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Regulating Cartels in Europe

Christopher Harding and Julian Joshua


The book provides a critical discussion and analysis of that area of European (EU) competition regulation dealing with those serious anti-competitive infringements now commonly referred to as the activity of ‘hard core cartels’. Such prohibited activity typically involves large and economically significant corporate producers and traders operating across Europe and often also in a wider international context, and comprises practices such as price fixing, bid rigging, market sharing, and limiting production, intended to ensure ‘market stability’ and maintain and increase profits. There is now l ... More

Keywords: competition, regulation, cartels, Europe, enforcement policy, sanctions, corporate producers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199551484
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551484.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christopher Harding, author
Professor of law, University of Wales, Aberystwyth
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Julian Joshua, author
Partner, Howrey Simon Arnold & White, Brussels