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Fundamentals of Antitrust Law, Fourth Edition

By Herbert Hovenkamp , Phillip E. Areeda
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The hands-on guide to antitrust issues that today’s courts confront most often, with guidance on developing litigation strategy, counseling clients on compliance, representing clients before regulators, and advising on mergers and acquisitions; confidently advise clients on Sherman Act compliance, Hart Scott Rodino, distribution and pricing issues, and complex commercial litigation. By Herbert Hovenkamp and Phillip E. Areeda.

Now published in a single-volume with an annual update, Fundamentals of Antitrust Law, Fourth Edition provides sophisticated coverage of the topics most cited or litigated in the field. Whether you are developing litigation strategy, counseling clients on compliance, representing clients before regulators, or advising on mergers and acquisitions, Fundamentals of Antitrust Law, Fourth Edition has all the information you need, at your fingertips.

Turn to this invaluable volume when:

  • Advising clients on specific aspects to comply with the Sherman Act
  • Developing litigation strategies
  • Representing clients before regulators
  • Advising clients on mergers and acquisitions
  • Advising clients on Hart Scott Rodino
  • Handling complex commercial litigation
  • Handling distribution and pricing issues for clients
  • And more

Organized by issue, Fundamentals of Antitrust Law, Fourth Edition covers the full range of anticompetitive conduct, as well as procedural issues. It is keyed to the leading Areeda & Hovenkamp treatise, Antitrust Law: An Analysis of Antitrust Principles and Their Application and includes extensive cross references, organization that follows the main work, and a thorough index that allow you to get to the information you need quickly and easily.

Last Updated 05/24/2017
Update Frequency Updated annually
Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
ISBN 9781454801153
SKU 10046688-7777
Table of Contents

Part One: Preliminary and Pervasive Issues: Antitrust Goals, Coverage, Procedure, and Economic

  • The Objectives of Antitrust Law
  • The Domain of the Antitrust Laws: Jurisdiction, Immunities and Exclusions from Coverage
  • The Antitrust System of Remedies
  • The Economic Basis for Antitrust Policy

Part Two: Market Structure Issues

  • Market Power and Market Definition
  • Monopolization
  • Monopolization: Particular Exclusionary Practices
  • Power and the Power-Conduct Relationship in Monopolization & Attempt
  • Mergers: Generally and Horizontal
  • Vertical Mergers
  • Conglomerate Mergers
  • Partial Acquisitions and Post-Acquisition Evidence
  • Iterlocking Directors

Part Three: Restraints of Trade: Horizontal and Vertical

  • Conspiracy, Horizontal and Vertical
  • The "Rule of Reason" and "Per Se Rule" - General Issues
  • Vertical Distribution Restraints Limiting Intrabrand Competition
  • Tying Arrangements
  • Exclusive Dealing and Related Practices
  • Horizontal Agreements: An Introduction
  • Horizontal Agreements Limiting Participants' Output
  • Horizontal Agreements Facilitating Development, Production or Distribution
  • Horizontal Agreements Excluding Rivals

Part Four: Collateral Antitrust Provisions

  • The Robinson-Patman Act
  • State Antitrust Law: A Brief Introduction

Appendix A: D.C. Circuit's Microsoft Opinion



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