Regional Competition Center for Latin America presents: Competition Challenges in the Supermarket Sector

Regional Competition Center for Latin America presents: Competition Challenges in the Supermarket Sector – by Emek Basker (University of Missouri) and Michael Noel* (Noel Economic Research) (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) *Emek Basker is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri and an expert on the supermarket sector. Michael […]

Did the D.C. Circuit Gut the CFPB?

David Evans, Feb 05, 2013 (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) Did the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Board (CFPB) receive an appointment that violated the U.S. Constitution? A recent D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals decision strongly suggests that the answer is yes. The answer is important because the new powers […]

“From Collusion to Competition” – Fifth Issue

Jan 31, 2013 CPI Cartel Column edited by Rosa Abrantes-Metz (NYU Stern School of Business)   Introduction by Rosa Abrantes-Metz Happy New Year, and welcome to January’s issue of the cartel column “From Collusion to Competition.” Today we have two excellent articles from our neighbor to the north, Canada. The first article, by Mark Katz […]

New Year, New Project: Turning the Focus to Competition Policy for 2013

Eduardo Perez-Motta, Jan 29, 2013 CPI ICN Column edited by Maria Coppola (U.S. Federal Trade Commission) New Year, New Project: Turning the Focus to Competition Policy for 2013 by Eduardo Pérez Motta (Mexican Federal Competition Commission) (Click here for a PDF version of the article.)   This month the ICN launched a new project to […]

Expedia and Booking.com: Agent or Distributor?

Ioannis Kokkoris, Jan 24, 2013 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) presents: Expedia and Booking.com: Agent or Distributor? by Ioannis Kokkoris* (University of Reading) (Click here for a PDF version of the article.)   * Professor of Law and Economics, Consultant and Executive Director, Centre for Commercial Law and Financial Regulation […]

Developments in Criminal Enforcement of Competition Law in Korea

CPI Asia Column edited by Vanessa Yanhua Zhang (Global Economics Group) presents: Developments in Criminal Enforcement of Competition Law in Korea by Hee-Eun Kim* (Covington & Burling LLP Brussels Office) (Click here for a PDF version of the article.)   * Attorney at Covington & Burling LLP Brussels Office. The views expressed in this article […]

Regional Competition Center for Latin America presents Guidelines on exchanges of information among competitors

Regional Competition Center for Latin America presents Guidelines on exchanges of information among competitors – by Rosa Abrantes-Metz (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) One of the main objectives of the Regional Competition Center for Latin America (or CRCAL by its acronym in Spanish) is to enhance competition agencies’ technical capacities. Towards […]

A few reflections on the FTC’s decision on Google

A few reflections on the FTC’s decision on Google

David Evans, Jan 08, 2013 (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) The FTC’s 5-0 decision to drop its investigation into Google’s search-related practices is breathtaking. A number of companies had charged that Google was engaging in unfair competition by cooking its search results. Yet the Commission staff concluded that there was no […]

Intro: Assessment of information technology mergers in China

CPI Asia Column edited by Vanessa Yanhua Zhang (Global Economics Group) presents: Assessment of information technology mergers in China by Ninette Dodoo (Clifford Chance, Beijing) and Angie Ng (Clifford Chance, Hong Kong)   While Chinese IT companies are facing international barriers, especially in the United States right now, it would be interesting to have a full […]