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Follow-on Damages for Anti-Competitive Conduct in South Africa: A Need for Legislative Intervention?

September, 2017 Follow-on Damages for Anti-Competitive Conduct in South Africa: A Need for Legislative Intervention?  – By John Oxenham, Director of Primerio, and Michael-James Currie Introduction Although still...

New Approaches to Cartel Enforcement and Spillover Effects in Brazil: Exchange of Information, Hub and Spoke Agreements, Algorithms, and Anti-Poaching Agreements

By Eduardo Frade & Vinicius Marques de Carvalho (VMCA)1   Once upon a time, cartels were made in smoke-filled rooms and cartelists were caught through good old...

Germany’s Pressing Ahead: The Proposal for a Reformed Competition Act

By Rupprecht Podszun & Fabian Brauckmann (Heinrich Heine University)1 Germany’s Ministry of Economics has published its draft for the 10th amendment of the German competition act, the Gesetz gegen Wettbewerbsbeschränkungen...

You Say You Want a Revolution in Digital Merger Enforcement:...

By Joseph R. Neely (United States Federal Trade Commission)1 To say that much has been written about digital mergers would be an understatement.2 Around the world,...

Chinese Private Ligation Rules and the Apple v. Pepper Supreme Court Decision – Standing...

By Yang Yang, Yongbo Li & Yewei Shi (Fairsky Law Firm, Central University of Finance and Economics)1   Introduction In Apple v....

Dethroning the Digital Platform Champions

By John Pecman (Fasken)1 One has to applaud the success of the so-called “Tech Superstars”, often referred to as “GAFA” (Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple). The...

The Limits of Australia’s Digital Platforms Inquiry

By Dirk Auer (International Center for Law and Economics)1 In July of 2019, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) concluded its high-profile 1.5-year investigation into the effect of digital...

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You Say You Want a Revolution in Digital Merger Enforcement:...

By Joseph R. Neely (United States Federal Trade Commission)1 To say that much has been written about digital mergers would be an understatement.2 Around the world,...

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Chinese Private Ligation Rules and the Apple v. Pepper Supreme Court Decision...

By Yang Yang, Yongbo Li & Yewei Shi (Fairsky Law Firm, Central University of Finance and Economics)1   Introduction In Apple v. Pepper, the U.S. Supreme Court...

Cartel Risks in Dual-Distribution Models – Too Soon to Tell?

Introduction Consider a typical supply chain – in the market for supply and sale of plastic bottles, for example, the...

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