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

Can This Be the New Normal? 10 Questions on the Proposed...

By: Alfonso Lamadrid (Chilling Competition) Last week the European Commission launched a public consultation in relation to a proposed “new competition tool”. The impact of this “tool”...
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Germany’s Digital Strategy – Digitalisation Of The Telecommunications Infrastructure – The...

By: Andreas Schuler (Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer) The German government published the second draft of its long-awaited Digital Strategy on 18 August 2022. As a combined project of...

CPI Blog o’ blogs April 2012

  April 2012, Volume 2, Number 4 Two stories dominated this month's blog sphere. The DOJ's case on eBooks is becoming a Medusa-like story -- issues...
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My Proposal to Amend Section 1 of the Sherman Act

By: Robert Connolly (Cartel Capers) In the coming months there will be many proposals advanced to amend the Sherman Act.  My offering is to amend...
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Would You Rather: Merger or Nationalization?

By: Eric Fruits (Truth on the Market) While much of the world of competition policy has focused on mergers in the COVID-19 era. Some observers...
Is Competition Policy the Right Response to the Crisis of Journalism?

AI-gatha Christie: What Clues Does The AI Policy Paper Provide About...

By: Coran Darling, Gareth Stokes & Lisa Urwin (Technology's Leading Edge/DLA Piper) As AI intersects into ever more areas of everyday life, legislators across the world are increasingly...
Copyright

UK IPO Proposes New Copyright Exception For Text And Data Mining

By: Claire O'Brien (Mills & Reeve) On the 28 June, the UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) issued its response to its previous consultation on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and...
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Warner Music Group Signs On To SoundCloud’s Artist-Friendly Payment Model

By: Amanda Silberling (TechCrunch) When Soundcloud launched its artist-friendly fan-powered royalty system last year, the model was only available for independent artists subscribed to the streamer’s paid...
Regulating Digital Ads: Is a Global Approach the Way Forward for Japan and Other Advanced Economies?

Biden’s Antitrust Revolutionaries

By: Eric Posner (Project Syndicate) With the prominent anti-monopoly advocate Lina Khan having been appointed the new chair of the Federal Trade Commission, it is...
Climate Change Is an Existential Threat: Competition Law Must Be Part of the Solution and Not Part of the Problem

When Climate Collaboration Is Treated as an Antitrust Violation

By: Matteo Gasparini, Knut Haanaes & Peter Tufano (Harvard Business Review) What do Covid-19, the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and the climate crisis have in...
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