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European Competition Law in a Nutshell book

A Concise Guide

Koenig, Christian; Schreiber, Kristina; Dennis, Sandra

246 Pages
ISBN: 978-3-86965-158-3
Language: English
Form: Hardback
Year of publication: 2011

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The legal foundations of Competition Law in the European Union are modest, with only nine articles of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union setting out the basis. Alongside this primary legislation, the detailed application of European Competition rules and regulations continues to be shaped by secondary legislation and extensive case law. European Competition Law: A Concise Guide in a nutshell identifies and analyses European jurisprudence and Commission policy, covering classic cases and established principles through to recent developments.

The book addresses a full range of EU Competition Law topics (Cartels, Abuse of a Dominant Position, Merger Control, State Aid and Public Procurement) and includes chapters devoted to key legal terminology and the European Commission’s competence.

Each chapter focuses first on explaining the theoretical underpinnings and then on considering how the European Commission and European Courts have shaped and guided its practical application. With a clear structure and well-explained, numerous examples, this book will appeal to readers encountering European Competition Law for the first time as well as to experienced practitioners seeking guidance on a specific topic.


Wettbewerbsrecht, Kartelle, Öffentliche Auftragsvergabe, Fusionskontrolle, Beihilfenrecht