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FTC v. Qualcomm: Origins and Problems

By Matthew Spitzer (Northwestern University)1 The District Court’s opinion finding Qualcomm guilty of antitrust violations in a case brought by the...
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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...
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Competition Policy for the Digital Era

A number of recent reports and studies has discussed the need for competition law reform in the digital era, in particular with...
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European Competition Policy in Digital: What’s Next?

August 2019 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: European Competition Policy in Digital: What’s Next? By Nicolas Petit (University...

The Airbus and Boeing Duopoly: Would More Aggressive Antitrust Enforcement Benefit...

April 2019 The Airbus and Boeing Duopoly: Would More Aggressive Antitrust Enforcement Benefit the Commercial Aviation Industry? By Grant Petrosyan, Esq. (Constantine Cannon)1 It is no...
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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...

The Commission’s Burden of Proof in Article 101(1) TFEU: Evidentiary Shortcuts...

By Pieter Van Cleynenbreugel (Université de Liège)1   Case C-593/18 P, ABB Ltd. and ABB AB v. European Commission, EU:C:2019:1027 On November 28, 2019, the Seventh Chamber...
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New Approaches to Cartel Enforcement and Spillover Effects in Brazil: Exchange...

By Eduardo Frade & Vinicius Marques de Carvalho (VMCA)1   Once upon a time, cartels were made in smoke-filled rooms and cartelists...

The scope of the Standstill Obligation in the EU Merger Control...

February 2019 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: The scope of the Standstill Obligation in the EU Merger Control...

Who’s the Daddy?

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

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