Competition and Monopolies in UK Law

  • 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 the advertising-barrier to entry issue as seen in a number of Monopolies and Mergers Commission investigations. Our contention is that not only must the conventional negative view of advertising be tempered by the positive ......
  • 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 been regulated by the Indian Companies Act, the Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Act and several sector specific legislations. After their notification in June 2011, Ss. 5 and 6 of the Competition ......
  • 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 regarded as commodities, to “non-price” factors of competition. The accelerating pace of value-chain erosion is driving a relentless ... the result that firms are trying to create, maintain or invade monopolies founded on intangibles. This has led to 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 ......
  • 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 ......
  • THE MONOPOLIES COMMISSION AND HIGH STREET MERGERS*
    • Nbr. 18-1, February 1971
    • Scottish Journal of Political Economy
    ...... The more serious detriment was the likelihood of a reduction in retail competition. Although there were large numbers of other retail suppliers and barriers to entry appeared not to be high, the Commission ......
  • REVIEWS
    • Nbr. 12-1, January 1949
    • The Modern Law Review
    Book reviewed in this article: Justice and Administrative Law. By W. A. Robson. Second Edition. A Fragment on Government and An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation. By Jeremy B...
    ...... A. G. J. BRAOO. MONOPOLIES AND PATENTS. A Study of the History and Future of the Patent ... T. F. T. PLUCKNEIT. . JAN. 1949 REVIEWS 128 UNFAIR COMPETITION AND TRADE MARKS. By R. CALLMANN. Three Volumes. [Chicago: ......
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