This very useful guide offers a convenient one-volume analysis of the expectations and requirements of the Community legal order upon international arbitration, as well as a dependable source of answers to the EC competition law questions which arbitration practitioners will ordinarily be faced with. It provides counsel and arbitrators with a basis upon which to identify and manage competition law issues arising in international arbitrations, with detailed coverage of such matters as:
– the main features of EC competition law;
– enforcement of EC competition law and the place of international arbitration in this enforcement;
– the relevant interrelations between arbitration proceedings and the European Commission, Member - State competition authorities, and Member State courts;
– the roles of important players on litigation teams dealing with EC competition law questions;
– relevant economic concepts;
– particular matters under Dutch, English, French, German and Swiss law, including private remedies; and
– the application of mandatory norms by arbitration tribunals.
With clear references to all materials relevant to EC competition law questions ordinarily arising in international arbitrations, this book will be of interest to international litigation practitioners in Europe and globally, in particular arbitrators and arbitration counsel, as well as to EC competition law practitioners. Law makers and regulators will also find here a valuable perspective on shaping the future relationship between arbitration and competition law.