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Competition policy and the control of restrictive practices

James Cunningham

Competition policy and the control of restrictive practices

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Published by Industrial Educational and Research Foundation in London .
Written in English


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Statement[by] James Cunningham, Michael Jefferson.
SeriesFoundation dialogues / Industrial Educational and Research Foundation -- no.3
ContributionsJefferson, Michael., Industrial Educational and Research Foundation.
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Open LibraryOL13747708M

A full range of competition and antitrust law services including merger control, cartels and markets,abuse of dominance and other restrictive practices, and trade issues such as the implications of commercial and exclusivity agreements, joint ventures and strategic alliances. Restrictive Practices. Antitrust law includes rules against restrictive practices —practices that do not involve outright agreements to raise price or to reduce the quantity produced, but that might have the effect of reducing competition. Antitrust cases involving restrictive practices are often controversial, because they delve into. The MRTP Act, contained only one particular section, Section 2(o) to cover all anti-competition practices- defining Restrictive Trade Practice as a trade practice which prevents, distorts or restricts competition and thus, by defining it in.


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This is the first book to provide a systematic treatment of the economics of antitrust (or competition policy) in a global context.

It draws on the literature of industrial organisation and on original analyses to deal with such important issues as cartels, joint-ventures, mergers, vertical contracts, predatory pricing, exclusionary practices, and price discrimination, and to formulate.

archaic Monopoly and Restrictive Trade Practices Act (popularly referred to as the MRTP Act) of The primary goal of the Act, as stated in the preamble, is ‘ keeping in Competition policy and the control of restrictive practices book of the economic development of the country to prevent practices having adverse effect on competition, to promote and sustain competition.

Competition law is a law that promotes or seeks to maintain market competition by regulating anti-competitive conduct by companies. Competition law is implemented through public and private enforcement. Competition law is known as antitrust law in the United States for historical reasons, and as "anti-monopoly law" in China and previous years it has been known as trade.

The main aims of competition policy are to promote competition; make markets work better and contribute towards improved efficiency in individual markets and enhanced competitiveness of UK businesses within the European Union (EU) single market.

Safeguard and promote the interests of consumers through increased choice and lower price levels. Australia's core competition law provisions are contained in Part IV of the Competition and Consumer Act (CCA) (previously named the Trade Practices Act (Cth)).

In addition, separate prohibitions have been created in relation to anti-competitive conduct in the telecommunications industry and a regime for access to essential facilities has been developed.

Competition Policy in the European Union provides a comprehensive introduction to the European Union's policies on restrictive practices, mergers monopolies and state aid. The authors offer a wide ranging analysis of the evolution, operation and regulation of one of the EU's most important policies in a clear and accessible format.

Restrictive business practices; Collusive agreements; Horizontal agreements; Bid Rigging; Vertical agreements involving Resale Price Maintenance; Fines and Leniency; Monopoly situations and other restrictive agreements; Control of Merger situations; Investigations, Studies & Advice; Investigations; On-going; Completed; Market Studies; Advice to.

This book clarifies the nature and origin of these conflicts, and explores possible ways to reduce them. The legal and policy issues associated with the control of restrictive business practices and anticompetitive mergers in international markets are analysed. competition policy A policy concerned with the regulation of MONOPOLIES, MERGERS and TAKEOVERS, RESTRICTIVE TRADE AGREEMENTS, RESALE PRICES and ANTI-COMPETITIVE ition policy, by promoting greater competition in markets, aims to secure an efficient use of economic resources and the enhancement of consumer.

Legislation in England to control monopolies and restrictive practices were in force well before the Norman Conquest. [1] The Domesday Book recorded that "foresteel" (i.e. forestalling, the practice of buying up goods before they reach market and then inflating the prices) was one of three forfeitures that King Edward the Confessor could carry out through England.

[2]. Abstract. While traditional aspects of anti-trust have formed the backbone of the EU’s competition regime, the Commission’s remit extends far beyond the control of restrictive agreements, dominant practices and mergers, allowing for the regulation of government-industry : Michelle Cini, Lee McGowan.

History. The Monopolies and Restrictive Practices Commission was set up on 1 Januaryin response to the recommendations of several committees of inquiry into restrictive commercial activity.

It was established under the Monopolies and Restrictive Practices (Inquiry and Control) Act It was reconstituted as the Monopolies Commission on 31 October by the Preceding Non-departmental public. The Competition Act, was enacted by the Parliament of India and governs Indian competition law.

It replaced the archaic The Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Act, Under this legislation, the Competition Commission of India was established to prevent the activities that have an adverse effect on competition in India.

This act extends to whole of d by: Parliament of India. The control of monopoly and restrictive practices is an important part of economic policy. The book discusses the general problem of monopoly in modern industry and examines the evolution of British policy towards monopoly and restrictive practices during the 20th century.

Comparable studies with European countries and the USA are also by: 9. With regard to competition policy, the OFT’s duties were originally governed primarily by the Fair Trading Act and the Competition Act ; in addition, under the Restrictive Trade Practices Act the Director General had responsibility for bringing cases of restrictive practices before the Restrictive Practices Court.

Legislation in England to control monopolies and restrictive practices were in force well before the Norman Conquest. The Domesday Book recorded that "foresteel" (i.e. forestalling, the practice of buying up goods before they reach market and then inflating the prices) was one of three forfeitures that King Edward the Confessor could carry out through England.

A volume that takes stock and looks ahead on the development and implementation of competition policy in the European Union fifty years after the Treaty of Rome. Competition policy has emerged as a key policy in the EU with competition acting as the driving force for economic efficiency and the welfare of citizens.

Case law has been established to control and prevent. The control of monopoly and restrictive practices is an important part of economic policy. The book discusses the general problem of monopoly in modern industry and examines the evolution of British policy towards monopoly and restrictive practices during the 20th century.

Comparable studies with European countries and the USA are also included. The work of the Examiner of Restrictive Practices and that of the Director of Consumer Affairs (and Fair Trade), where relevant, is summarised as well. There is then an extensive treatment of the work of the Competition Authority from toprincipally the treatment of agreements notified under the Act.

Competition Policy in the EC: The Role of the Treaty Provision Relating To State and Restrictive Practices (Inquiry and Control) ActRestrictive Trade Practices ActResale Prices ActMonopolies and Mergers ActRestrictive Another example that can be found in the traditional fiqh book is that sale by a city.

Stephen King, European Competition Law Review, The book is an historical compendium of restrictive trade practices in Australia, both of their conduct and of attempts to prohibit them. It is very well written, impressively researched (the Bibliography is 13 pages long!) and truly informative, if not revelationary.

i.e., Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Act (MRTP Act). The MRTP Act was enacted to ensure that the economic system didn't result in concentration of economic power, to provide for control of monopolies and to prohibit monopolistic and restrictive trade practices.

As India moved steadily on the path of reformsFile Size: 1MB. "UNCTAD: The Set of Multilaterally Agreed Equitable Principles and Rules for the Control of Restrictive Business Practices, " published on 27.

A history of South African competition law; The micro-economist’s toolkit; Micro-economics applied to competition policy; Restrictive horizontal practices; Restrictive Vertical practices; The abuse of dominance; Mergers and merger control; Institutions, procedures and remediesBook Edition: 1st Edition.

THE CONTROL OF RESTRICTIVE BUSINESS PRACTICES Antalya, Turkey 14 - 18 November Item 6 (b) of the provisional agenda A PRESENTATION OF TYPES OF COMMON PROVISIONS TO BE FOUND IN INTERNATIONAL, PARTICULARLY BILATERAL AND REGIONAL, COOPERATION AGREEMENTS ON COMPETITION POLICY AND THEIR. The book provides an economic approach to competition policy and reflects the main areas of interest, open issues and progress in the area.

The volume examines the design of competition policy institutions, the evolution of the implementation of competition policy and its convergence or divergence with US practice, restrictive practices Format: Kindle.

administration, the Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Control Act, It is fair to state that no State Act has been so administered as to have any far-reaching effects on restrictive business practices. The same comment applies to the Australian Industries Preservation Size: 1MB.

Anti-Unfair Competition Law and Anti-Trust Law: A Continental Conundrum. 3 I. Introduction 1. An elusive general issue Broad titles testify to the uncertainty of the author about the focus of his topic.

The reasons are manifold. One is that, under Continental laws, rules against unfair competition relate to a wide range of trade Size: 1MB. About this Item: Made Simple Books, Oxford, paperback. Condition: Good.

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Library sticker to spine, stamp to FEP, catalog page and page block. Aiming to provide a concise text on the structure of the EC, the Single Market, competition policy and other key factors affecting international trade, this book focuses primarily on practice at.

The book provides an economic approach to competition policy and reflects the main areas of interest, open issues and progress in the area. The volume examines the design of competition policy institutions, the evolution of the implementation of competition policy and its convergence or divergence with US practice, restrictive practices Price: $   EU Competition Policy European competition law and policy have changed significantly in recent years.

With an enlarged EU of 27 member states, new rules, policies and administrative procedures have become increasingly important to ensure that this fundamental legal regime continues to promote competition and protect consumer welfare.

The book takes stock and looks ahead on the development and implementation of competition policy in the European Union (EU) fifty years after the Treaty of Rome. Competition policy has emerged as a key policy in the EU, since today there is consensus that competition is the driving force for economic efficiency and the welfare of citizens.

In this period, merger control has. and competition policy, including anti-competitive practices, in order to identify any areas that may merit further consideration in the WTO framework’.

79 This Group was. Competition encourages companies to offer consumers goods and services at the most favourable terms. It encourages efficiency and innovation and reduces prices. To be effective, competition requires companies to act independently of each other, but subject to the competitive pressure exerted by the others.

The Competition Commission is a statutory body constituted in terms of the Competition Act, No 89 of by the Government of South Africa empowered to investigate, control and evaluate restrictive business practices, abuse of dominant positions and mergers in order to achieve equity and efficiency in the South African economy.

This article focuses on European Union merger control and although appreciative of the dominance of economics and law in competition policy, stresses the political dimension to competition : Lee Mcgowan. The book explains the purpose of competition policy, introduces the reader to key concepts and techniques in competition law and provides insights into the numerous different issues that arise when analysing market behaviour.

Describing the law in its economics and market context, the chapters particularly consider the competition law implications of business phenomena. ‘This very welcome addition to the literature provides a comprehensive and up-to-date discussion of the many recent changes in EU and UK competition policy.

As well as the core issues of single firm dominance, merger and restrictive practices, the book al. competition advocacy, along with the adequate implementation of competition law and policy, the problems could be greatly reduced.

This book highlights, among other recommendations, the need for further research on competition problems relating to resource-dependent countries.Voluntary peer reviews of competition law and policy conducted by UNCTAD fall within the framework of the Set of Multilaterally Agreed Equitable Principles and Rules for the Control of Restrictive Business Practices, adopted by the General Assembly in Restrictive Practices.

Antitrust law includes rules against restrictive practices—practices that do not involve outright agreements to raise price or to reduce the quantity produced, but that might have the effect of reducing competition.

Antitrust cases involving restrictive practices are often controversial, because they delve into specific.