Guide to Competition Law, 2nd edition
An informative text for readers wanting a broader understanding of competition law, or antitrust as it is often called.
One Year Subscription Only Terms
Subscribers receive the product(s) listed on the Order Form and any Updates made available during the annual subscription period. Shipping and handling fees are not included in the annual price.
Subscribers are advised of the number of Updates that were made to the particular publication the prior year. The number of Updates may vary due to developments in the law and other publishing issues, but subscribers may use this as a rough estimate of future shipments. Subscribers may call Customer Support at 800-833-9844 for additional information.
Subscribers may cancel this subscription by: calling Customer Support at 800-833-9844; emailing firstname.lastname@example.org; or returning the invoice marked 'CANCEL'.
If subscribers cancel within 30 days after the product is ordered or received and return the product at their expense, then they will receive a full credit of the price for the annual subscription.
If subscribers cancel between 31 and 60 days after the invoice date and return the product at their expense, then they will receive a 5/6th credit of the price for the annual subscription. No credit will be given for cancellations more than 60 days after the invoice date. To receive any credit, subscriber must return all product(s) shipped during the year at their expense within the applicable cancellation period listed above.
Competition law promotes the interests of consumers by prohibiting anti-competitive arrangements and mergers, prohibiting use of market power to harm competition, and regulating firms in markets in which competition is not feasible.
The rules are being tightened: penalties are increasing and compliance action by regulators around the world is intensifying. It is more important than ever before that business people and their advisors understand this important area of law.
This informative text will be of use to readers who want a better understanding of the competition law framework, and provides an excellent primary reference tool for practitioners and other professionals who need a more detailed, in-depth treatment of the subject matter. This edition updates the first edition authored by Lindsay Hampton and Paul Scott to reflect recent case law developments, Commerce Commission activities, and legislative changes, including significant changes made to the cartel provisions under the Commerce (Cartels and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2017.
The content of this book comes from the authoritative and popular online publication Commercial Law in New Zealand.
Barber, Understanding the Economic Environment, 4th edition 2015
Tokeley, Consumer Law in New Zealand, 2nd edition 2014
Commercial Law in New Zealand (loose-leaf)
Morrison’s Company and Securities Law (loose-leaf)
Table of contents
Chapter 31 Scheme, administration and reach of the commerce act 1986
Chapter 32 Fundamental concepts
Chapter 33 The general prohibition section
Chapter 34 Exclusionary provisions
Chapter 35 Price fixing
Chapter 36 Taking advantage of market power
Chapter 37 Resale price maintenance
Chapter 37a Business acquisitions