Presented at The London Shipping Law Centre by Marjorie Holmes 29 May 2007. PRACTICAL COMPETITION COMPLIANCE. Compliance with Competition Laws (1). Around 110 jurisdictions with competition/anti-trust laws General rules – no price fixing no market sharing no capacity management
Survey carried out by Japanese Competition Authorities January 2006
What do you need to show?
Where to start?
Looking at Commission exemptions given pre modernisation in various sectors, but particularly in shipping
Courts decisions commenting on 81(3) Assessments
How do you calculate market share?
a) Geographical Scope – World, Europe to Far Eastern; Country by Country or local (e.g: 30 miles radius for ready to use Ready Cement)
b) Product ) – demand side
or Services ) – supply side
When a company is subject to a dawn raid by the Commission, the investigators have the following specific powers:
On-line Compliance system launched by Minter Ellison, Australian lawyers in 1999 – provides courses and test which is monitored
Customers include Air New Zealand, AMP, Quantas
Reed Smith Richards Butler provides the UK/European Competition Compliance content