New merger control guidelines for transaction value thresholds in Austria and Germany

New merger control guidelines for transaction value thresholds in Austria and Germany

July 2018 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: New merger control guidelines for transaction value thresholds in Austria and Germany By Dr. Martin Sauermann, CFA (Bundeskartellamt)1   Click here for a PDF version of the article   Introduction How to best cope with the digital economy is an […]

A Call to Arms to Protect Latin American Leniency Programs

A Call to Arms to Protect Latin American Leniency Programs

July 2018 A Call to Arms to Protect Latin American Leniency Programs – Carlos Mena-Labarthe, Jaime Barahona, Vinicius Marques de Carvalho and Eduardo Frade1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   In a recent article published by Competition Policy International2, we commented on a monumental competition matter pending before a regional international […]

Guidelines on Merger Remedies in Brazil

Guidelines on Merger Remedies in Brazil

July 2018 Guidelines on Merger Remedies in Brazil – Paulo Burnier da Silveira1 (CADE) Click here for a PDF version of the article   The Brazilian Competition Authority (CADE) has issued several guidelines in the past few years as an effort to promote competition enforcement in Brazil. The recent examples concern Compliance Programs, Leniency Agreements, […]

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 […]