Australian Cartel Regulation

Australian Cartel Regulation

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Cartel regulation is a prime element of competition policy and an essential means of minimising the adverse effects of cartel activity on economic welfare. However, effective cartel regulation poses distinct challenges for governments, competition authorities and commentators across the globe. In Australian Cartel Regulation, leading competition law experts Caron Beaton-Wells and Brent Fisse reflect on developments in anti-cartel law in Australia over the last 30 years. They provide a comprehensive account of the current law on cartels as well as discussing key issues that may arise in the future. This definitive volume not only identifies the practical and theoretical issues, but also recommends workable solutions, and does so with the benefit of comparative analysis of the anti-cartel laws of major overseas jurisdictions. Many of the issues identified and discussed in Australian Cartel Regulation are common to any scheme designed to regulate cartel conduct.A similar theory of the case was adopted by the NZ Commerce Commission in enforcement proceedings against credit card companies and banks.146 A further possible application of a downstream price-fixing theory may arise in the context anbsp;...

Title:Australian Cartel Regulation
Author:Caron Beaton-Wells, Brent Fisse
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2011-02-14


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