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Follow-on Damages for Anti-Competitive Conduct in South Africa: A Need for Legislative Intervention?

September, 2017 Follow-on Damages for Anti-Competitive Conduct in South Africa: A Need for Legislative Intervention?  – By John Oxenham, Director of Primerio, and Michael-James Currie Introduction Although still...

Attorney-Client Privilege in Competition Law Proceedings: Primed for Convergence? An Example from Mexico

By Russell Damtoft & Paul O’Brien (United States Federal Trade Commission)1 Attorney-client, or legal professional privilege, is a critical aspect of due process in competition proceedings. It is recognized by...

Germany’s Pressing Ahead: The Proposal for a Reformed Competition Act

By Rupprecht Podszun & Fabian Brauckmann (Heinrich Heine University)1 Germany’s Ministry of Economics has published its draft for the 10th amendment of the German competition act, the Gesetz gegen Wettbewerbsbeschränkungen...

Dominance Assessment in Two-Sided Platforms: Highlights from the ICN’s Webinar

By Valeria Losco (Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer)1 On October 22, the ICN Unilateral Conduct Working Group hosted the first in a series of webinars, “Dominance Assessment in Two-Sided Platforms.” The program,...

Antitrust Pitfalls in Global Licensing: Perspective from China – A “Glocal” Battleground

By Frank JIANG, John JIANG (Zhong Lun Law Firm)1 Introduction As a participant in the global economy, and in response to current delicate global trade and...

U.S. Vertical Merger Guidelines: Recommendations and Thoughts on EDM and Merger Specificity

By Koren W. Wong-Ervin (Qualcomm)1 The U.S. Antitrust Agencies’ Draft Vertical Merger Guidelines (“Guidelines”) are commendable in many ways; in particular, the Agencies’ faithfulness to...

The Limits of Australia’s Digital Platforms Inquiry

By Dirk Auer (International Center for Law and Economics)1 In July of 2019, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) concluded its high-profile 1.5-year investigation into the effect of digital...

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You Say You Want a Revolution in Digital Merger Enforcement:...

By Joseph R. Neely (United States Federal Trade Commission)1 To say that much has been written about digital mergers would be an understatement.2 Around the world,...

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Antitrust Pitfalls in Global Licensing: Perspective from China – A “Glocal” Battleground

By Frank JIANG, John JIANG (Zhong Lun Law Firm)1 Introduction As a participant in the global economy, and in response to current delicate global trade and geopolitical situations, China is making...

Cartel Risks in Dual-Distribution Models – Too Soon to Tell?

Introduction Consider a typical supply chain – in the market for supply and sale of plastic bottles, for example, the...

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