Antitrust Law and Economics in a Nutshell

ISBN-10: 0314257233

ISBN-13: 9780314257239

Edition: 5th 2004 (Revised)

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Reliable guide on antitrust law. Special attention is given to the expanded role of evidentiary standards and the procedural screens in determining litigation outcomes. A look into recent revisions of public enforcement, immunity-related doctrines, and government intervention is also included.
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List price: $45.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: West Academic
Publication date: 8/19/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 667
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034

Preface
Table of Cases
Restraints of Trade at Common Law
Contracts in Restraint of Trade
Monopoly and Conspiracy
The Antitrust Statutes
The Demand for Regulation
The Sherman Act
The Clayton and Federal Trade Commission Acts
Institutional Implications
Antitrust Economics (in a Nutshell)
Some Basic Explanations and Behavioral Assumptions
Basic Economic Models
Current Developments
The Monopoly Problem
Monopoly Power
Monopolization: The Uses of Monopoly Power
Attempts to Monopolize
Horizontal Restraints: The Evolution of Standards
The Economics of Cartels and Transaction Costs
Horizontal Agreements and the Structure of Legal Rules: The Relationship Between Per Se Rules and Reasonableness Standards
Price-Fixing
Market Allocations and Production Controls
Boycotts
Horizontal Restraints: Problems of Proof and Characterization
Evidence of an Agreement
Problems of Characterization
The Oligopoly Problem
Economists and the Oligopoly Problem
Legal Approaches to the Control of Oligopolies
Vertical Restraints
Transaction Cost Economics and Vertical Relationships
Restrictions on Distribution
Limits on Supplier Power: Exclusionary Practices
Mergers
Tensions in Modern Merger Analysis
Competitive Effects Overview
The Sherman Act and Mergers Tending to Monopoly
The Enactment and Amendment of Section 7 of the Clayton Act
The Supreme Court and Merger Analysis Since 1950
Government Merger Guidelines and Premerger Notification
Modern Lower Court Applications
Patent and Intellectual Property Issues
An Introduction to Patents
Price, Territorial, and Use Restrictions
Settlement and Accumulation
Enforcement of Patents as an Antitrust Violation
Price Discrimination and the Robinson-Patman Act
The Origin and Enforcement of Section 2 of the Clayton Act
The Statute Analyzed
Injury to Competition
Defenses
The Enforcement and Adjudication Process
Public Enforcement
Private Enforcement
Federal Judiciary
Limits on the Scope of the Antitrust System
Jurisdictional Restrictions
The Effect of Government Intervention
The Changing Balance in Antitrust
App.: Sherman Act
App.: Clayton Act
App.: Federal Trade Commission Act
Index
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