❰Reading❯ ➿ A Framework for European Competition Law Author Christopher Townley – Tbjewellers.co.uk This book asks whether the current push to increase uniformity in substantive and procedural competition policy and enforcement in Europe as well as in related institutional structures is desirable It This book asks whether the current push for European PDF Ç to increase uniformity in substantive and procedural competition policy and enforcement in Europe as well A Framework eBook Ó as in related institutional structures is desirable It focuses on European Union EU competition policy and enforcement related to Articles and TFEU and the merger rules the euivalent rules in the Member States and the relationships between these different legal ordersUniformity has many benefits; yet the advantages of diversity are also legion enabling policy experimentation and innovation; and improving the ability to accommodate national preferences Contrary to the overwhelming view of academics practitioners and regulators in this area the book argues that uniformity is insufficient and examines ways of achieving a better mix of uniformity and diversity the EU's motto is 'United in Diversity' To achieve this better mix the book offers a new framework for European competition law Co ordinated Diversity Finally this book discusses whether Co ordinated Diversity fits with the current legal order in the EU as well as the EU constitutional settlement generally and suggests some ways that it might be made compatible with this order with relative easeThe book's impact could be significant changing the results in individual cases; the way cases are argued; and what information is relevant More importantly it builds the theoretical foundations for fundamentally altering the way in which the EU and the Member States' competition authorities interact allowing space for disagreement and uncertainty The aim is to improve the effiiciency and effectiveness of competition policy making and enforcement in Europe It should also increase the legitimacy in this field rebalancing towards the Member States Co ordinated Diversity provides a new way of seeing the EU that better blends difference when this is demanded with uniformity and its benefits as necessary A timely and ambitious work this book will be read with interest by all practitioners and academics interested in EU competition law as well as the related fields of political science and economics.
- 584 pages
- A Framework for European Competition Law
- Christopher Townley
- 25 September 2016 Christopher Townley