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Handbook of Research in Trans-Atlantic Antitrust

Handbook of Research in Trans-Atlantic Antitrust

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This comprehensive research Handbook brings together cutting-edge legal and economic analysis into antitrust issues by leading experts from Europe, the USA, Canada, Mexico and South America. The Handbook of Research in Trans-Atlantic Antitrust covers a wide-range of areas including:

• the meaning of consumer welfare

• mergers in monopsony markets

• unilateral effects

• private and criminal enforcement

• implementing competition policy in regulated sectors

• abuse of intellectual property rights

• competition remedies

• international enforcement cooperation

• complainants’ rights

• dominant firm pricing

• tying and bundling.

The Handbook also includes discursive consideration of the similarities and differences among the various regimes on either side of the Atlantic, as well as a look to future trends and applications in regional and global contexts.

Offering a comparative view of pressing antitrust issues, this Handbook will be of great interest to academics, lawyers, practitioners and officials.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781847209450
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Publication date: 06/28/2008
Series: Elgar Original Reference Series
Pages: 800
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

Edited by Philip Marsden, Director, Competition Law Forum and Senior Research Fellow, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, UK

Table of Contents



Philip Marsden

1. Unilateral Effects from Mergers: The Oracle Case

Gregory J. Werden

2. Transatlantic Issues in the European Merger Review of Oracle/PeopleSoft: Harmonious Dissonance

Thomas Vinje and Dieter Paemen

3. Merger to Monopsony in Canada, Europe and the United States: A Selected International Comparison

Margaret Sanderson

4. Tweedledum and Tweedledee? Regime Dynamics in US and EC Merger Control

Andrew Scott

5. A Transatlantic Assessment of the Evolving Use of Behavioural Merger Remedies

Neil Campbell, Casey Halladay and Omar Wakil

6. Judicial Review of Mergers in Europe: Tetra Laval, GE/Honeywell and the Convergence Toward US Standards

Jeremy Weinberg

7. Discounts, Rebates and Selective Pricing by Dominant Firms: A Trans-Atlantic Comparison

Christian Ahlborn and David Bailey

8. A Dominant Firm’s Duty to Deal: EC and US Antitrust Law Compared

Alison Jones

9. Tying: A Transatlantic Perspective

David W. Hull

10. Abuse of Dominance Enforcement under Latin American Competition Laws

Russell Pittman and Maria Tineo

11. Substantial Convergence: The US Influence on the Development of the Regulatory Framework for IP Licensing in the EC

Steven D. Anderman

12. The Right Balance of Competition Policy and Intellectual Property Law: A Federal Trade Commission Perspective

Alden F. Abbott, Suzanne Michel and Armando Irizarry

13. Compulsory Access as an Antitrust Remedy: When, Why and How is it Applied in EU and US Law?

Donald I. Baker and Tony Woodgate

14. Regulation in Brazil: Retrospect and Prospects

Gesner Oliveira and Thomas Fujiwara

15. Regulatory and Competition Issues in the Transatlantic Air Transport Sector: Towards a Transatlantic Open Aviation Area

Karel van Miert and Daniel Calleja

16. Issues Relating to the Enforcement and Application of Criminal Laws in Respect of Competition

Mark Furse

17. The Brave New World of Extradition: A North Atlantic Treaty Alliance Against Cartels?

Julian M. Joshua

18. Lessons Learned from the US Experience in Private Enforcement of Competition Laws

Kevin E. Grady

19. The Role of Non-litigation Strategies: Advocacy, Reports and Studies as Instruments of Competition Policy

William E. Kovacic

20. Information Please: Opening Antitrust to the Public: Why More European Union Court and Commission Documents and Hearings Should No Longer Be Secret

David Lawsky

21. The Goals of Antitrust: Thoughts on Consumer Welfare in the US

Albert A. Foer

22. Competition Enforcement and Consumers

Juan Antonio Rivière y Martí

23. The Distributional Consequences of Antitrust

Okeoghene Odudu

24. Merger Control and Cross-Border Transactions: A Pragmatic View on Cooperation, Convergence and What is in Between

Ariel Ezrachi

25. Bilateral Enforcement Cooperation Agreements

Anestis Papadopoulos

26. An Antitrust Analysis of the World Trade Organization’s Decision in the US–Mexico Arbitration on Telecommunications Services

J. Gregory Sidak and Hal J. Singer

27. Mexico’s Competition Law: North American Origins, European Practice

Adriaan ten Kate and Gunnar Niels

28. Competition Policies in Latin America, Post-Washington Consensus

Julián Peña


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