Regionalization of competition law: Legal implications of the cooperation with the investigation of cartels in Latin America

Regionalization of competition law: Legal implications of the cooperation with the investigation of cartels in Latin America

September 5, 2017 Regionalization of competition law: Legal implications of the cooperation with the investigation of cartels in Latin America – By Luis Marin-Tobar[1] Click here to download the Full article The past few years have shown a growing trend for the regionalization of competition cases, particularly those relating to the cartels whose exposure and, mainly, whose […]

The Internationalization of Competition Law in Africa

The Internationalization of Competition Law in Africa

August, 2017 The Internationalization of Competition Law in Africa – By Daniel Schwarz (Clifford Chance) Click here for a pdf version of this article.   Introduction As competition law regimes have proliferated and developed throughout Africa, they have increasingly affected international businesses and interacted with competition authorities in other jurisdictions. Multiple regional organizations with responsibilities for competition […]

Disruptive Innovations: CCI’s Progressive Outlook

Disruptive Innovations: CCI’s Progressive Outlook

CPI Asia Column edited by Vanessa Yanhua Zhang (Global Economics Group) present: Disruptive Innovations: CCI’s Progressive Outlook By Bharat Budholia & Aishwarya Gopalakrishnan[1] Click here for a pdf version of this article. INTRODUCTION If one looks back at the progress of human kind- one will see that every step forward was always greeted with great scepticism. Inventions and […]

District Court Denies Motion to Dismiss FTC Section 5 Complaint Against Qualcomm

District Court Denies Motion to Dismiss FTC Section 5 Complaint Against Qualcomm

August 2017 District Court Denies Motion to Dismiss FTC Section 5 Complaint Against Qualcomm By Greg Sivinski[1] Edited by Koren Wong-Ervin Click here for a PDF version of the article   Early this year, the US Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) filed a complaint in the Northern District of California charging Qualcomm with violating Section 5 of […]

Criminalization of wage-fixing and no-poaching agreements

Criminalization of wage-fixing and no-poaching agreements

August 2017 Criminalization of wage-fixing and no-poaching agreements By John M. Taladay and Vishal Mehta [1] Edited by Rob Kwinter (Partner, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP) Click here for a PDF version of the article On October 20, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) jointly issued guidance […]

Righting the Course: What the DOJ Should Do About the IEEE Business Review Letter

Righting the Course: What the DOJ Should Do About the IEEE Business Review Letter

August 2017 Righting the Course: What the DOJ Should Do About the IEEE Business Review Letter By Koren W. Wong-Ervin* Click here for a PDF version of the article Standard-development organizations (SDOs) “vary widely in size, formality, organization and scope,”[1] and therefore individual SDOs may need to adopt different approaches to meet the specific needs of their members. […]

New Consensus on Merger Procedure and Analysis: the ICN’s 2017 Recommended Practices

New Consensus on Merger Procedure and Analysis: the ICN’s 2017 Recommended Practices

New Consensus on Merger Procedure and Analysis: the ICN’s 2017 Recommended Practices – By Maria Coppola & Paul O’Brien* (Office of International Affairs of the US Federal Trade Commission) Click here for a PDF version of the article. ICN in 2016, the Merger Working Group (MWG) of the International Competition Network began an ambitious project to reassess […]

Recent trends in KFTC enforcement activities regarding IPRs

Recent trends in KFTC enforcement activities regarding IPRs

CPI Asia Column edited by Vanessa Yanhua Zhang (Global Economics Group) present: Recent trends in KFTC enforcement activities regarding IPRs By Kyoung Yeon Kim, Yulchon LLC Click here for a pdf version of this article. Korea’s antitrust authority has, especially in recent years, come to aggressively regulate the use of intellectual property rights (IPRs). One might guess this […]

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 […]