Business Guide to Competition Law

Business Guide to Competition Law

By ATMD Bird and Bird LLP


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Date: 31/12/2009

Code: 9789810575120

S & M Asia Singapore, Singapore

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The Competition Act 2004 has significantly changed the business landscape in Singapore. The Act, which came into force on 1 January 2006, was introduced in order to create a level playing field for businesses big and small. The objective of competition law is to promote the efficient functioning of our markets and enhance the competitiveness of the economy by reinforcing pro-enterprise and pro-competitive policies. The law seeks to prohibit anti-competitive activities that unduly prevent, restrict or distort competition.
This book, aimed at senior business people, in-house legal counsel, compliance personnel, and legal practitioners, explains the application of the law in practical terms to help companies set up legally compliant practices.
It addresses what the Competition Act is about, what type of practices the law seeks to address, how it will change how business is conducted, and actions that need to be taken to ensure compliance. The book also looks at case law on this subject in the USA and UK and draws references on how key issues have been decided outside of Singapore.
Key features of the book include practical coverage and application of law to everyday transactions and scenarios, procedural flowcharts, checklists of things to look out for avoid non compliance and FAQs on every chapter.
Key contents include:
  • Background to the introduction of the act Competition Act as well as overview of the Act
  • Definitions of the relevant market and assessment of market share
  • Key prohibitions including Section 34, 47 and 54 prohibitions
  • Competition and implications on Intellectual Property Rights
  • Investigations and Enforcement
  • Exclusions
  • Risk Management for businesses and how to comply .
Jurisdiction: Singapore

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