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“How Tech Rolls”: Potential Competition and “Reverse” Killer Acquisitions

“How Tech Rolls”: Potential Competition and “Reverse” Killer Acquisitions

Competition agencies are pivoting towards “loss of potential competition” theories of harm, especially in acquisitions by highly dominant companies of smaller/nascent players offering a...
A New Competition Framework for the Digital Economy – Report by the Commission “Competition Law 4.0”

A New Competition Framework for the Digital Economy – Report by...

The Commission “‘Competition Law 4.0’” was set up by the German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy with the task to draw up...
CPI Talks… Eleanor Fox

CPI Talks… Eleanor Fox

In this month’s edition of CPI Talks we have the pleasure of speaking with Professor Eleanor Fox, the Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade...
Competition Policy for the Digital Era

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 a view...
Data Interoperability Open Banking Experience

Why Data Interoperability Is Harder Than It Looks: The Open Banking...

Many people hope that data interoperability can increase competition, by making it easier for customers to switch and multi-home across different products. The UK’s...
Competition Issues in UK Grocery Retailing - Andrew Taylor & Nick Warren

Competition Issues in UK Grocery Retailing

Over the past 20 years, grocery retailing has probably been the sector most investigated by the UK competition authorities. Given that three quarters of...
Essential Facilities Fallacy: Big Tech, Winner-Take-All Markets, and Anticompetitive Effects

Essential Facilities Fallacy: Big Tech, Winner-Take-All Markets, and Anticompetitive Effects

There have been calls to treat data as an essential facility to reduce barriers to entry in the digital economy where a “winner-take-all” dynamic...
What Shall We Do About Self-Preferencing?

What Shall We Do About Self-Preferencing?

In recent times, self-preferencing by digital platforms has come to the fore. While it is normal for companies to promote their own products over...
The Evolution of Competition Law in Digital Markets in India

The Evolution of Competition Law in Digital Markets in India

Digital markets in India are growing exponentially and this brings with it complexities in enforcement in all segments of competition law. New forms of...
Algorithms And Competition: Friends Or Foes?

Algorithms And Competition: Friends Or Foes?

By Antonio Capobianco & Pedro Gonzaga -  Big data and technologically advanced tools, such as pricing algorithms, are increasingly diffused today in everyone’s life, and...

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