The 2009 Guide to Competition and Antitrust

  • Editorial

    Coping with changes

  • Austria: Uphill struggle

    Ferdinand Graf of Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwälte discusses the private enforcement of antitrust law and the difficulties suing cartels

  • European Union: EU merger remedies

    Sergio Sorinas and Christine Jorns of Herbert Smith look at the content and implications of the Commission's revised Remedies Notice

  • France: Modernising the economy

    French competition and distribution law has been through some big changes recently. Jean-Christophe Grall and Thomas Lamy of MG Avocats – Grall & Associés discuss what every foreign company doing business in France should know.

  • Greece: The leniency programme of the Hellenic Competition Commission

    Prof Dr Michael Paroussis of the Law Offices of Dr P Theodoridis - Dr H Papaconstantinou explains the incentives for cooperating with competition authorities in Greek antitrust policy and practice

  • India: Changing the rules

    Cyril Shroff and Ashwath Rau of Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co discuss how doing business in India is different now

  • Japan: Improvement to anti-monopoly rules

    Yusuke Nakano, Koya Uemura and Etsuko Hara of Anderson Mori & Tomotsune mark the changes in the new legislation

  • Romania: The new Romanian order

    Catalin Grigorescu and Alina Melcescu of bpv Grigorescu discuss the changes in antitrust law since Romania joined the EU

  • Serbia: Striking the balance

    Rastko Petakovic of Karanovic & Nikolic Law Office provides a snapshot of competition policy and practice in Serbia

  • South Korea: Tackling cartels

    Paul S Rhee and Sin Sung Yun of Yoon Yang Kim Shin & Yu discuss the Korean regulator’s changing approach to competition

  • Turkey: Growing determination

    The Turkish Competition Board has broadened the scope of its investigation of dominant undertakings' practices regarding points of sale. Gönenç Gürkaynak of ELIG outlines the facts

  • Ukraine: Focus on illegal actions

    The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine is now concentrating on cartels and abuses of dominance. Vladimir Sayenko and Dmitry Taranyk of Sayenko Kharenko explain the impact of the shift

  • United Kingdom: Merger control – the effect on banking transactions

    Sam Szlezinger and Jonathan Tatten of Denton Wilde Sapte explain why merger control doesn't just apply to mergers