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Author Hylton, Keith N.

Title Antitrust law : economic theory and common law evolution / Keith N. Hylton.

Publication Info. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.


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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 413 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Economics. Definitions ; Perfect competition versus monopoly ; Further topics -- Law and policy. Some interpretations issues ; Enacting the antitrust law ; What should antitrust law aim to do? -- Enforcement. Optimal enforcement theory ; Enforcement provision of the antitrust laws ; Appendix -- Cartels. Cartels ; Conscious parallelism ; Conclusion -- Development of Section 1 doctrine. The Sherman Act versus the common law ; Rule of reason and per-se rule ; Conclusion -- Rule of reason and per-se rule. The case for price-fixing ; Per-se and rule of reason analysis: further developments ; Per-se versus rule of reason tests: understanding the Supreme Court's justification for the per-se rule -- Agreement. The development of inference doctrine ; Rejection of unilateral contract theory -- Facilitating mechanisms. Data dissemination cases ; Basing point pricing and related practices ; Basing point pricing: economics -- Boycotts. Pre-Socony ; Post-Socony ; Post-BMI/Sylvania ; Conclusion -- Monopolization. Development of Section 2 doctrine ; Leveraging and essential facility cases ; Predatory pricing ; Conclusion -- Power. Measuring market power ; Determinants of market power ; Substitutability and the relevant market: cellophane ; Multi-market monopoly and the relevant market: Alcoa ; Measuring power: guidelines -- Attempts. The Swift formula and modern doctrine ; Dangerous probability requirement -- Vertical restraints. Resale price maintenance ; Vertical nonprice restraints ; Manufacturer retains title ; Agreement -- Tying and exclusive dealing. Introduction ; Early cases ; Development of the per-se rule ; Tension between rule of reason arguments and per-se rule ; Technological tying ; Exclusive dealing ; Appendix -- Horizontal Mergers. Reasons for merging and implications for law ; Horizontal merger law ; Conclusion ; Appendix -- Mergers, vertical and conglomerate. Vertical mergers ; Conglomerate mergers ; Concluding remarks -- Antitrust and the state. Noerr-Pennington doctrine ; Parker doctrine ; Some final comments: error costs and immunity doctrines.
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Summary This book is an effort to consolidate several different perspectives on antitrust law. Specific topics covered include perfect competition versus monopoly, enforcement, cartels, section 1 doctrine, rule of reason, agreement, boycott, power, vertical restraints, tying and exclusive dealing, horizontal mergers, and conglomerates.
Subject Antitrust law -- United States.
Antitrust law -- Economic aspects.
LAW -- Taxation.
Antitrust law. (OCoLC)fst00810849
Antitrust law -- Economic aspects. (OCoLC)fst00810853
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Economische aspecten.
Common law.
United States.
Other Form: Print version: Hylton, Keith N. Antitrust law. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003 052179031X 0521793785 (DLC) 2002017406 (OCoLC)48767848
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