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This complete booklet presents an intensive evaluation of the key issues of antitrust legislation from an monetary standpoint. Its in-depth therapy and research of either the legislations and economics of antitrust is gifted through a suite of interconnected unique essays. The contributing authors are one of the such a lot influential students in antitrust, with a wealthy variety of backgrounds. Their entries conceal, among different matters, predatory pricing, crucial amenities, tying, vertical restraints, enforcement, mergers, marketplace energy, monopolization criteria, and facilitating practices. This well-organized and gigantic paintings may be priceless to professors of yankee antitrust legislation and eu pageant legislation, in addition to scholars focusing on pageant legislation. it is going to even be an incredible reference for professors and graduate scholars of economics and enterprise.

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In general, the Department of Justice enforces the Sherman Act, the FTC enforces the FTC Act (which means basically the same thing as the Sherman Act), and both agencies enforce the Clayton and Robinson-Patman Acts. Some of the FTC’s potential comparative advantages are not exploited. For example, the FTC does not engage in rule-making on issues of antitrust substance even though a statute gives it that power. gov/opa/2002/02/clearance/ftcdojagree. pdf. Id. at Appendix A. Hawaii v. S. 251 (1972).

See generally Hylton, K. (2003), Antitrust Law: Economic Theory & Common Law Evolution, Cambridge, UK and New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 43–4; Landes, W. (1983), ‘Optimal Sanctions for Antitrust Violations’, U. Chi. L. , 50, 652; Becker, G. (1968), ‘Crime & Punishment: An Economic Approach’, J. Pol. , 76, 169–217. Illinois Brick Co. v. S. 720, 746 (1977). In Illinois Brick, the Court held that only ‘direct purchasers’ have standing to sue for overcharges resulting from anticompetitive behavior, a holding that may be satisfactory from a deterrence perspective but not from a compensation perspective since the ‘direct purchasers’ are often wholesalers or retailers who simply pass on the overcharge to the consumer.

L. Rev. , Facilitating Practices: The Ethyl Case (1984), in The Antitrust Revolution: Economics, Competition and Policy 182–201 (John E. Kwoka, Jr. & Lawrence J. J. 991, 991–1006 (2001). The enforcement campaign also used the term ‘shared monopoly’. , Oligopoly, Shared Monopoly, and Antitrust Law, 67 Cornell L. Rev. 439, 453 (1982). html. Id. 10. D. M. Owen, Coordinated Interaction and Clayton § 7 Enforcement, 12 Geo. Mason L. Rev. 89, 101–02 (2003). Copperweld Corp. v. S. 752, 768–9 (1984).

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