New online resource: Kluwer Competition Law

23 Jan 2019

The UM Library recently gained access to Kluwer Competition Law, the online resource for EU and international competition law research.


Kluwer Competition Law contains a collection of primary source material (legislation, decisions and case law), with commentaries and analysis for research covering EU and international competition law and practice tools.

The database has been organised into the specific competition law topics:

  1. Antitrust
  2. Cartels
  3. Mergers
  4. State Aid. 

Each topic consists of an overview, legislation and notices, Commission and Court Decisions and Analytical Materials, taken from KLI publications (journals, books and loose leafs) and explaining the reasoning behind the decisions and their implications. You can also browse the service by jurisdiction where you will find information on the competition authorities, legislation and notices plus jurisdictions specific commentary.

Kluwer Competition Law includes over 110 books and 3 journals which are fully browsable and searchable.
The journal World Competition is completely included, from 2000 to date. Competition law-related articles from other journals, such as Common Market Law Review and Legal Issues of Economic Integration are also included.
For a list of available e-books and e-journals on the site please consult the Books and Journals tab.

New entries for books and journals are listed under ‘New content’ in center of the homepage. 


Searching Kluwer Competition Law

All content on Kluwer Competition Law is fully searchable. It is also possible to browse by content type, jurisdiction and policy area.


Practice Tools

  • European Cartel Digest Precedent Finder
    Question and Answer Charts on European Cartel Decisions, which helps you find and evaluate decisions in four key jurisdictions (The EU, France, Germany and the UK)
  • Chinese Competition Decision Summaries 
    Provides Summaries of all published decisions from Chinese competition regulatory bodies and courts.
  • European Private Enforcement Case Summaries
    Provides English summaries of court decisions from three leading jurisdictions – Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom, offering concise analysis of the key issues


All News

On the Kluwer Competition Law home page, the News section is divided into News and Blog Posts.
The News section contains developments from the European Court of Justice and the European Commission site, plus press releases from their sites. All downloaded daily.
The Blog Posts offers useful and interesting commentaries on recent developments in the field of Competition Law.



Direct link: Kluwer Competition Law
Kluwer Law Competition Law is, among other databases, also available via our list of Databases in the Online Library.



If you have any questions or need information, contact Angélique Bessems, Specialist Legal Scientific Information, via AYL.

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