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Competition Across the Radio Spectrum in West Africa: Regional and National Aspects

By Georgiana Pop & Gonçalo Coelho (World Bank Group)1   Introduction The goal of this article is to help in identifying competition constraints related to the development...

Competition Tools for Digital Markets in Mexico: Section 94 of the Economic Competition Federal Act

By Alejandra Palacios1 Digital markets share several economic characteristics that are manifested in isolation in traditional markets, but which come together in the digital environment: network effects (direct and indirect),...

EU Flexes Muscles with New Hybrid Instrument Targeting Foreign Subsidies

By James Killick & Peter Citron1   On May 5, 2021, the European Commission (“Commission”) issued a proposal for a far-reaching Regulation to tackle foreign subsidies. This is a key element...

Designing The ICN

By Konrad von Finckenstein1   The May issue of this publication carried an article entitled “(Nearly) a century of ICN.”2 On the issue of design, the authors state: Through both foresight and...

CPI Talks… with KFTC Chairperson Joh Sung-wook

In this edition of CPI Talks… we have the pleasure of speaking with Ms. Joh Sung-wook, Chairperson of the Korea Fair Trade Commission (“KFTC”). Thank you, Ms. Joh Sung-wook, for...

Data Sharing between WhatsApp and Facebook: The CCI Opens an Investigation Against the Social...

By Parumita Pal and Hrishav Kumar*   Introduction The switch from traditional brick-and-mortar business models to rapidly a evolving digital mode of doing business has impacted...

A Proposal to Invigorate Ex Post Merger Policy

By Menesh S. Patel1   Introduction Consider a hypothetical merger subject to Hart-Scott-Rodino. Suppose that the merger receives a second request, but the reviewing agency ultimately determines...

New Zealand – Introduction of an Effects Test for Unilateral Conduct...

By Alicia Murray1   In New Zealand, the prohibition on unilateral conduct (Section 36 of the Commerce Act 1986 (“Commerce Act”)) requires the taking advantage of market power for an anti-competitive...

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No-Poach and Wage-Fixing Agreements in Canada – So What’s the Issue?

By Chris Margison & Robin Spillette1   Introduction The application of antitrust laws to no-poach2 and wage-fixing agreements3 is currently being debated in many jurisdictions around the world. While it is generally...

Standards, Patents and Transparency

By Dr. Kirti Gupta & Fabian Gonell*   In recent years, the widespread success enjoyed by some technology standards, especially wireless cellular standards, have led policy makers to pay closer attention...

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