The 2004 Guide to Competition and Antitrust Law

  • Editorial

  • Austria

    The ins and outs of Austrian competition Claudine Vartian of Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati provides an overview of Austrian competition regulation

  • Belgium

    New competition legislation: cause for celebration? Ivo Van Bael of Van Bael & Bellis, says EU reforms could create legal uncertainty that will make compliance more difficult for corporates

  • Canada

    Competition in Canada: an overview Oliver Borgers and Yves Bériault of McCarthy Tétrault discuss how the world's oldest competition law continues to evolve

  • Finland

    Finland overhauls Competition Act Mikko Eerola and Lotta Backholm of Waselius & Wist outline the changes introduced by Finland's recently revamped Competition Act

  • France

    New law boosts agencies' powers Antoine Winckler, François Brunet and Ianis Girgenson of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton assess trends in French competition law

  • Germany

    German competition's busy spell continues Rainer Bechtold and Petra Linsmeier of Gleiss Lutz summarize the biggest cartel cases of the past year and discuss changes to German competition law prompted by new EU regulations

  • Ireland

    Ireland prepares for impact After a quiet year in competition, Ireland is preparing for things to heat up a bit. Helen Kelly of Matheson Ormsby Prentice looks at what's ahead

  • Spain

    Spain reunites fractured competition authority Marcos Araujo of Garrigues outlines changes recently announced by the Spanish government regarding institutional issues, infringement proceedings, and merger control

  • United Kingdom

    UK competition regime awaits modernization UK competition authorities must come to grips with the new legislation introduced over the past 12 months before they can move forward, says William Sibree of Slaughter and May

  • United States

    Courts and agencies refine US antitrust law US courts and antitrust enforcement agencies have had a busy year. Kenneth R Logan and Ethan E Litwin of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett discuss how their actions have changed the face of US antitrust law