Should Jurisdictional Clauses be Interpreted Differently in Competition Law Cases? A Comment on Case C 595/17 Apple ECLI:EU:C:2018:854

Should Jurisdictional Clauses be Interpreted Differently in Competition Law Cases? A Comment on Case C 595/17 Apple ECLI:EU:C:2018:854

November 2018 CPI EU News Column edited by Thibault Schrepel, Sam Sadden & Jan Roth (CPI) presents: Should Jurisdictional Clauses be Interpreted Differently in Competition Law Cases? A Comment on Case C 595/17 Apple ECLI:EU:C:2018:854 By Pedro Caro de Sousa (OECD)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   Introduction Does a widely worded […]

A Tale of Two MRI Machines

CPI Asia Column edited by Vanessa Yanhua Zhang (Global Economics Group) present: A Tale of Two MRI Machines By Anisha Chand and Radhika Seth (Khaitan & Co., India)1 Click here for a pdf version of this article.   The Competition Commission of India (“CCI”) has recently fined an Italian company, often touted as the world leader in […]

FTC Facilitates Lively Debate on the Future of Vertical Merger Enforcement

FTC Facilitates Lively Debate on the Future of Vertical Merger Enforcement

November 2018 FTC Facilitates Lively Debate on the Future of Vertical Merger Enforcement By Blair Kuykendall (Dechert)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   The FTC hosted two panels on November 1st to discuss the future of vertical merger enforcement as part of its “Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century” […]

Android Remedies: Tearing Down the Wall?

Android Remedies: Tearing Down the Wall?

November 2018 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: Android Remedies: Tearing Down the Wall? By Simonetta Vezzoso (Trento University)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   Introduction The control of abusive practices has long been touted as the most arduous area of competition law, fittingly compared […]

The Consumer Welfare Debate Comes to the FTC Hearings: Who’s on the Right Side of History?

The Consumer Welfare Debate Comes to the FTC Hearings: Who’s on the Right Side of History?

November 2018 The Consumer Welfare Debate Comes to the FTC Hearings: Who’s on the Right Side of History? By Joseph V. Coniglio (Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   Introduction One of the greatest virtues of a consumer welfare standard is the ability to distinguish harm to […]

European Algorithmic Antitrust and Resale Price Maintenance: Asus, Denon & Marantz, Philips, and Pioneer Decisions

European Algorithmic Antitrust and Resale Price Maintenance: Asus, Denon & Marantz, Philips, and Pioneer Decisions

November 2018 CPI EU News Column edited by Thibault Schrepel, Sam Sadden & Jan Roth (CPI) presents: European Algorithmic Antitrust and Resale Price Maintenance: Asus, Denon & Marantz, Philips, and Pioneer Decisions By Dr. Aurélien Portuese (St Mary’s University London)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article  On February 2, 2017, the European Commission […]

Consumer Welfare On Trial at the FTC

Consumer Welfare On Trial at the FTC

November 2018 Consumer Welfare On Trial at the FTC By Marshall Steinbaum (Roosevelt Institute)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   On November 1st, the FTC held its public hearing on the consumer welfare standard, putting the philosophical gulf between critics of the antitrust status quo and its insider practitioners on full […]

Vertical Restraints in Two-Sided Markets after Ohio v. Amex: Lessons from the FTC Competition Hearings

Vertical Restraints in Two-Sided Markets after Ohio v. Amex: Lessons from the FTC Competition Hearings

November 2018 Vertical Restraints in Two-Sided Markets after Ohio v. Amex: Lessons from the FTC Competition Hearings By Timothy Snyder & Farrell Malone (Latham & Watkins)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   The recent Supreme Court decision Ohio v. Amex (“Amex”) elicited strong reactions from panelists throughout the Federal Trade Commission’s […]

Spotlight on the FTC’s Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection

Spotlight on the FTC’s Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection

November 2018 Spotlight on the Federal Trade Commission’s Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection By Tianran “Tinny” Song (Labaton Sucharow)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   Introduction The Federal Trade Commission’s Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century at George Mason University’s Scalia Law School featured a discussion […]