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Yet Another Amazon Antitrust Paradox

By: Ramsi Woodcock (What Am I Missing?) Amazon paradoxes are proliferating. Here’s another: to the extent that Amazon is engaged in anticompetitive conduct, it is the conduct...
Antitrust Chronicle – Big Data – An Antitrust Perspective

ESports – Regulating Aspiring Gatekeepers?

By: Fabian Ziermann (D'Kart) First, what is eSports? Electronic Sports, commonly known as eSports, represents the competitive playing of video games. eSports has developed over the...
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AG Rantos’s Opinion In Case C-377/20, Servizio Elettrico Nazionale: A Clean...

By: Pablo Ibañez Colomo (Chilling Competition) Advocate General Rantos’s Opinion in Servizio Elettrico Nazionale is this month’s highlight. It seems fitting to say a word about it before the year...
News

Promoting Competition Bulletin December 2021

By: Andrea Coscelli (CMA Blog) The emergence of the Omicron strain has added to the uncertainty being felt by consumers and businesses about the impact of...
No-Poach and Wage-Fixing Agreements in Canada So What’s the Issue

District Court Finds Antitrust Division’s First Wage Fixing Indictment Alleges a...

By: Robert Connolly (Cartel Capers) On November 29, 2021 in U.S. v.  Neeraj Jindal and John Rodgers, Civil Action No. 4:20-CR-00358A (N.D. Texas), District Court Judge Amos...
Artificial Intelligence and Antitrust in a Post-Qualcomm World

New CCC Chief Addresses World Competition Day, Lays Out Future of...

By: Editor (African Antitrust) As we previously reported, long-time COMESA Competition Commission executive, Dr. Willard Mwemba, was recently promoted to his new role of permanent CEO of...
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Antitrust Scrutiny Heating Up in Oil and Gas Industries

By: Thomas Dillickrath, John Carroll & Katie Daw (Sheppard Mullin) President Biden recently wrote a letter to FTC Chair Lina Khan urging the Commission to immediately investigate potential...
Political Philosophy, Competition, and Competition Law: The Road to and from Neoliberalism, Part 1

Political Philosophy, Competition, and Competition Law: The Road to and from...

By: Lazar Radic (Truth on the Market) The interplay among political philosophy, competition, and competition law remains, with some notable exceptions, understudied in the literature. Indeed,...
What are the Available Exemptions to Antitrust Liability?

What are the Available Exemptions to Antitrust Liability?

By: Jarod Bona (The Antitrust Attorney) The US Supreme Court in National Society of Professional Engineers v. United States explained that “The Sherman Act reflects a legislative judgment that ultimately...
Effects Based Approach is Required if the DMA is to Foster Innovation

Becoming the DMA: The Parliament’s Compromise (For Now)

By: Philipp Bongartz (D'Kart) Originally, the DMA was meant to create harmonised rules ensuring contestable and fair markets in the digital sector. Critics pointed to...
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