State Aid and Tax Rulings

State Aid and Tax Rulings

April 2018 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: State Aid and Tax Rulings By By Georgios Petropoulos (Bruegel)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   State aid is defined as an advantage in any form whatsoever conferred on a selective basis to undertakings by national public authorities. Therefore, subsidies […]

The CJEU’s Ruling in AKKA / LAA on Excessive Pricing: One Small Step Forward on a Long Road?

The CJEU’s Ruling in AKKA / LAA on Excessive Pricing: One Small Step Forward on a Long Road?

March 2018 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: The CJEU’s Ruling in AKKA / LAA on Excessive Pricing: One Small Step Forward on a Long Road? By By Will Leslie (Linklaters)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   Introduction The CJEU’s ruling on excessive pricing […]

Mixed Messages in the “By Object” vs “By Effects” Saga: The Enigma of Lundbeck

Mixed Messages in the “By Object” vs “By Effects” Saga: The Enigma of Lundbeck

February 2018 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: Mixed Messages in the “By Object” vs “By Effects” Saga: The Enigma of Lundbeck By Peter Alexiadis and Pablo Figueroa[1] Click here for a PDF version of the article   Introduction It is well understood that Article 101(1) TFEU prohibits concerted […]

Google Shopping: beware of ‘self-favouring’ in a world of algorithmic nudging

Google Shopping: beware of ‘self-favouring’ in a world of algorithmic nudging

February 2018 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: Google Shopping: beware of ‘self-favouring’ in a world of algorithmic nudging By Nicolo Zingales (Sussex Law School)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   Introduction On 27 June 2017, the European Commission closed its investigation in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

From Microsoft to Google: eyes wide shut on predatory innovation?

From Microsoft to Google: eyes wide shut on predatory innovation?

CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: From Microsoft to Google: eyes wide shut on predatory innovation? By Dr. Thibault Schrepel   Click here for a PDF version of the article  On June 27, 2017, the European Commission (“Commission”) has fined Google 2.7 billion dollars1 for having abused its dominant […]

Troubling Aspects of the European Commission’s Standard-Essential Patents Roadmap

Troubling Aspects of the European Commission’s  Standard-Essential Patents Roadmap

CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: Troubling Aspects of the European Commission’s  Standard-Essential Patents Roadmap By Koren W. Wong-Ervin* (Global Antitrust Institute) Click here for a PDF version of the article  In April 2017, the European Commission (EC) issued a consultation on its Communication on Standard Essential Patents for […]

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