais

Les ISBN ci-dessous sont associés à ce titre :

ISBN - 10 :0521194830

ISBN - 13 :9780521194839

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Table des matières

1. Introduction: overview of the book; 2. Introduction to competition law: EU, UK and US; 3. Financial crises: roots and implications; 4. Failing firm defence: EU and US; 5. Efficiency defence: EU and US; 6. Crisis cartels; 5. State aids; 6. Competition enforcement in periods of crises; 7. Conclusion.

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'This book is the first comprehensive analysis ...' Frederic Jenny