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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...

The e-Commerce World after Coty – Competition Law Catch Up

By Marcin Trepka & Łucja Olszewska (DWF Poland)1 In recent years, as regards competition law, it is actually hard to find a more captivating topic than e-commerce. The internet has...

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,...

The Relevant Market for Travel Agency Services – Online vs. Offline

By Nandish Vyas and Geet Sawhney (Veritas Legal)1 In a major shift from its earlier stand, the Competition Commission of India (“CCI”) has, in its...

A Ringing Endorsement of “Regulatory Humility”: The New U.S. Statement on Remedies for Infringement of Essential Patents

By James F. Rill, Dina Kallay & James G. Kress1 I. INTRODUCTION On December 19, 2019, with little fanfare, the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division...

Market Studies Arrive in New Zealand: First Learnings from the...

By Dr. Mark Berry (Barrister, Auckland)1 I. Introduction New Zealand has arrived late to the world of market studies. Legislation enabling the New Zealand Commerce Commission (“NZCC”) to undertake market studies...

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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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The Relevant Market for Travel Agency Services – Online vs. Offline

By Nandish Vyas and Geet Sawhney (Veritas Legal)1 In a major shift from its earlier stand, the Competition Commission of India (“CCI”) has, in its Ctrip.com/MakeMyTrip Limited decision2 dated August...

Don’t Slice the Gordian Knot: Untangling Privilege Protection for Leniency Applicants

By Amanda L. Butler & Robert B. Bell (Hughes Hubbard & Reed)1 A cartel participant that blows the whistle to the Antitrust Division can receive notable benefits from confessing...

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