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Miller's Australian Competition Law and Policy
(3rd Edn)

Russell Miller
Thomson Reuters, 14 February 2018


Publisher's description

Miller’s Australian Competition Law and Policy, 3rd edition guides readers through the development of Australian competition law, addressing its underlying concepts and policy directions.

A complementary work to “Miller’s Australian Competition and Consumer Law  Annotated”  by explaining the historical and policy setting of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (previously the Trade Practices Act 1974).

Key benefits of Miller’s Australian Competition Law and Policy

  • Provides guidance on the development of competition law in Australia explained in the framework of policy and the underlying concepts

  • Utilising a subject-based approach, it explains this complex area of law.


Table of contents

  1. Origins of Australian Competition Law
  2. The Objectives of Competition Policy
  3. Competition Law Concepts
  4. Economics and Competition Policy
  5. Development of Australian Competition Policy 1972 -1992
  6. Development of Australian Competition Policy 1993 to date
  7. Cartels
  8. Anticompetitive Contracts, Arrangements, Understandings and Concerted Practices
  9. Vertical Constraints – Tying and other Vertical Restrictions
  10. Unilateral Conduct Laws; Monopolisation and the Misuse of Market Power
  11. Resale Price Maintenance
  12. Mergers and Acquisitions
  13. Codes of Conduct
  14. Boycotts
  15. Access to Essential Facilities
  16. Exclusions and Immunities
  17. Conseqences


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