The Regional Competition Center for Latin America Presents: White Paper on Vertical Restraints

Alexander Elbittar, Michael Salinger, Apr 11, 2013 The Regional Competition Center for Latin America Presents: White Paper on Vertical Restraints – Michael A. Salinger (Senior academic adviser, Competition Practice, CRA) and Alexander Elbittar (Associate Professor, Center for Economics Research and Teaching) (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) Vertical restraints are one of […]

“From Collusion to Competition” – Seventh Issue

Mar 28, 2013 CPI Cartel Column edited by Rosa Abrantes-Metz (NYU Stern School of Business)   Introduction by Rosa Abrantes-Metz Welcome to the March issue of our cartel column “From Collusion to Competition.” Our two excellent articles come to us from OECD. The first article, by Hilary Jennings, focuses on the co-operation between competition authorities […]

Shaping the ICN’s Next Years

Mar 26, 2013 CPI ICN Column edited by Maria Coppola (U.S. Federal Trade Commission) Shaping the ICN’s Next Years by Andreas Mundt (ICN, Bundeskartellamt) (Click here for a PDF version of the article.)   ICN Vice Char Andreas Mundt writes this month’s ICN column, sharing his experience working with ICN leadership to address new issues […]

Microsoft Fined for Non-Compliance: A Game-Changer in Antitrust Settlements

Mar 21, 2013 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) presents: Microsoft Fined for Non-Compliance: A Game-Changer in Antitrust Settlements by Mario Mariniello (Bruegel) (Click here for a PDF version of the article.)   Introduction by Europe Column editor Anna Tzanaki Our March Europe Column is dedicated to the Commission’s landmark decision […]

Regional Competition Center for Latin America presents: First Seminar for Latin American Judges to Discuss Rulings on Competition Cases

Alain De Remes La Brely, Rodrigo Rios, Mar 14, 2013 Regional Competition Center for Latin America Presents: First Seminar for Latin American Judges to Discuss Rulings on Competition Cases – Alain De Remes and Rodrigo Ríos (CRCAL) (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) This month, the Regional Competition Center for Latin America […]

Is it Time to Exclude Experts Who Ignore the Multisided Platform Literature? Part I

Is it Time to Exclude Experts Who Ignore the Multisided Platform Literature? Part I

David Evans, Mar 13, 2013 (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) In the next several columns I am going to develop the argument that the economics profession now knows that many standard results do not in fact apply, at least not without modification, to businesses that are multisided platforms. This is based […]

Climbing Mount Everest with the ICN Unilateral Conduct Working Group

Cynthia Lewis Lagdameo, Nov 27, 2012 CPI ICN Column edited by Maria Coppola (U.S. Federal Trade Commission)   Unilateral conduct has long been touted as the most difficult and controversial area of antitrust law. Some have described taking on convergence in unilateral conduct as attempting “the Mount Everest of antitrust.”1 In 2006 the ICN was […]

Engaging economists in the ICN: Uniting under a common language

Martin Mandorff, Jan 10, 2013 CPI ICN Column edited by Maria Coppola (U.S. Federal Trade Commission) The enforcement of unilateral conduct law is arguably the most challenging task of antitrust. Nowhere do the controversies run as deep as when determining whether a certain type of unilateral conduct is pro- or anticompetitive. Add to this the […]

Regional Competition Center for Latin America presents Guidelines on quantitative techniques for competition analysis

Dec 13, 2012 Regional Competition Center for Latin America Presents: Guidelines on quantitative techniques for competition analysis – Prepared by the CRCAL* *David Card, Class of 1950 Professor of Economics, University of California at Berkeley; Kostis Hatzitaskos, Senior Manager, Cornerstone Research; Vandy Howell, Vice President, Cornerstone Research; and Brad Howells, Associate, Cornerstone Research. With newly […]

H3G/Orange Austria – Mobile consolidation and regulatory reaction

Antonio Bavasso, Dominic Long, Dec 20, 2012 In this moth’s Europe column, Antonio Bavasso and Dominic Long (Allen & Overy LLP) discuss the EU Commission’s landmark clearance of the Orange Austria acquisition by H3G. The much-awaited decision came down last week, reaffirming the EC’s traditional approach to merger control with a central focus on short […]

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