Combining detailed coverage with exceptional clarity, this is the unparalleled resource for students and practitioners. The leading academics in the field explain the purpose of competition policy, introduce key concepts and techniques in competition law, and provide insights into the complexities of market behaviour. This stand-alone resource draws on a wide variety of sources and analyses the law in its economic context.
Richard Whish QC (Hon) was a Professor of Law at King's College London from 1991 to 2013 and became Emeritus Professor there in 2013; in 2014 he was appointed QC Honoris Causa.
David Bailey is a Professor of Practice in Competition Law at King's College London and a Barrister at Brick Court Chambers.
The tenth edition incorporates extensive new legislation, case law, decisional practice, guidelines and literature. New areas of coverage and discussion include:
- The goals of competition law and policy in the 21st century, including consumer welfare and the neo-Brandesian school
- The rise of digital platforms and two-sided markets, and the challenges they present for competition law and policy
- The latest developments in private enforcement of competition law, including the Supreme Court's judgment in Merricks y Mastercard
- The implications of the European Green Deal and the sustainability agenda for competition law
- Changes to UK law as a result of Brexit
Richard Whish, BA BCL (Oxon), QC (Hon), Emeritus Professor of Law at King's College London.
David Bailey, LLB (King's College London), LLM (Harv), Professor of Practice in Competition Law at King's College London.