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Published: 07 June 2019

656 Pages


ISBN: 9780198725053

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Competition Law of the EU and UK

Eighth Edition

Sandra Marco Colino

  • Clear and concise, providing targeted coverage of the essentials of competition law so that students can get to grips with this complex subject area
  • An engaging approach, focusing on competition law from an analytical comparative perspective, which allows students to appreciate the nuance and variation in competition law across the EU and UK
  • Visually appealing, using flowcharts and diagrams to help students to understand the steps in the application of the law
  • Rooted in everyday realities, with key case boxes to enable students to master competition law in context

New to this Edition:

  • Covers recent developments in the area of abuse of dominance, including the Intel case, the Google Shopping and Android decisions in the EU, and the Pfizer and Flynn Pharma cases in the UK
  • Discusses the clarifications made to the distinction between object and effect under Article 101(1) TFEU in Cartes Bancaires and subsequent case law
  • Focuses on the new cases relating to vertical issues in Pierre Fabre and Coty, and the recent fines imposed by the Commission for vertical price fixing
  • Provides an overview of the Damages Directive and the changes introduced by the Consumer Rights Act 2015 to damage claims in the UK, as well as the MasterCard litigation
  • Explores the changes introduced to UK competition law by the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013, including the new institutional framework, the revised cartel offence, and the modified UK merger control regime
  • Explains the most current trends relating to competition law, such as 'hipster antitrust' and algorithmic collusion
  • Considers the implications of Brexit for UK competition law and for the relationship between UK and EU law
  • Introduces students to the use of social media and other valuable web resources for learning and discussing competition law

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