Competition Law in Australia [6th ed.]

Corones, Stephen G. (2014) Competition Law in Australia [6th ed.]. Thomson Reuters Australia, Limited, Pyrmont, N.S.W.

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Abstract

Competition Law in Australia, 6th edition provides a comprehensive discussion of the provisions of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (CCA) dealing with the regulation of competition and markets in Australia. This book covers disparate topics, such as restrictions in horizontal and vertical agreements, horizontal mergers and acquisitions, misuse of market power, and access to services necessary to compete in upstream or downstream markets. However, the unifying theme of this text is that it is not possible to use a formalistic approach in applying the CCA. The decisions of the courts, and the competition authorities responsible for implementing and enforcing the CCA, underline the need to undertake a detailed substantive economic analysis of the effect of the agreement or conduct at issue on competition, efficiency and consumer welfare.

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ID Code: 78917
Item Type: Book
Additional Information: Table of Contents: 1. Competition policy and economic theory -- 2. Economic concepts -- 3. Legal background and overview -- 4. Field of application of the act -- 5. Cartel provisions and anti-competitive disclosure of information -- 6. Anti-competitive contracts, arrangements and understandings -- 7. Mergers and acquisitions -- 8. Misuse of market power -- 9. Exclusive dealing -- 10. Resale price maintenance -- 11. Intellectual property and competition -- 12. Anti-competitive conduct : telecommunications --13. Access to services : Part IIIA -- 14. Sector-specific access regimes -- 15. ACCC investigation : practice and procedure -- 16. Public enforcement -- 17. Private remedies.
Keywords: competition law, consumer law
ISBN: 9780455233789
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Commercial and Contract Law (180105)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Commercial & Property Law Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Deposited On: 25 Nov 2014 22:35
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2015 15:15

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