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Big Data, Big Target for EU Antitrust Enforcement?

In her new five-year mandate as Competition Commissioner, Commission Executive Vice-President Vestager will be considering changes to EU antitrust enforcement in relation...

Can Digital Data be Replaced? Data Substitutability is the Key

The question of whether digital data constitute a barrier to entry or an essential facility does not admit a “one-size-fits-all” answer: only...
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The Relevant Market for Travel Agency Services – Online vs. Offline

By Nandish Vyas and Geet Sawhney (Veritas Legal)1 In a major shift from its earlier stand, the Competition Commission of India (“CCI”) has, in its...
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A Ringing Endorsement of “Regulatory Humility”: The New U.S. Statement on...

By James F. Rill, Dina Kallay & James G. Kress1 I. INTRODUCTION On December 19, 2019, with little fanfare, the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division...
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Market Studies Arrive in New Zealand: First Learnings from the...

By Dr. Mark Berry (Barrister, Auckland)1 I. Introduction New Zealand has arrived late to the world of market studies. Legislation enabling the New Zealand Commerce Commission...
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The e-Commerce World after Coty – Competition Law Catch Up

By Marcin Trepka & Łucja Olszewska (DWF Poland)1 In recent years, as regards competition law, it is actually hard to find a more captivating topic...

Don’t Slice the Gordian Knot: Untangling Privilege Protection for Leniency...

By Amanda L. Butler & Robert B. Bell (Hughes Hubbard & Reed)1 A cartel participant that blows the whistle to the Antitrust Division can...

The Goals of Competition Law Debate and Competition Policy for Labor...

In recent years there has been an upsurge of interest in competition policy applied to labor markets. But the development of a...

The (Nearly) Forgotten Case of Labor Concerns in Brazilian Competition Policy:...

In the wake of new evidence of market power of firms over workers, as a widespread economic fact, it is worth revising...
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CPI Talks… ...

In this month’s edition of CPI Talks we have the pleasure of speaking with Mr. Joseph Simons,1 the Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission. Thank...

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