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!

Google Shopping: beware of ‘self-favouring’ in a world of algorithmic nudging

Google Shopping: beware of ‘self-favouring’ in a world of algorithmic nudging

February 2018 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: Google Shopping: beware of ‘self-favouring’ in a world of algorithmic nudging By Nicolo Zingales (Sussex Law School)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   Introduction On 27 June 2017, the European Commission closed its investigation in the […]

Canadian Competition Law Reform: A Diagnosis and Proposals for Reform of Canada’s Ineffective Merger Notification Rules

Canadian Competition Law Reform: A Diagnosis and Proposals for Reform of Canada’s Ineffective Merger Notification Rules

February 2018 Canadian Competition Law Reform: A Diagnosis and Proposals for Reform of Canada’s Ineffective Merger Notification Rules By David Rosner1 Click here for a PDF version of the article    Introduction Canada’s Competition Act (the “Act”), like competition laws in many other jurisdictions, contains merger notification rules.  Put simply, these rules require that where […]

Antitrust and Economic Liberty: A Policy Shift from the Trump Administration?

Antitrust and Economic Liberty: A Policy Shift from the Trump Administration?

January 2018 Antitrust and Economic Liberty: A Policy Shift from the Trump Administration? By Joseph V. Coniglio1 Click here for a PDF version of the article    Introduction In both the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), antitrust policy appears to be increasingly associated with economic liberty.2  Indeed, Assistant Attorney General […]

The new and controversial theories of harm stemming from common minority ownership of competing firms

The new and controversial theories of harm stemming from common minority ownership of competing firms

January 2018 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: The new and controversial theories of harm stemming from common minority ownership of competing firms By Antonio Gomes & James Mancini (OECD)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article Introduction A recent set of papers have caused a […]

Merger control and the public interest: European spotlight on foreign direct investment and national security

Merger control and the public interest: European spotlight on foreign direct investment and national security

December 2017 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: Merger control and the public interest: European spotlight on foreign direct investment and national security By Kyriakos Fountoukakos & Molly Herron (Herbert Smith Freehills LLP)[1] Click here for a PDF version of the article Introduction Against a backdrop of increasingly protectionist […]