Before “After Consumer Welfare” — A Response To Professor Wu

Before “After Consumer Welfare” —  A Response To Professor Wu

July 2018 Before “After Consumer Welfare” — A Response To Professor Wu By A. Douglas Melamed (Stanford Law School)1 and Nicolas Petit (Hoover Institution)2 Click here for a PDF version of the article   Introduction In a short article After Consumer Welfare, Now What? The “Protection of Competition” in Practice, Professor Tim Wu proposes abandoning […]

Market definition in a rapidly changing (digital) world: the case of ride-sharing

Market definition in a rapidly changing (digital) world: the case of ride-sharing

June 2018 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: Market definition in a rapidly changing (digital) world: the case of ride-sharing By Kyriakos Fountoukakos, André Pretorius and Lisa Geary (Herbert Smith Freehills)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   Introduction The taxi and private hire vehicle […]

ICN Training on Demand: the world’s competition law experts are just a click away.

ICN Training on Demand: the world’s competition law experts are just a click away. – By Kristina Mulligan (US Federal Trade Commission)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article.   Launched in 2011, the International Competition Network’s Training on Demand project (ITOD) sought to meet the need for accessible training materials that competition agencies can […]

2008-2018: A Retrospect of China’s Anti-Monopoly Law Enforcement System and Prospect and Commentary on the New System

2008-2018: A Retrospect of China’s Anti-Monopoly Law Enforcement System and Prospect and Commentary on the New System

CPI Asia Column edited by Vanessa Yanhua Zhang (Global Economics Group) present: 2008-2018: A Retrospect of China’s Anti-Monopoly Law Enforcement System and Prospect and Commentary on the New System By Dr. John Wan  (Global Law Office, Beijing) Click here for a pdf version of this article.   On March 17th, 2018, the 1st Session of the 13th NPC […]

Asics vs Coty: Competitive effects of selective distribution systems in light of diverging court decisions

May 2018 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: Asics vs Coty: Competitive effects of selective distribution systems in light of diverging court decisions By Markus Reisinger (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   Many brand manufacturers in different industries […]

Thailand: Coming into force a new Trade Competition Act

Thailand: Coming into force a new Trade Competition Act

CPI Asia Column edited by Vanessa Yanhua Zhang (Global Economics Group) present: Thailand: Coming into force a new Trade Competition Act By Clara Ingen-Housz  (Antitrust & Competition Partner, Linklaters, Hong Kong) Click here for a pdf version of this article.   A new Trade Competition Act (the “Act”) has come into force in Thailand on 5 October 2017, replacing […]

Argentina’s New Competition Law: The modernisation of the Argentinian competition law regime

Argentina’s New Competition Law: The modernisation of the Argentinian competition law regime

May 2018 Argentina’s New Competition Law: The modernisation of the Argentinian competition law regime – Federico Rossi1 (Allende & Brea) Click here for a PDF version of the article   On 15 May 2018, the President of Argentina enacted a new competition law[2] which entails a major overhaul of the competition law regime in Argentina. […]

Report on the ICN’s 17th annual conference

Report on the ICN’s 17th annual conference

Report on the ICN’s 17th annual conference – By Olaf Wrede (Bundeskartellamt) Click here for a PDF version of the article.   The International Competition Network (ICN) held its 17th annual conference on March 21-23, 2018, hosted by the Competition Commission of India (CCI). Nearly 500 participants from more than 70 jurisdictions attended the conference, including representatives […]

Understanding the Driving Forces Behind OMO and M&A Wave

Understanding the Driving Forces Behind OMO and M&A Wave

CPI Asia Column edited by Vanessa Yanhua Zhang (Global Economics Group) present: Understanding the Driving Forces Behind OMO and M&A Wave By Hongjun Zhong1 Click here for a pdf version of this article.   The capital market experienced a boom at the turn of the year. There were many mergers-and-acquisitions transactions in the Chinese capital market in the […]