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Competition: Understanding the 1998 Act


ISBN13: 9781902558066
ISBN: 1902558065
Published: September 1999
Publisher: Palladian Law Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



The Competition Act 1998 reforms UK competition law bringing it into line with EC law. It sets up a new regulatory structure and appeals process. Competition authorities will have extensive powers to investigate breaches and search premises. Businesses previously exempt from EC competition rules on price fixing,market sharing or other anti-competitive practices will now be more vulnerable and pro-competitive co-operative arrangements may also be caught. Infringements can lead to fines of up to 10 per cent of UK annual turnover. Compliance, although costly, is essential. This is a clear, practical and authoritative analysis of the Act, including full references to the OFT Guidelines and relevant case law.

Subjects:
Competition Law
Contents:
Introduction; The European Dimension; Prohibition; Notification; Investigation and Enforcement; Appeals; Transitional Provisions; The Regulators.