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Brazil

Cartels in the Age of the Data-driven Economy: Outcomes from the...

By Noemy Melo Colin (CADE)1 From October 7-10, 2019, the Brazilian Competition Authority – CADE – hosted the 16th ICN Cartel Workshop. Themed “cartels in...

The Limits of Australia’s Digital Platforms Inquiry

By Dirk Auer (International Center for Law and Economics)1 In July of 2019, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) concluded its high-profile 1.5-year investigation...

The Rise of Precautionary Antitrust: An Illustration with the EU Google...

By Dr. Aurelien Portuese (St Mary’s University London)1 Introduction The Google Android decision2 issued by the European Commission is not only unique in terms of...

Germany’s Pressing Ahead: The Proposal for a Reformed Competition Act

By Rupprecht Podszun & Fabian Brauckmann (Heinrich Heine University)1 Germany’s Ministry of Economics has published its draft for the 10th amendment of the German competition...
Vertical puzzle

Vertical Mergers: A Multi-jurisdictional Comparison

By Michael Blaisdell (Federal Trade Commission)1 Across the international competition community, vertical mergers are receiving considerable attention. CPI dedicated a Chronicle...
China Law

New Regulation on Abuse of Market Dominance and Prospect of Public...

By ZHANG Chenying (Tsinghua University)1 Introduction From August 1, 2008, the date China’s Anti-Monopoly Law became effective, China’s anti-monopoly law enforcement authorities...

DOJ’s Probe into Four Automakers: Impartial Investigation or Politicization of Antitrust?

By Grant Petrosyan (Constantine Cannon)1 On August 28, 2019, the United States Department of Justice...
Newspaper Extra Headline

Extra! Extra! Read All About It! How the Media Bit Back...

By Matthew Lees (Arnold Bloch Leibler)1 Introduction While the final report by the Australian Competition and Consumer...

Who’s the Daddy?

By Philip Marsden (College of Europe)1 I love babies, I love running, and I love water…especially...
Facebook

The Transaction Value Threshold in Germany – Experiences with the New...

By Dr. Martin Sauermann, CFA (Bundeskartellamt)1 Introduction The takeover of WhatsApp by Facebook in 2014 was widely perceived as an eye-opener in...

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