Antitrust: An Economic Approach

The book examines antitrust from an economic perspective, covering: antitrust laws of the European Union; the HSR premerger notification rules; takeovers and anti-takeover statutes; and more.
Publisher: ALM
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ISBN: 9781588522269
Publisher: ALM
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Antitrust: An Economic Approach focuses on the economic reasoning behind antitrust enforcement and examines how day-to-day business decisions may affect your clients' potential antitrust liability. The book examines antitrust from an economic perspective, covering: antitrust laws of the European Union; the Hart-Scott-Rodino premerger notification rules; takeovers and anti-takeover statutes; the standing of targets, competitors and employees who attack mergers and acquisitions; the Robinson-Patman Act; market power; vertical combinations; franchising; boycotts; and changes in the computer software and health care industries. The analysis also features: the impact of technological trends and corporate reorganization on mergers and acquisitions; the future of antitrust law and policy in light of accelerated technological, scientific and social change; and significant developments, such as disapproval of false statement prosecutions, the importance of interlocking officers under the Clayton Act, and anti-competitive uses of employee pension and benefit plans.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Principal United States Antitrust Laws

Chapter 2: The Marketplace: Guiding Image of Antitrust

Chapter 3: Monopolization

Chapter 4: Section 7 of the Clayton Act

Chapter 5: The Social and Economic Role of Litigation Concerning Market Power

Chapter 6: An Overview of the Exercise of Power

Chapter 7: Horizontal Price Fixing and Allocation of Territories or Customers

Chapter 8: Vertical Combinations

Chapter 9: The Robinson-Patman Act

Chapter 10: [Reserved]

Chapter 11: Franchising and Dealer Relationships

Chapter 12: Interlocking Relationships

Chapter 13: Group Boycotts

Chapter 14: Trade Associations

Chapter 15: Arrangements Affecting Non-Price Terms

Chapter 16: General Principles in Conduct Cases

Chapter 17: [Reserved]

Chapter 18: Government Action and Antitrust

Chapter 19: First Amendment Considerations and Related Issues

Chapter 20: Exemptions

Chapter 21: Labor-Management Relations

Chapter 22: Patents, Trademarks and Antitrust

Chapter 23: [RESERVED]

Chapter 24: [RESERVED]

Chapter 25: [RESERVED]

Chapter 26: Public Enforcement

Chapter 27: Issues Concerning Private Enforcement

Chapter 28: Interplay of Antitrust Remedies and Substantive Law

Chapter 29: Antitrust and Innovation

Chapter 30: Antitrust Strategy

Chapter 31: Impact of Antitrust on the Economy, Business and Other Interests