The text is an integrated discussion of the major antitrust guidelines produced by the Department of Justice and the FTC during the 1990s and significant antitrust process issues. The book's comparative law materials reflect expanded antitrust systems of other nations. A series of economic essays and notes prepared in collaboration with economist Steven C. Salop, offer views on antitrust policy development. The casebook offers hypothetical problems throughout as a teaching aid.
The Objectives and Origins of Antitrust LawInstitutional Framework of Antitrust Policy Market Structure and a First Look at the Problem of Monopoly Power Competitor Collaboration on Price Fixing and Division of Markets Group Refusals to Deal and Joint Ventures Market Concentration, Conspiracy, and the Antitrust Laws Vertical Restraints on Competition Additional Limitations on a Single Firm Exercising Market Power Mergers Foreign Commerce and the U.S. Antitrust Laws Price Discrimination and the Robinson-Patman Act