Predatory pricing enforcement guidelines

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Consumer and Corporate Affairs Canada , Ottawa, Ont
Antitrust law -- Canada., Price regulation -- Canada., Competition, Unfair -- Canada., Predatory pricing -- Ca



Other titlesPrix d"éviction, lignes directrices pour l"application de la loi
StatementDirector of Investigation and Research, Competition Act.
ContributionsCanada. Consumer and Corporate Affairs Canada.
LC ClassificationsKE1639 .C35 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 21, ii, 23 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1358914M
ISBN 10066258953X
LC Control Number92252777

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Predatory pricing, also known as undercutting, is a pricing strategy where a dominant firm deliberately reduces prices of a product or service to loss-making levels in the short-term. The aim is that existing or potential competitors will be foreclosed from the market, as they will be unable to effectively compete with the dominant firm without making a loss.

Judicial enforcement is at a low level, following the Supreme Court’s recent Brooke decision, the first major predatory pricing decision in modern times. 1 Indeed, since Brooke was decided inno predatory pricing plaintiff has prevailed on the merits in the federal courts.

At the same time modern economic analysis has developed coherent. (Competition Bureau, Predatory Pricing Enforcement Guidelines) _____ OVERVIEW. Generally speaking, predatory pricing occurs where a dominant firm intentionally sets its prices below some measure of cost for a period sufficient enough to eliminate, discipline or deter new entry by a competitor, with the objective of recouping its losses by.

Read More Competing with Amazon: Costco's side of the story. To Kohn, the company is monopsony engaged in "predatory pricing." Amazon can currently purchase a book. This report covers predatory pricing, pricing so low that competitors quit rather than compete, permitting the predator to raise prices in the long run.

Predatory pricing is subject to the competition laws and policies of most OECD countries, but there has been a lively File Size: KB.

A theory of "predatory pricing" A widely hailed policy paper published earlier this year in the Journal of Antitrust Enforcement lays out an argument that, under the right circumstances, could let Author: Colin Lecher. Footnotes Footnote.

See generally, Director of Investigation and Research, Predatory Pricing Enforcement Guidelines () (hereinafter "Predatory ").

Return to footnote 1 referrer. Footnote. First, the courts began to appreciate that er As discussed more fully later, three developments were important during this evolution.

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roneous enforcement deters vigorous price competition and increase prices. A: Pricing below a competitor's costs occurs in many competitive markets and generally does not violate the antitrust laws.

Sometimes the low-pricing firm is simply more efficient. Pricing below your own costs is also not a violation of the law unless it is part of a strategy to eliminate competitors, and when that strategy has a dangerous.

of Transportation has recently issued proposed predatory pricing guidelines, (2d ed. ) (desk book intended for company. so that predatory pricing enforcement may.