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Follow-on Damages for Anti-Competitive Conduct in South Africa: A Need for Legislative Intervention?

September, 2017 Follow-on Damages for Anti-Competitive Conduct in South Africa: A Need for Legislative Intervention?  – By John Oxenham, Director of Primerio, and Michael-James Currie Introduction Although still...

The Independence of Colombia’s Competition Authority: Still a Pending Task

By Alfonso Miranda Londoño (Javeriana University Law School)1   1. Introduction On May 14, 2020, the Fifth Section of Colombia’s Council of State issued a ruling, by which it declared the partial...

Up in the Air: Airlines and Competition Policy in Times of COVID-19

By Georgiana Pop & Gonçalo Coelho (World Bank Group)1   Introduction The COVID-19 outbreak took a swift but tremendous toll on the airline industry. In the course of a few months, a...

Convergence in the Time of Cholera: What Lies Ahead for...

By Vinicius Marques de Carvalho (VMCA Advogados)1   Introduction The economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about many reflections regarding public policies on several different levels. As with any...

Most Targeted Industries and Conduct in China’s Antitrust Investigations against Abuse of Dominance

By Cheng Liu, Yun Bi & Jeff Liu (King & Wood Mallesons, Beijing)1   I. INTRODUCTION The abuse of dominant market position is one of the significant infringements under China’s Anti-Monopoly Law...

COVID Advisories from the Competition Commission of India

By Dr. Geeta Gouri ((Former) Commissioner, Competition Commission of India)1   Unusual times require unusual measures. The lockdown of the entire country by the Government of...

Expectations for Healthcare Mergers During the Pandemic

By Andrew Elzinga, Avigail Kifer & Arthur Corea-Smith (Cornerstone Research)1   Trends in merger investigations related to the current COVID-19-induced downturn may be too new to...

When Code is Law: Bargains Between News Publishers and Platforms

By Rob Nicholls*   I. Introduction In July 2019, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) published the final report of its Digital Platforms Inquiry.1 In that report, the ACCC made two...

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Avoiding Price Gouging, Price Fixing and Other Antitrust Risks During the COVID-19...

By Carl Hittinger & Ann O’Brien (BakerHostetler)1   The COVID-19 global pandemic has upended typical supply and demand in unprecedented ways. As the world struggles to contain the pandemic and faces...

Comparable Agreements and the “Top-Down” Approach to FRAND Royalties Determination

By Haris Tsilikas, LLM (Max Planck Institute)1   I. Introduction The development of innovative standards hinges on a vibrant ecosystem of standardization inducing private investment by allowing contributors to earn a fair...

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