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ICN Merger Workshop 2020 – Melbourne

By Alexander Baker (Fingleton)1 Are laws and competition authorities getting the balance right in merger control? Is there too much overenforcement (false positives) or too...

Dominance Assessment in Two-Sided Platforms: Highlights from the ICN’s Webinar

By Valeria Losco (Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer)1 On October 22, the ICN Unilateral Conduct Working Group hosted the first in a series of webinars, “Dominance Assessment...

You Say You Want a Revolution in Digital Merger Enforcement: Evolution Shall Suffice, For Now Merger Working Group Teleseminar on Digital Mergers, October...

By Joseph R. Neely (United States Federal Trade Commission)1 To say that much has been written about digital mergers would be...

Cartels in the Age of the Data-driven Economy: Outcomes from the 2019 ICN Cartel Workshop

By Noemy Melo Colin (CADE)1 From October 7-10, 2019, the Brazilian Competition Authority – CADE – hosted the 16th ICN Cartel Workshop. Themed “cartels in...

Vertical Mergers: A Multi-jurisdictional Comparison

By Michael Blaisdell (Federal Trade Commission)1 Across the international competition community, vertical mergers are receiving considerable attention. CPI dedicated a Chronicle...

ICN’s Framework for Competition Agency Procedures, Part 2: What does the CAP mean for the ICN tomorrow?

ICN’s Framework for Competition Agency Procedures, Part 2: What does the CAP mean for the ICN tomorrow? – By Paul O’Brien (Federal Trade Commission)1 On April...

ICN’s Framework for Competition Agency Procedures, Part 1: What does the CAP mean for the ICN today?

ICN’s Framework for Competition Agency Procedures, Part 1: What does the CAP mean for the ICN today? – By Paul O’Brien (Federal Trade Commission)1 On April...

Competition Advocacy: from Barriers to Prosperity – Takeaways from 2019 ICN Advocacy Workshop in Kyiv, Ukraine

Competition Advocacy: from Barriers to Prosperity – Takeaways from 2019 ICN Advocacy Workshop in Kyiv, Ukraine – By Matthew Wong (Hong Kong Competition Commission)1 The biannual...

Merger Review in the 2020s: Do Digitalization and Globalization Change the Analysis?

Merger Review in the 2020s: Do Digitalization and Globalization Change the Analysis? – By Toshiko Igarashi (Japan Fair Trade Commission)1 On November 7 and 8, 2018,...

ICN Unilateral Conduct Workshop: Stellenbosch, South Africa

ICN Unilateral Conduct Workshop: Stellenbosch, South Africa – by Cynthia Lagdameo (US Federal Trade Commission)1 More than 150 lawyers and economists from nearly 35 jurisdictions came together on...

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