Features

Poland's new Competition Law

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Tomasz Bagdzinski of Allen & Overy, Warsaw, analyses the provisions of the new Polish competiton law which came into effect on April 1, and looks at the main purpose behind it - harmonisation with EU law

Modernisation at the silver anniversary of the HSR Act

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James W Lowe and Leon B Greenfield* of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, Washington DC, look back on 25 years of the pioneering Hart-Scott- Rodino Act, reviewing the new rules promulgated by the FTC in light of amendments to the Act, as well as further changes now being proposed

The Commission's Notice on remedies

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Neil Baylis, partner, Competition Group, Osborne Clarke, London, analyses the criteria applied by the EC Merger Task Force in assessing proposed remedies in merger reviews

The pitfalls of seeking cartel leniency

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The American Bar Association held an ‘Advanced International Cartel Conference Workshop’ on February 15 and 16. in New York. Zelda Fazaeli reports

Balancing IP rights and competition: The search for a coherent policy continues

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Melvin A Schwarz*of Dechert, Washington DC, analyses how the courts have attempted to apply two apparently incompatible principles, contrasting in particular the approaches adopted in the US and the EU

An interview with Sitesh Bhojani

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Australia is small player in the world economy, but its competition regime is highly regarded. Sebastian O’Meara spoke to Sitesh Bhojani, Commissioner of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, about how its antitrust enforcement has evolved and the problem of professions, global cartels and other matters

The new UK competition regime

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John Vickers, the Director General of Fair Trading, explains the principles underlying Britain’s new Competition Act and how its provisions relate to the relevant European legislation

Commission's telecoms decisions come under fire

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At the IBC’s annual Communications and EC Competition Law Conference some in-house counsel expressed frustration with the authorities’ lack of consistency. Zelda Fazaeli reports

Antitrust in the new Bush Administration

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What will the change of incumbent in the White House mean for US antitrust policy and practice? Probably not a lot, thinks Terry Calvani* of Pillsbury Winthrop LLP

International cartels, international exposure: how to contain the pain

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Julian M Joshua, D Martin Low, QC and Gary R Spratling, three practising partners who are former senior officials of the EU, Canadian and US competition agencies respectively, have drawn on their direct experience of both domestic and multinational anti-cartel enforcement to offer an authoritative analysis of the risks facing cartels today