Glossary

This Glossary matches the list of keywords used by Concurrences search engine. Each keyword is automatically updated by the most recent EU and national case laws from the e-Competitions Bulletin and Concurrences Review. The definitions are excerpt from DG COMP’s Glossary of terms used in EU competition policy (© European Union, 2002) and the OECD’s Glossary of industrial organisation economics and competition law (© OECD, 1993).

State action defense

The state action doctrine is the product of the Supreme Court’s 1943 opinion in Parker v. Brown, which reasoned that, in light of states’ sovereign status and principes of federalism, Congress would not have intruded on state prerogatives through the Sherman Act without expressly saying so (...). Report of the State Action Task Force, September 2003

Glossary