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Horizontal agreements and EU competition law

Mark Jephcott

Horizontal agreements and EU competition law

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Published by Richmond Law & Tax Ltd. in Richmond, U.K .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Restraint of trade -- European Union countries,
  • Antitrust law -- European Union countries,
  • Mededingingsrecht,
  • Europees recht,
  • Overeenkomsten

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementMark Jephcott.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKJE6456 .J47 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 233 p. ;
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17905731M
    ISBN 101904501591
    LC Control Number2006445176

    Handbook on European Competition Law: Enforcement and Procedure sets out in detail the procedural aspects of EU competition law, ranging from fines, remedies and judicial review. It also gives unique insight into both private and public enforcement of completion law, and offers commentary on the relationship between EU competition law and national competition law, and on the relationship. According to the case-law, the types of agreement covered by Article 81(1)(a) to (e) EC do not constitute an exhaustive list of prohibited collusion and, accordingly, the concept of infringement by object should not be given a strict interpretation (see, to that effect, [judgment in BIDS], paragraphs 22 and 23).. In order to assess the anti-competitive nature of an agreement or a.


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Horizontal agreements and EU competition law by Mark Jephcott Download PDF EPUB FB2

Investigating, dissolving, and punishing cartels is increasingly a top priority for the European Commission and for national competition authorities. This work offers the most up-to-date and comprehensive examination of the substantive law and procedure of EU competition law as it applies to cartels as well as to other horizontal agreements.

Abstract The book discusses the EU competition law regime and practice in respect of cartels and other horizontal agreements between competitors. Buy Horizontal Agreements and EU Competition Law: EU Competition Law Library by Jephcott, Mark (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Author: Mark Jephcott. Frank Wijckmans and Filip Tuytschaever edited a new monograph with Oxford University Press () on Horizontal Agreements and Cartels in EU Competition Law, with contributions from renowned private practitioners and public enforcers.

More information on the book, as well as an overview of the contributors, can be found in the OUP catalogue. Horizontal agreements may restrict competition in particular where they involve price fixing or market sharing, or where the see definition formarket power resulting from the horizontal co-operation causes negative market effects with respect to prices, output, innovation or the variety and quality of products.

The Vertical agreements Practice note considers the application of EU competition law to vertical agreements. Vertical agreements are the most frequently encountered commercial agreement.

They are those entered into between two or more firms operating at different levels of the market, for example, between a manufacturer and distributor. This Practice note provides an essential guide to the. The essential guide to EU competition law for students in one volume; extracts from key Horizontal agreements and EU competition law book, academic works, and legislation are paired with incisive critique and commentary from two leading experts in the field.

In this fast-paced subject area, Alison Jones and Brenda Sufrin carefully highlight the most important cases, legislation, and developments to allow students to navigate the breadth. Competition Act and the cartel offence - public enforcement and procedure Enterprise Act - market studies and market investigations The international dimension of competition law Horizontal agreements (1) - cartels Horizontal agreements (2) - oligopoly, tacit collusion, and collective dominance Horizontal agreements are agreements between actual or potential competitors who operate at the same level of production or distribution in the market.

Usually they would need to comply with EU antitrust rules, but certain R&D and specialisation agreements have been exempted under 2 EU Regulations.

These Regulations will expire on 31 December   Concept of Horizontal agreement provided by the “Glossary of terms used in EU competition policy” (Antitrust and control of concentrations, published in ): Arrangement between actual or potential competitors, that is, under-takings operating at the same level of the production or distribution chain, covering, for example, research and development, production, purchasing or.

4 The EU competition rules on horizontal agreements / • 25% for R&D agreements – as addressed by the R&D block exemption regulation (see Chapter 3); • 20% for production agreements – as addressed by the specialisation block exemption regulation (see Chapter 4); and • 15% for purchasing agreements (seeChapter 5) and commercialisation agreements (see Chapter 6).

Art. (1) of the Treaty on the functioning of the European Union (“the Treaty”) prohibits agreements between undertakings that restrict competition unless they contribute to improving the production or distribution of goods or to promoting technical or economic progress, while allowing consumers a fair share of the resulting benefits, in.

Investigating, dissolving, Horizontal agreements and EU competition law book punishing cartels is increasingly a top priority for the European Commission and for national competition authorities. This work offers the most up-to-date and comprehensive examination of the substantive law and procedure of EU competition law as it applies to cartels as well as to other horizontal unique work supplies the views of.

The book under review represents a fresh and original approach to the treatment of cartels and horizontal agreements in EU competition law it is thorough and thought provoking.

Vertical Agreements in EU Competition Law. Third Edition. Filip Tuytschaever and Frank Wijckmans. A new edition of an established practitioner text providing a detailed and practical analysis of the entire scope of the law relating to vertical agreements. This work offers the most up-to-date and comprehensive examination of the substantive law and procedure of EU competition law as it applies to cartels as well as to other horizontal agreements.

This unique work supplies the views of both private practitioners and public cturer: OUP Oxford. Article (1) – Horizontal agreements. In essence, this consultation targets any form of co-operation agreements concluded between actual or potential competitors, so-called 'horizontal co-operation agreements' which are, in principle, prohibited under Art.

(1) of the Treaty on the functioning of the European Union ("the Treaty"), as they. The book explains the purpose of competition policy, introduces the reader to key concepts and techniques in competition law and provides insights into the numerous different issues that arise when analysing market behaviour.

Describing the law in its economics and market context, the chapters particularly consider the competition law implications of business phenomena, including distribution. Frank Wijckmans discusses the origins and aims of his new book Horizontal Agreements and Cartels in EU Competition Law, and explains its unusual format.

Table of treaties and conventions p. xiii Table of EU legislation p. xiv Table of statutes p. xviii Table of statutory instruments p.

xxii Table of competition commission reports p. xxv Table of OFT reports, decisions and publications p. xxvii Table of cases p. xxviii List of abbreviations p.

lxix 1 Competition policy and economics p. 1 1 Introduction p. 1 2 Overview of the Practices. About EU Competition Law. This book is designed as a working tool for the study and practice of European competition law.

It is an enlarged and updated sixth edition of the highly practical guide to the leading cases of European competition law. This sixth edition focuses on Article TFEU, Article TFEU and the European Merger Regulation. Vertical agreement Vertical agreement in the European Union Law. Concept of Vertical agreement provided by the “Glossary of terms used in EU competition policy” (Antitrust and control of concentrations, published in ): Agreement or concerted practice entered into between two or more undertakings each of which operates, for the purposes of the agree-ment, at a different level of the.

Horizontal cooperation can be beneficial for consumers and markets but may also create serious legal concerns under EU and UK competition law. This Practice Note considers the key EU competition rules to be borne in mind when drafting or reviewing a horizontal agreement between actual or. Investigating, dissolving, and punishing cartels is increasingly a top priority for the European Commission and for national competition authourities.

This work offers the most up-to-date and comprehensive examination of the substantive law and procedure of EU competition law as it applies to cartels as well as to other horizontal agreements.

This unique work supplies the views of both private. The book discusses the EU competition law regime and practice in respect of vertical agreements.

The concept of vertical agreements is not limited to distribution arrangements, but covers also supply and subcontracting scenarios. Particular attention is paid to e-commerce and the sector-specific rules applicable to the automotive industry (Regulation /).

The European Commission has the power to impose fines of up to 10% of an undertaking's turnover in the last financial year for breach of EU competition rules prohibiting cartels and restrictive agreements (under Article (1) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU)).

Industrial policy across major jurisdictions is shifting to make economies more sustainable. Part of this transition involves encouraging public and private green investments through subsidies and regulation. In the EU, ambitious plans to combat climate change confer a central role on the State aid rules, which have already made strides in supporting sustainability projects.

From the very beginning of liberalization of the electronic communications sector in the ’s, competition law has played a key role, in particular by adopting decisions and legislation based on Article of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (“TFEU”) combined with.

This work considers in detail the EU law and case law affecting various types of "horizontal" agreements - those between undertakings operating at the same level of the manufacturing, supply or It derives from a section in the looseleaf Law of the EU (Vaughan & Robertson, eds), and is made available here for the benefit of those who don't.

The content below examines differences between horizontal and vertical cooperation in European Union (EU) competition law.

To better understand the approach of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), the analysis also compares the differences that the United States Supreme Court (US SC) makes between horizontal and vertical cooperation.

Buy Horizontal Agreements and Cartels in EU Competition Law (eBook), by Frank Wijckmans, Filip Tuytschaever, ISBNpublished by Oxford University Press fromthe World's Legal Bookshop.

Shipping in the UK is free. Competitive shipping rates world-wide. Evaluation of EU competition rules on horizontal agreements: public consultation open.

On 6 Novemberthe European Commission launched a public consultation on the Horizontal Block Exemption Regulations ("HBERs") – the Research & Development Block Exemption Regulation ("R&D BER") and the Specialisation Block Exemption Regulation ("Specialisation BER"), and the.

The authors would like to thank Ronan Riordan, Sutherland School of Law, UCD for research assistance; the Editor-in-Chief of The Antitrust Bulletin, William Curran, for his help and very useful feedback in putting together this symposium issue; all the participants at the workshop, The Acceptable Cartel?Horizontal Agreements under Competition Law and Beyond (London School of Economics.

to vertical agreements from a perspective of distinguish between agreements that reduce competition law and policy. competition on balance and those that promote competition on balance or are at least compet-PART 1: HORIZONTAL itively neutral.A policy that is too restrictive will.

The Court upheld the judgment of the Commission that the arrangement did not meet the requirements laid down in Article (3) TFEU. Vertical agreements are handled less heavily under EU competition law than horizontal contracts.

They are obviously less anti-competitive in particular than horizontal contracts. Under the EC competition rules, most distribution agreements will benefit from an exemption afforded to vertical agreements. This is known as the 'vertical agreements block exemption.' A vertical agreement is an agreement entered into between businesses operating at different levels of the economic supply chain, eg distribution agreements (suppliers and manufacturers), agency agreements.

Investigating, dissolving, and punishing cartels is increasingly a top priority for the European Commission and for national competition authourities. This work offers the most up-to-date and comprehensive examination of the substantive law and procedure of EU competition law as it applies to cartels as well as to other horizontal : Relié.

Slide 2 EU approach to vertical agreements Examples of vertical agreements • Agreements between parties at different levels of the production/distribution chain • E.g. distribution (exclusive, selective), agency, franchising, supply, purchasing Assessment of vertical agreements • Vertical agreements generally viewed with less suspicion - may have positive effects on competition.

Intended for healthcare professionals. MENU. Search Browse; Resources. This Practice Note is important first stage reading for analysing vertical restraints, that is, restrictions in vertical agreements caught by Article (1) TFEU (see The prohibition on restrictive agreements) under competition law.

It covers the European Commission’s vertical restraints policy, the circumstances in which a vertical restraint. European competition law is the competition law in use within the European Union.

It promotes the maintenance of competition within the European Single Market by regulating anti-competitive conduct by companies to ensure that they do not create cartels and monopolies that would damage the interests of society. European competition law today derives mostly from articles to of the.In this blog, it is reviewed which R&D agreements are considered beneficial for competition by the European Commission.

Article TFEU. Article of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU) aims at protecting competition on the market and promote consumer welfare. Article (1) prohibits all agreements between undertakings.There is, however, no presumption that agreements which do not benefit from the Specialisation BER breach EU competition law.

Such agreements need to be individually assessed to determine whether.