European Competition Law Annual 2006

European Competition Law Annual 2006 : Enforcement of Prohibition of Cartels

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This is the eleventh in the series on EU Competition Law and Policy produced by the Robert Schuman Centre of the European University Institute in Florence. The volume reproduces the materials of the roundtable debate which examined the enforcement of the prohibition on cartels. The workshop participants - senior representatives of the Commission and the national competition authorities of some EC Member States, renowned international academics and legal practitioners - discussed the economic and legal issues that arise in this particular area, including: 1) unearthing cartels: the evidence; 2) the institutional framework and 3) tools of more

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  • Hardback | 736 pages
  • 154 x 234 x 46mm | 1,260.98g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Hart Publishing
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1841137510
  • 9781841137513

About Claus-Dieter Ehlermann

Claus-Dieter Ehlermann is Senior Counsel with Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP in Brussels, former Professor of EC Law at the European University Institute in Florence, and former Director General in both the Competition Directorate and Legal Service of the European Commission. Isabela Atanasiu is Marie Curie Research Fellow at the Centre for Political and Constitutional Studies (CEPC) in Madrid; until December 2006 she was Research Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies of the European University Institute in more

Table of contents

Neelie Kroes, Enforcement of Prohibition of Cartels in Europe Joseph E. Harrington, Jr., Behavioral Screening and the Detection of Cartels Patrick Rey, On the Use of Economic Analysis in Cartel Detection Paul Grout, Predicting Cartels Richard Whish, Oligopoly Theory and Economic Evidence Rafael Allendesalazar Corcho, Oligopolies, Conscious Parallelism and Concertation Calvin S. Goldman QC, The Investigative Powers of the Canadian Competition Bureau: Domestic and International Dimensions Ian S. Forrester, QC, Searches Beneath the Cherry Tree in the Garden: European Thoughts on How to Enchance the Task of Uncovering and Thereby Deterring Olivier Guersent, The EU Model of Administrative Enforcement Against Global Cartels: Evolving to Meet Challenges Philip Collins, Some Background Notes on the Investigative Powers of the Competition Authorities Thomas O. Barnett, Seven Steps to Better Cartel Enforcement Public Enforcement (Administrative and Criminal) James Venit, Modernization and Enforcement - The Need for Convergence: On Procedure and Substance Nadia Calvino, Public Enforcement in the EU: Deterrent Effect and Proportionality of Fines Massimo Motta On the Effect of EU Cartel Investigations and Fines on the Infringing Firms' Market Value Stephen Calkins, Coming to Praise Criminal Antitrust Enforcement Wouter P. J. Wils, Is Criminalization of EU Competition Law the Answer? Denis Waelbroeck, The Commission's Green Paper on Private Enforcement: 'Americanization' of EC Competition Law Enforcement? Donncadh Woods, The Commission Green Paper on Damages Actions for Breach of the EC Antitrust Rules Jon Lawrence, Seeking the Perfect Balance: Some Reflections on the Commission Green Paper on Damages Actions for Breach of the EC Antitrust Rules Mario Siragusa, A Reflection on Some Private Antitrust Enforcement Issues Donald C. Klawiter, US Corporate Leniency After the Blockbuster Cartels: Are We Entering a New Era? Jochen Burrichter, Reflections on the Implementation of a Plea Bargaining/Direct Settlement-System in EC Competition Law John Ratliff, Plea Bargaining in EC Anti-Cartel Enforcement - A System Change? Julian M. Joshua, That Uncertain Feeling: The Commission's 2002 Leniency Notice Margaret Bloom, Despite Its Great Success, the EC Leniency Program Faces Great Challenges William E. Kovacic, Bounties as Inducements to Identify Cartels Nicholas Forwood, Effective Enforcement and Legal Protection - Friends or Enemies? Peter Roth, Ensuring that Effectiveness of Enforcement Does Not Prejudice Legal Protection. Rights of Defence. Fundamental Rights Concerns Christopher Harding, Effectiveness of Enforcement and Legal Protectionshow more