State Aid and Tax Rulings

State Aid and Tax Rulings

April 2018 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: State Aid and Tax Rulings By By Georgios Petropoulos (Bruegel)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   State aid is defined as an advantage in any form whatsoever conferred on a selective basis to undertakings by national public authorities. Therefore, subsidies […]

Introduction to the China-Korea IP & Competition Law Annual Reports

CPI Asia Column edited by Vanessa Yanhua Zhang (Global Economics Group) present: Introduction to the China-Korea IP & Competition Law Annual Reports By MRLC Staff   The China-Korea IP & Competition Law Annual Report series (the “MRLC Annual Reports”) have been published by the China-Korea Market & Regulation Law Center (“MRLC”), co-founded by the ICR Law Center […]

CADE’s application of pecuniary penalties and punitive measures: the need of ascertaining its “state of rightness”

CADE’s application of pecuniary penalties and punitive measures: the need of ascertaining its “state of rightness”

March, 2018 CADE’s application of pecuniary penalties and punitive measures: the need of ascertaining its “state of rightness” – By María Gabriela C. Bacha, Edited by Carlos Mena Labarthe Click here to download the Full article   The application of a pecuniary penalty is the main mechanism that CADE (Brazil’s antitrust authority) has with which to punish companies […]

El CADE y su Uso de Penas Pecuniarias y Medidas Punitivas: La Necesidad de Determinar su “Estado de Corrección”

El CADE y su Uso de Penas Pecuniarias y Medidas Punitivas: La Necesidad de Determinar su “Estado de Corrección”

 Marzo 19, 2018 El CADE y su Uso de Penas Pecuniarias y Medidas Punitivas: La Necesidad de Determinar su “Estado de Corrección” – Descarga aquí el articulo completo La aplicación de penas pecuniarias es el mecanismo principal utilizado por el CADE (autoridad anti-monopolios brasileña) para amonestar a aquellas empresas que son declaradas culpables de incurrir en […]

The Chinese Vitamins Case: Who Decides Chinese Law?

The Chinese Vitamins Case: Who Decides Chinese Law?

March 2018 The Chinese Vitamins Case: Who Decides Chinese Law? By Daniel A. Crane1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   The U.S. Supreme Court is about to decide who decides what Chinese law is.2  The answer seems obvious:  the Chinese do!  Nonetheless, there is a serious possibility that the Court will […]

China, Export Cartels and Vitamin C: American Second?

China, Export Cartels and Vitamin C: American Second?

March 2018 China, Export Cartels and Vitamin C: American Second? By Eleanor M. Fox1 Click here for a PDF version of the article    Introduction The Supreme Court will soon decide an unusual price-fixing case:  In re Vitamin C Antitrust Litigation.2  It is unusual because the defendants – Chinese manufacturers – do not deny they […]

The CJEU’s Ruling in AKKA / LAA on Excessive Pricing: One Small Step Forward on a Long Road?

The CJEU’s Ruling in AKKA / LAA on Excessive Pricing: One Small Step Forward on a Long Road?

March 2018 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: The CJEU’s Ruling in AKKA / LAA on Excessive Pricing: One Small Step Forward on a Long Road? By By Will Leslie (Linklaters)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   Introduction The CJEU’s ruling on excessive pricing […]

Mixed Messages in the “By Object” vs “By Effects” Saga: The Enigma of Lundbeck

Mixed Messages in the “By Object” vs “By Effects” Saga: The Enigma of Lundbeck

February 2018 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: Mixed Messages in the “By Object” vs “By Effects” Saga: The Enigma of Lundbeck By Peter Alexiadis and Pablo Figueroa[1] Click here for a PDF version of the article   Introduction It is well understood that Article 101(1) TFEU prohibits concerted […]

Yutai: A Landmark Case on Resale Price Maintenance in China —— The Divergence in Public and Private Enforcement is Now Institutionalized

Yutai: A Landmark Case on Resale Price Maintenance in China —— The Divergence in Public and Private Enforcement is Now Institutionalized

CPI Asia Column edited by Vanessa Yanhua Zhang (Global Economics Group) present: Yutai: A Landmark Case on Resale Price Maintenance in China — The Divergence in Public and Private Enforcement is Now Institutionalized By Jet Deng, Ken Dai and Rangi He[1] Click here for a pdf version of this article.   Introduction On December 21, 2017, a long-anticipated judgment […]

Greetings for the Chinese New Year

Greetings for the Chinese New Year

The founder of CPI, Dr. David S. Evans, and chief editor of the CPI Asia Column, Dr. Vanessa Yanhua Zhang, wish our readers of the CPI community a happy and prosperous Year of the Dog!