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Market and Competition Authorities: Good Agency Principles

Annetje Ottow


Good agency principles are those principles that independent authorities can use to transform themselves into well-governed organizations demonstrating good agency behaviour. This book establishes these good agency principles for independent agencies of all kinds, while focusing on those agencies responsible for market regulation and competition law enforcement. Chapter 1 explores the regulatory space in which agencies operate and the dilemmas they face, while chapter 2 describes the various types of market and competition authorities. Against this background, Chapter 3 arrives at the core of ... More

Keywords: competition law, market regulation, independent authority, principle, good governance, institution building, enforcement, evaluation, assessment, court review

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198733041
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733041.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Annetje Ottow, author
Professor of Public Economic Law, University of Utrecht, Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance