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A Competition Law for Africa: Vision for AfCFTA

By Eleanor M. Fox1   Negotiations are on a fast track for a competition protocol for the African continent. What should be the design?  This is...

M&A and Non-Compete Clauses in Ecuadorian Competition Law and Practice

By Luis Marin-Tobar & Daniela Irigoyen-Samaniego*   Ecuador has had a standing competition law since October 13, 2011, when the Organic Law for the Regulation and Control of Market Power (“Competition...

The Indivisibility of Telecommunications Networks: A Possible Explanation for Past and Present Trends in Telco Mergers

By Dr. Fernando Herrera González*   Recently, Orange and MásMovil have announced that they are negotiating an agreement to form a single company in Spain. Experience shows that these transactions...

Happy Birthday, ICN

By Eleanor Fox1   Happy Birthday, ICN, from a fan who knew you when. But don’t lie on laurels bed. You have lots of work ahead. It is a pleasure to wish the ICN a...

A Review of the Development of SEP-Related Disputes in China and Outlook for the...

By Wei Huang, Fan Zhu, Bei Yin, & Xiumin Ruan*   Since the issuance of the judgment of Huawei v. InterDigital Corporation (“IDC”) in 2013, disputes concerning standard essential patents (“SEPs”)...

WhatsApp’s 2021 Privacy Policy – Update 2.0 from India

By G.R. Bhatia and Manav Gupta1   Despite several significant developments in the past few months, there seems to be no end in sight in the...

The Department’s Corporate Criminal Enforcement Policy Changes: Implications for Antitrust Practice

By James W. Attridge1   On September 15, 2022, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco announced revisions to the Department of Justice’s (the “Department”) corporate criminal...

Misuse of Market Power in Australia: Early Assessment of the Amended...

By Mel Marquis & Rhonda Smith1   I. Introduction In the nearly 50-year saga of modern Australian competition law, the section relating to the misuse of market power has recently been substantially...

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The Criminal Prosecution of Hardcore Cartels in the USA and the EU...

By Raphael Reims1   The criminal prosecution of hardcore cartels, i.e. the fixing of prices, imposition of output restrictions or the allocation of sales territories or customer groups by competitors2, has...

FRAND Royalty Base: Will Chinese Courts More Likely Accept the Component Approach?...

By Yan Wang, Da Shi, Yue Li, Shasha Zhou*   I. Introduction On June 17, 2022, Huawei announced it had entered into a patent licensing agreement with Nordic Semiconductor, whereby...

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