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Comparative analysis of resale price maintenance the United States, Canada, the European Union and Japan by Hiroshi Nakazato

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Written in English


  • University of Toronto. -- Faculty of Law -- Dissertations.,
  • Price maintenance -- United States.,
  • Price maintenance -- Canada.,
  • Price maintenance -- European Union countries.,
  • Price maintenance -- Japan.

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Statementby Hiroshi Nakazato.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 92 leaves ;
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21624964M
ISBN 100612687597

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The conventional wisdom today holds that the federal law of vertical restraints in the United States has been “harmonized.” Thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Leegin, the nearly century-old per se rule that absolutely banned minimum resale price maintenance (“RPM”) has been abandoned. The more economically sound approach of the Court’s decision in Sylvania.   Resale Price Maintenancedeals with selected countries: Canada, the United States of America, Sweden, Denmark, Ireland, and the United main emphasis is placed on two subjects, namely, the effects of resale price maintenance and its termination, where this has taken place, as disclosed in official and private investigations; and the development of public policy . ‘Dr Jedlicková offers a fresh and much-needed insight on the law of resale price maintenance. She presents a sophisticated analysis of the relevant legislation and case law within a wider socio-economic contextual approach in which the very ‘justice’ of the various possible approaches is discussed. Competition lawyers, competition economists, and policy-makers will find arguments here. This website uses cookies so that we can provide you with the best user experience possible. Cookie information is stored in your browser and performs functions such as recognising you when you return to our website and helping our team to understand which sections of .

Resale Price Maintenance The OECD Competition Committee debated the use of resale price maintenance for publications and cultural products in February This document includes an executive summary, an analytical note by Mr. Gary Hewitt of the OECD and written submissions from.   Resale price Maintenance RPM used to be a common practise for manufacturers to set a minimum price for retailers to sell their goods. In the UK, the use of RPM was quite common in the post-war period from clothes to books, records, clothes and electronic goods. It ensured a minimum price of resale and avoided price competition. Fixed book price (FBP) is a form of resale price maintenance applied to allows publishers to determine the price of a book at which it is to be sold to the public. FBP can take the form of a law, mandatory to oblige by all retailers, or an agreement between publishers and example of a fixed book price law is French Lang Law, and the former Net Book Agreement in the. This is resale price maintenance; but taking away the right of retailers to set their own prices is prohibited under the Act on Prohibition of Private Monopolization and Maintenance of Fair Trade. However, exceptional measures permit resale price maintenance for books, newspapers, music CDs, and some other items.

rule against minimum resale price maintenance embraced in Dr. Miles. Why? The Court’s Rationale • Vertical price and non-price restraints are largely indistinguishable (extend Sylvania ()) • Vertical and horizontal price agreements are distinguishable • Although RPM can be anticompetitive, it can also serve legitimate purposes. Price maintenance, also called resale price maintenance, measures taken by manufacturers or distributors to control the resale prices of their products charged by practice is more effective in retail sales than at other levels of marketing. Only a few types of goods have come under such controls, the leading examples being drugs and pharmaceuticals, books, photographic supplies. ‘Comparative Competition Law provides a welcome scholarly examination of the key global issues that impact the way law and policy operate, as the proliferation of anti-trust regimes over the past 25 years has led to a global recognition of competition law.’ – Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor, Richmond Green Chambers, UK. resale prices. Resale price maintenance (RPM) has been the traditional designation of supplier practices concerning resale prices, however, in both EU and US antitrust law, maximum and recommended resale prices are subject to effects-analysis and normally lawful; hence, in the scholarship the controversy focuses on fi xed and minimum resale.