EU Competition Law

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EU Competition Law

Cases, Texts and Context

2nd edition

9781839104688 Edward Elgar Publishing
Eleanor M. Fox, Professor of Law Emerita, Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation Emerita, New York University School of Law, US and Damien Gerard, Visiting Professor, College of Europe and Université catholique de Louvain and Prosecutor General, Belgian Competition Authority
Publication Date: April 2023 ISBN: 978 1 83910 468 8 Extent: c 396 pp
The fully updated and expanded second edition of this key textbook presents EU competition law in political, economic and comparative contexts. It provides a well-rounded account of the various dimensions of EU competition law, of its place at the heart of the EU market integration project and its relevance for the enforcement of antitrust principles globally.

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The fully updated and expanded second edition of this key textbook presents EU competition law in political, economic and comparative contexts. It provides a well-rounded account of the various dimensions of EU competition law, of its place at the heart of the EU market integration project and its relevance for the enforcement of antitrust principles globally.

Chapters explain how authorities determine when business restraints infringe on the principles governing the EU internal market, and when Member States contravene the rules protecting the European competition system, including by means of subsidies known as State aids. It combines excerpts from key EU rulings with discussions of applicable principles, enforcements policy issues and comparisons with US antitrust cases.

Key Features:

・Explains the critical nuances of cases by means of contextual notes and questions
・Provides a clear, concise and up-to-date presentation of the law and of the context of its application
・Includes excerpts from seminal competition decisions and judgments of the European Commission and EU Courts
・Integrates law, economics and other policies, providing a holistic sense of competition law and its place in the EU system

Untangling the complex set of factors driving individual outcomes, this textbook will be the perfect companion for any student, academic or practitioner in the field of competition law. Comprehensive and up-to-date, while compact in size, it will also be a perfect resource for introductory courses and specialised seminars on European, US, and other nations’ and regions’ competition laws.
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