Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - The Oxford Encyclopaedia of European Community Law by A.G. Toth

This is the third of three self-contained volumes, making up the Oxford Encyclopaedia of EC Law, a major reference work on the law of the European Community/Union. The first of its kind in any language, it provides an authoritative guide to the interpretation of Community law. The first volume covered Institutional Law, and the second the Law of the Internal Market. This final volume focuses on competition law and policy, with separate entries devoted to competition law in specific business sectors, and other significant areas of competition law, such as exclusive agreements, merger control, state aid, and vertical agreements. A new edition of the volume of the Encyclopaedia covering Institutional Law (first published 1991) will be produced once the fate of the European Constitution has been decided. The entries are arranged alphabetically, and each entry begins with a short definition of a term or concept, followed by a longer and more detailed explanation. The definitions and explanations are based on the Treaties and the legal acts of the institutions (secondary legislation), as interpreted in the extensive case-law of the European Court of Justice and the Court of First Instance, to which full references are made in the text. The book is thoroughly cross-referenced, and each entry is followed by a reading list to facilitate further research. The volume thus contains a comprehensive and detailed coverage of its subject, reflecting the authoritative interpretation of Community law by the Community Courts. There is a full list of entries at the beginning of the volume guiding the reader to the relevant term or concept, making the book easily accessible. There are comprehensive tables of cases, Treaties, international agreements and secondary legislation, plus an Index to the entire volume. Prepared by a team of experts in the field of EC/EU law and competition law and policy, the volume will serve both as a reliable tool for practitioners looking for an authoritative and up-to-date explanation of a subject supported by an extensive citation of cases, and as a starting-point for advanced students or academics wishing to carry out further research in this area of the law.

Buy The Oxford Encyclopaedia of European Community Law by A.G. Toth from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780198257042
ISBN-10: 019825704X
Format: Hardback
(253mm x 195mm x 55mm)
Pages: 976
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 20-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - The Oxford Encyclopaedia of European Community Law by A.G. Toth

Book Reviews - The Oxford Encyclopaedia of European Community Law by A.G. Toth

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Oxford Encyclopaedia of European Community Law book by A.G. Toth and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - A.G. Toth

A G Toth is Emeritus Professor of European Law at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. He previously held the Jean Monnet Chair in European Law at Strathclyde for 12 years, until his retirement in 2001.

Books By A.G. Toth