Antitrust Law and Economics in a Nutshell / Edition 4

Antitrust Law and Economics in a Nutshell / Edition 4

by Ernest Gellhorn, William E. Kovacic, William E. Kovacic
     
 

ISBN-10: 0314026835

ISBN-13: 9780314026835

Pub. Date: 06/28/1994

Publisher: West Group

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.  See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314026835
Publisher:
West Group
Publication date:
06/28/1994
Series:
Nutshell Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
520
Product dimensions:
4.95(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.82(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Table of Cases
Ch. IRestraints of Trade at Common Law1
AContracts in Restraint of Trade3
BMonopoly and Conspiracy10
Ch. IIThe Antitrust Statutes15
AThe Demand for Regulation15
BThe Sherman Act20
CThe Clayton and Federal Trade Commission Acts27
DInstitutional Implications30
Ch. IIIAntitrust Economics (in a Nutshell)42
ASome Basic Explanations and Behavioral Assumptions45
BBasic Economic Models52
CCurrent Developments82
Ch. IVThe Monopoly Problem91
AMonopoly Power94
BMonopolization: The Uses of Monopoly Power120
CAttempts to Monopolize153
Ch. VHorizontal Restraints: The Evolution of Standards156
AThe Economics of Cartels and Transaction Costs157
BHorizontal Agreements and the Structure of Legal Rules: The Relationship Between Per Se Rules and Reasonableness Standards165
CPrice-Fixing170
DMarket Allocations and Production Controls196
EBoycotts204
Ch. VIHorizontal Restraints: Problems of Proof and Characterization223
AEvidence of an Agreement223
BProblems of Characterization239
Ch. VIIThe Oligopoly Problem266
AEconomists and the Oligopoly Problem268
BLegal Approaches to the Control of Oligopolies272
Ch. VIIIVertical Restraints286
ATransaction Cost Economics and Vertical Relationships290
BRestrictions on Distribution292
CLimits on Supplier Power: Exclusionary Practices326
Ch. IXMergers348
ATensions in Modern Merger Analysis348
BCompetitive Effects Overview353
CThe Sherman Act and Mergers Tending to Monopoly360
DThe Enactment and Amendment of Section 7 of the Clayton Act363
EThe Supreme Court and Merger Analysis Since 1950366
FGovernment Merger Guidelines and Premerger Notification394
GModern Lower Court Applications402
Ch. XPatent and Intellectual Property Issues409
AAn Introduction to Patents411
BPrice, Territorial, and Use Restrictions415
CSettlement and Accumulation424
DEnforcement of Patents as an Antitrust Violation429
Ch. XIPrice Discrimination and the Robinson-Patman Act431
AThe Origin and Enforcement of Section 2 of the Clayton Act432
BThe Statute Analyzed435
CInjury to Competition438
DDefenses444
Ch. XIIThe Enforcement and Adjudication Process449
APublic Enforcement449
BPrivate Enforcement461
CFederal Judiciary468
Ch. XIIILimits on the Scope of the Antitrust System473
AJurisdictional Restrictions473
BThe Effect of Government Intervention480
Ch. XIVThe Changing Balance in Antitrust497
App.: Sherman Act506
App.: Clayton Act507
App.: Federal Trade Commission Act510
Index511

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