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European Commission White Paper on Leveling the Playing Field as Regards...

By: Chantal Lavoie (Lavoie Legal) The European Commission released for consultation on 17 June 2020 its much-awaited white paper on levelling the playing field as...
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EU Merger Control Reform – What To Expect in 2021 and...

By: Jay Modrall (Informa Connect) The European Union (EU) has embarked on the most extensive antitrust reform program in its history. The European Commission (Commission)...
COVID

Antitrust Law in Times of Crisis = Crisis of Antitrust Law?

Marcel Nuys & Florian Huerkamp, D'Kart The virus challenges everything – competition law is no exception to that rule. Marcel Nuys and Florian Huerkamp give a first account of...
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“Doubt is Their Product”: The Difference Between Research and Academic Lobbying

By Tommaso Valletti (ProMarket) Research on market power, its causes, and its consequences has received a welcome revival in the past few years. A group of...
Merger

Nigeria’s Foreign-to-Foreign Merger Control Regime

By: Michael-James Currie & Camilla Johnson (African Antitrust) Antitrust enforcement is on the rise across Africa. Many jurisdictions are developing competition authorities and endorsing legislation with...
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Do Plans for a European Super League Breach Competition Law?

By: Andreas Stephan (UEA Center for Competition Policy) The world of European football was thrown into controversy this week by the announcement that 12 leading clubs...
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It’s Official: The Draft Bill GWB10

By Rupprecht Podszun, D'Kart Today, the German Federal Ministry of Economics officially published the draft bill on the new competition law. For months we have...
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Hub-and-Spoke Antitrust Conspiracies and the Classic Case of Toys “R” Us...

Jarod Bona; The Antitrust Attorney Like life, sometimes antitrust conspiracies are complicated. Not everything always fits into a neat little package. An articulate soundbite or an attractive...
tech

Apple App Store’s Commission Rates Study Misses the Mark

By: Damien Geradin (The Platform Law Blog) On 22 July 2020, i.e. a few days away from the Congressional hearing (which may however be postponed) where...
Big Tech

How to deal with Big Tech mergers

Massimo Motta, Martin Peitz; Vox EU Big Tech companies frequently acquire other firms, many of them start-ups.  In a recent prominent report, Furman et al. (2019)...
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