Competition and Monopolies in UK Law

  • Reviews
    • Nbr. 78-4, December 2000
    • Public Administration
    Tony Verheijen (ed.), Civil service systems in Central and Eastern Europe Steve Leach and David Wilson, Local political leadership G.W Jones Steve Wilks, In the public interest: competition policy ...
    ...... to cope adequately with the new realities of liberty and competition. Civil services and other public bureaucracies presented some special ... Science IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST: COMPETITION POLICY AND THE MONOPOLIES AND MERGERS COMMISSION Steve Wilks Manchester University Press, 1999. 382 ......
  • REVIEWS
    • Nbr. 33-6, November 1970
    • The Modern Law Review
    The Courts and Criminal Punishments. By Sir John Vincent Barry. [New Zealand The Government Printer, Wellington, New Zealand. The Formation and Annulment of Marriage. By Joseph Jackson, m.a., ll.b....
    ...... CYRIL GRUNFEEL~. THE LAW RELATING TO THE CONTROL OF COMPETITION, RESTRICTIVE TRADE PRACTICES AND MONOPOLIES IN NEW ZEALAND. By ......
  • GENERATING COMPETITION IN THE ELECTRICITY INDUSTRY
    • Nbr. 1-4, February 1993
    • Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance
    • 395-402
    The privatisation of the electricity industry was badly flawed. It created a generating duopoly in the form of National Power and Powergen. These two companies have a degree of control which is inc...
  • COMPETITION BETWEEN PORTS AND INVESTMENT PLANNING
    • Nbr. 17-3, November 1970
    • Scottish Journal of Political Economy
    The 1960s were a decade of rapid change in overseas transport technologies. That decade saw the introduction of container ships, hovercraft, massive tankers and ore carriers, LASH (lighter‐aboard‐s...
    ...... Therefore, as the natural, long term tendency would be for port (and perhaps shipping) monopolies to develop it is in the best interests of the users of port facilities for national control to be exercised over them. In ......
  • Advertising, Barriers to Entry and Competition Policy
    • Nbr. 3-3, September 1994
    • Journal of Product & Brand Management
    • 51-58
    The controversy as to whether or not advertising impairs the efficient functioning of markets because it acts as a “barrier” to new firms wishing to enter a market has once again attracted the inte...
    ......In this article we look at theadvertising-barrier to entry issue as seen in anumber of Monopolies and MergersCommission investigations. Our contention isthat not only must the conventional negativeview of advertising be tempered by thepositive ......
  • Ss. 5 and 6 of the Competition Act, 2002. Demystifying the competition implications of mergers and acquisitions in India
    • Nbr. 20-1, December 2012
    • Journal of Financial Crime
    • 88-115
    Purpose: The jurisprudence concerning the regulation of mergers and acquisitions in the Indian context, from the perspective of competition law, is vast. Mergers and acquisitions in India have been...
    ......Mergers and acquisitions in India have beenregulated by the Indian Companies Act, the Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Act andseveral sector specific legislations. After their notification in June 2011, Ss. 5 and 6 of the ......
  • A new perspective on the knowledge value chain
    • Nbr. 4-4, December 2003
    • Journal of Intellectual Capital
    • 588-596
    This article presents an interpretation of some major changes affecting the competitive behaviour of firms today. The underlying postulate is a shift from tangible to intangible factors of competit...
    ......, now regardedas commodities, to “non-price” factors of competition. The accelerating pace of value-chain erosionis driving a relentless ... the resultthat firms are trying to create, maintain or invade monopolies founded on intangibles. This has ledto some subtle, but highly ......
  • Monopoly players.
    • Nbr. 2004, June 2004
    • Financial Management (UK)
    • Krishanswamy, N.
    • Letters - Letter to the Editor
    ......Adam Smith said that high profits trigger competition and profits then drop. The first culprits of piracy are manufacturers who ... profits and stifle free competition by patenting and creating monopolies. . Recently in India, Procter & Gamble reduced its prices by almost half ......
  • Role and extent of competition in improving the performance of public enterprises. United Nations, New York, 93 pp.
    • Nbr. 13-2, May 1993
    • Public Administration and Development
    ...... enterprise reforms and explore the potential for competition for specific types of public enterprises, such as natural monopolies, statutory monopolies and competitive firms; (c) Develop appropriate policy guidelines for improving the efficiency of public ......
  • Unbundle of joy: although it may cause some collateral damage, the Financial Services Authority's campaign to bring transparency and accountability to the industry is a welcome one.
    • Nbr. 2004, June 2004
    • Financial Management (UK)
    • Stewart, Jamie
    • City
    ....... * Even more consolidation could take place, reducing competition and creating monopolies. US, Japanese and other "super banks" could take ......
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