The new and controversial theories of harm stemming from common minority ownership of competing firms

The new and controversial theories of harm stemming from common minority ownership of competing firms

January 2018 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: The new and controversial theories of harm stemming from common minority ownership of competing firms By Antonio Gomes & James Mancini (OECD)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article Introduction A recent set of papers have caused a […]

Merger control and the public interest: European spotlight on foreign direct investment and national security

Merger control and the public interest: European spotlight on foreign direct investment and national security

December 2017 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: Merger control and the public interest: European spotlight on foreign direct investment and national security By Kyriakos Fountoukakos & Molly Herron (Herbert Smith Freehills LLP)[1] Click here for a PDF version of the article Introduction Against a backdrop of increasingly protectionist […]

The KFTC’s Extraterritorial Overreach

The KFTC’s Extraterritorial Overreach

The KFTC’s Extraterritorial Overreach By James F. Rill & John M. Taladay* Click here for a PDF version of the article   Introduction The Korea Fair Trade Commission’s recent decision against Qualcomm is notable as one of the most significant examples of intentional territorial overreach by an antitrust enforcer in memory.[1]  The KFTC’s remedy ignores principles […]

The Department of Justice’s Long-Awaited and Much Needed Course-Correction on FRAND-Assured Standard-Essential Patents

The Department of Justice’s Long-Awaited and Much Needed Course-Correction on FRAND-Assured Standard-Essential Patents

The Department of Justice’s Long-Awaited and Much Needed Course-Correction on FRAND-Assured Standard-Essential Patents By Douglas H. Ginsburg & Koren W. Wong-Ervin[1] Click here for a PDF version of the article   On November 10, 2017, the Assistant Attorney General (AAG) for the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice, Makan Delrahim, announced a crucial course-correction for […]

Competition Law in Japan: An Overview of Developments, 2016 to mid-2017

Competition Law in Japan: An Overview of Developments, 2016 to mid-2017

CPI Asia Column edited by Vanessa Yanhua Zhang (Global Economics Group) present: Competition Law in Japan: An Overview of Developments, 2016 to mid-2017By Etsuko Kameoka (Van Bael & Bellis, Brussels) & Mel Marquis (EUI, Florence and LUMSA, Rome)  Click here for a pdf version of this article.   Summary: This overview covers selected developments in Japanese competition law during 2016 […]

Measuring the contribution of EU competition policy to economic well-being

Measuring the contribution of EU competition policy to economic well-being

November 2017 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: Measuring the contribution of EU competition policy to economic well-being By Fabienne Ilzkovitz and Adriaan Dierx[1]  Click here for a PDF version of the article The poorest in society may be most affected by the higher prices and lower quality […]

How the “New Brandeis Movement” Already Overshoots the Mark: Sketching an Alternative Theory for Understanding the Sherman Act as a Consumer Welfare Prescription

How the “New Brandeis Movement” Already Overshoots the Mark: Sketching an Alternative Theory for Understanding the Sherman Act as a Consumer Welfare Prescription

October 2017 How the “New Brandeis Movement” Already Overshoots the Mark: Sketching an Alternative Theory for Understanding the Sherman Act as a Consumer Welfare Prescription By Joseph V. Coniglio[1] Click here for a PDF version of the article For the past several decades, the antitrust laws have been expressly understood as a consumer welfare prescription.  Known […]

The Intel CJ Ruling: More Than A Nudge Towards Economic Analysis

The Intel CJ Ruling: More Than A Nudge Towards Economic Analysis

October 2017 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: The Intel CJ Ruling: More Than A Nudge Towards Economic By Kevin Coates (Partner, Covington & Burling) Click here for a PDF version of the article   Although comparisons to Charles Dickens’ Jarndyce v Jarndyce are – as yet – unfair, […]

Interview with the Japan Fair Trade Commission

Interview with the Japan Fair Trade Commission

CPI Asia Column edited by Vanessa Yanhua Zhang (Global Economics Group) present: Interview with the Japanese Fair Trade Commission Click here for a pdf version of this article.   1. What are some of the major activities of the JFTC over the first half of 2017 and what is expected for the rest of the […]

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