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Identifying Barriers to Entry: A South African Perspective

By Willem H. Boshoff1   Abstract: Barriers to entry are now a core concern of South African competition policy. Conventionally, entry barriers represent one factor relevant to...

Privacy Harms in Platform Mergers: Lessons from Brazil

By Victor Oliveira Fernandes1   I. Introduction In recent years, several antitrust authorities have expressed more significant concerns about privacy degradation in digital markets.2 Influent commentators argue that antitrust and privacy policies...

A Common Charger for Electronic Devices in the EU: Beauty or Beast?

By Federico Innocenti & Martin Peitz1   I. The New EU Directive and Its History A common charger for smartphones has been on the agenda of the European Commission (in the...

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...

The New Anti-Monopoly Law of the People’s Republic of China: Changes and Remaining Issues

By Wei HAN & Liang LI*   On June 24, 2022, China passed the amended Anti-Monopoly Law of the People’s Republic of China (hereinafter the “Anti-Monopoly Law”).1 The amended version will...

Indian Platform Markets, Data, and Privacy

By Dr. Geeta Gouri1   The attractiveness of Indian data and privacy platforms with nationalist overtones in the context of a global backlash against foreign...

Proposed Revision of the Efficiency Defense for Mergers in Canada’s Competition Act

By Calvin Goldman, Richard Taylor, Nicolas Cartel, & Larry Schwartz1   In response to the consultation process initiated by Senator Howard Wetston “to promote additional...

Lodge: Old and New Questions About the Analysis of Cartels in...

By Dr Mark Berry1   I. Introduction Cartel cases under Part 2 of the Commerce Act 1986 (NZ) (“the Act”)2 have, not surprisingly, dominated the restrictive trade practices enforcement landscape in New...

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The Monaco Memo: What Could It Mean for Criminal Antitrust Enforcement?

By Ann O’Brien, Brent Snyder & Sean Sandoloski1   Deputy Attorney General (“DAG”) Lisa Monaco recently delivered remarks at the ABA’s National Institute on White Collar Crime. In those remarks, she...

Injunctions Facilitate Patent Licensing Deals: Evidence from the Automotive Sector

By Igor Nikolic*   Since the automotive sector chose to incorporate cellular standards (2G to 5G) in its vehicles, there have been tensions between car manufacturers and the owners of...

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