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Review of Competition Law and Policy in the United Kingdom

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The unusually complex competition policy institutions of the UK include a Commission that is concerned about the “public interest” in monopolies and market practices, the Director General of Fair Trading who enforces a competition law that is now modelled on European law, and many regulators who are also responsible for enforcing the same competition law in their sectors. Stronger powers under the Competition Act 1998 make enforcement more credible now, but still more changes are likely, notably concerning mergers and monopolies...

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  • Michael Wise, 2004. "Review of Competition Law and Policy in the United Kingdom," OECD Journal: Competition Law and Policy, OECD Publishing, vol. 5(3), pages 57-140.
  • Handle: RePEc:oec:dafkaa:5lmqcr2jfxlw
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    1. Balázs Égert & Antoine Goujard, 2014. "Strengthening Competition in Poland," OECD Economics Department Working Papers 1125, OECD Publishing.

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