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Competition law of the United States / Howard Langer.

By: Langer, Howard, 1950- [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Wolters Kluwer law & Business, 2014Description: 194 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9789041153036.Uniform titles: International encyclopaedia of laws. Competition law. Subject(s): Competition -- United States | Antitrust law -- United StatesDDC classification: 343.730721
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: 1.Historical Background Of American Antitrust Law 2.The American Legal System ch. 1 Sources Of American Antitrust Law 1.National Sources I.Federal Antitrust Laws II.State Antitrust Laws 2.International Sources 3.Secondary Sources I.Regulations And Guidelines 4.Sources' Relation And Hierarchy 5.Role And Authority Of Precedents ch. 2 Scope Of Application 1.Territorial Reach 2.Special Sectors 3.State-Owned Enterprises And Public Utilities 4.Sensible Effect And De Minimis Effects ch. 3 Overview Of Substantive Provisions 1.Restrictive Agreements 2.Monopolies [Dominant Undertakings] 3.Mergers [Concentrations] 4.Other Prohibitions 5.Tests Of Illegality I.Per Se Prohibitions And Naked Restraints II.Balancing Tests III.Merger Tests ch. 4 Overview Of Main Notions 1.Undertaking 2.Relevant Market 3.Market Power/​dominant Position 4.Agreements And Concerted Practices Contents note continued: 5.Restrictions On Competition 6.Monopolization And Abuse Of Dominance 7.Mergers [Concentrations] 8.Joint Ventures ch. 5 Consequences Of Violations And Enforcement Institutions 1.Administrative Enforcement I.The Antitrust Authorities A.The Antitrust Division B.The FTC 1.Formation, Composition 2.Investigating Powers 3.Adjudicating Powers (Ascertaining And Sanctioning) 4.Other Institutional Tasks II.Government Direct Enforcement Activities III.Other Administrative Agencies Applying Antitrust Rules IV.Administrative Fines V.Administrative Injunctions And Other Restrictive Orders VI.Preliminary Injunctions [Interim Measures] 2.Civil Enforcement I.Competent Civil Courts A.Antitrust Injury B.Antitrust Standing C.The Direct Purchaser Rule D.Limitations Of Actions II.Sanctions A.Nullity B.Damages C.Class Actions D.Interim Measures 3.Criminal Enforcement Contents note continued: I.Criminal Sanctions For Antitrust Enforcement II.Other Application Of Criminal Law To Relevant Conduct III.Role Of Prosecutors A.The Prosecutor's Role In The Most Common Cases B.The Leniency Program IV.Competent Criminal Courts ch. 1 Restrictive Agreements 1.Horizontal Agreements I.Cartels A.Price-Fixing 1.Exceptions From Per Se Treatment 2.The Rule Of Reason And Quick Look Tests 3.Characterization: Is It Price-Fixing? B.Market/​client Allocation C.Production/​innovation Limitation D.Group Boycott E.Collusion On Other Objects II.Information Exchange Practices III.Cooperation Agreements A.Research And Development B.Specialization C.Standardization D.Joint Production E.Joint Purchasing F.Joint Selling 2.Vertical Agreements I.Distribution A.Exclusive Distributorship B.Exclusive Dealing C.Selective Distribution D.Franchising II.Technology Licensing Contents note continued: A.Patent Licensing B.Trademark Licensing C.Knows How And Trade Secret Licensing ch. 2 Monopolization [Dominant Undertakings' Prohibited Practices] 1.Exploitive Practices I.Excessive/​unfair Pricing II.Price Discrimination 2.Exclusionary Practices I.Predation A.Predatory Pricing B.Other Forms Of Predation II.Tying III.Rebates And Bundling IV.Refusal To Deal V.Price Squeeze ch. 3 Mergers [Concentrations] 1.Horizontal Mergers I.History II.Current Enforcement 2.Vertical Mergers 3.Market/​product Extension Mergers 4.Pure Conglomerate Mergers 5.Joint Ventures ch. 1 Administrative Investigations Before The Antitrust Authority 1.Initiative I.General Sectors Inquiries II.Ex Officio Investigations III.Complaints 2.Powers I.Requests For Information II.Investigation And Search Powers III.Cooperation With Other State Institutions 3.Right Of Defense Contents note continued: I.Content And Notification Of Opening Decisions II.The Proceedings: Hearings, Access To File, Briefs III.Statement Of Objections IV.Final Hearing And Decision ch. 2 Voluntary Notifications And Clearance Decisions ch. 3 Merger Control 1.Preliminary Filing Obligations I.Criteria And Thresholds II.Turnover Calculation III.Market Share Calculation IV.Other Relevant Notions 2.Structure Of Proceedings I.Preliminary Assessment And Full Investigation II.Time Framework III.Right Of Defense 3.Clearance And Conditional Clearance I.Conditions And Undertakings A.Content B.Timing 4.Relations With Other Merger Control Authorities I.Other Authorities Within The Local Jurisdiction A.Federal Agencies B.State Agencies II.International Coordination ch. 4 Challenging Of The Administrative Decision 1.Competent Courts 2.Time Limits 3.Judicial Scope Of Review.
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"This book was originally published as a monograph in the International encyclopaedia of laws/Competition law."

Includes bibliographical references (page 189) and index.


Machine generated contents note: 1.Historical Background Of American Antitrust Law
2.The American Legal System
ch. 1 Sources Of American Antitrust Law
1.National Sources
I.Federal Antitrust Laws
II.State Antitrust Laws
2.International Sources
3.Secondary Sources
I.Regulations And Guidelines
4.Sources' Relation And Hierarchy
5.Role And Authority Of Precedents
ch. 2 Scope Of Application
1.Territorial Reach
2.Special Sectors
3.State-Owned Enterprises And Public Utilities
4.Sensible Effect And De Minimis Effects
ch. 3 Overview Of Substantive Provisions
1.Restrictive Agreements
2.Monopolies [Dominant Undertakings]
3.Mergers [Concentrations]
4.Other Prohibitions
5.Tests Of Illegality
I.Per Se Prohibitions And Naked Restraints
II.Balancing Tests
III.Merger Tests
ch. 4 Overview Of Main Notions
1.Undertaking
2.Relevant Market
3.Market Power/​dominant Position
4.Agreements And Concerted Practices
Contents note continued: 5.Restrictions On Competition
6.Monopolization And Abuse Of Dominance
7.Mergers [Concentrations]
8.Joint Ventures
ch. 5 Consequences Of Violations And Enforcement Institutions
1.Administrative Enforcement
I.The Antitrust Authorities
A.The Antitrust Division
B.The FTC
1.Formation, Composition
2.Investigating Powers
3.Adjudicating Powers (Ascertaining And Sanctioning)
4.Other Institutional Tasks
II.Government Direct Enforcement Activities
III.Other Administrative Agencies Applying Antitrust Rules
IV.Administrative Fines
V.Administrative Injunctions And Other Restrictive Orders
VI.Preliminary Injunctions [Interim Measures]
2.Civil Enforcement
I.Competent Civil Courts
A.Antitrust Injury
B.Antitrust Standing
C.The Direct Purchaser Rule
D.Limitations Of Actions
II.Sanctions
A.Nullity
B.Damages
C.Class Actions
D.Interim Measures
3.Criminal Enforcement
Contents note continued: I.Criminal Sanctions For Antitrust Enforcement
II.Other Application Of Criminal Law To Relevant Conduct
III.Role Of Prosecutors
A.The Prosecutor's Role In The Most Common Cases
B.The Leniency Program
IV.Competent Criminal Courts
ch. 1 Restrictive Agreements
1.Horizontal Agreements
I.Cartels
A.Price-Fixing
1.Exceptions From Per Se Treatment
2.The Rule Of Reason And Quick Look Tests
3.Characterization: Is It Price-Fixing?
B.Market/​client Allocation
C.Production/​innovation Limitation
D.Group Boycott
E.Collusion On Other Objects
II.Information Exchange Practices
III.Cooperation Agreements
A.Research And Development
B.Specialization
C.Standardization
D.Joint Production
E.Joint Purchasing
F.Joint Selling
2.Vertical Agreements
I.Distribution
A.Exclusive Distributorship
B.Exclusive Dealing
C.Selective Distribution
D.Franchising
II.Technology Licensing
Contents note continued: A.Patent Licensing
B.Trademark Licensing
C.Knows How And Trade Secret Licensing
ch. 2 Monopolization [Dominant Undertakings' Prohibited Practices]
1.Exploitive Practices
I.Excessive/​unfair Pricing
II.Price Discrimination
2.Exclusionary Practices
I.Predation
A.Predatory Pricing
B.Other Forms Of Predation
II.Tying
III.Rebates And Bundling
IV.Refusal To Deal
V.Price Squeeze
ch. 3 Mergers [Concentrations]
1.Horizontal Mergers
I.History
II.Current Enforcement
2.Vertical Mergers
3.Market/​product Extension Mergers
4.Pure Conglomerate Mergers
5.Joint Ventures
ch. 1 Administrative Investigations Before The Antitrust Authority
1.Initiative
I.General Sectors Inquiries
II.Ex Officio Investigations
III.Complaints
2.Powers
I.Requests For Information
II.Investigation And Search Powers
III.Cooperation With Other State Institutions
3.Right Of Defense
Contents note continued: I.Content And Notification Of Opening Decisions
II.The Proceedings: Hearings, Access To File, Briefs
III.Statement Of Objections
IV.Final Hearing And Decision
ch. 2 Voluntary Notifications And Clearance Decisions
ch. 3 Merger Control
1.Preliminary Filing Obligations
I.Criteria And Thresholds
II.Turnover Calculation
III.Market Share Calculation
IV.Other Relevant Notions
2.Structure Of Proceedings
I.Preliminary Assessment And Full Investigation
II.Time Framework
III.Right Of Defense
3.Clearance And Conditional Clearance
I.Conditions And Undertakings
A.Content
B.Timing
4.Relations With Other Merger Control Authorities
I.Other Authorities Within The Local Jurisdiction
A.Federal Agencies
B.State Agencies
II.International Coordination
ch. 4 Challenging Of The Administrative Decision
1.Competent Courts
2.Time Limits
3.Judicial Scope Of Review.

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