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In this issue: The Spring 2012 issue of Competition Policy International takes a look back at articles that have challenged and advanced antitrust scholarship. We then take a step forward by asking the authors to provide updates on their works and explain how changes–or lack thereof–in competition law and policy have affected their views since […]

Protectionism in the Age of Austerity – A Further Unlevelling of the Playing Field?

Nelson Jung, Alex Nourry, Jun 19, 2012 In our 2006 article, we highlighted an emerging wave of interventionism by EU Member States that manifested itself in a variety of protectionist measures designed to prevent foreign takeovers and promote national champions. The European Commission had initiated infringement proceedings against several Member States that had invoked industry-specific […]

Interview: Update on “Antitrust Criminal Sanctions: The Evolution of Executive Punishment”

Donald Klawiter, Jun 19, 2012 As part of our Spring 2012 issue, CPI is presenting a retrospective of our best articles in the past and providing updates. One of our selections is “Antitrust Criminal Sanctions: The Evolution of Executive Punishment,” originally appearing in the Fall 2010 issue of the Journal. The author, Donald Klawiter, discusses […]

Interview: Update on “Antitrust Sanctions”

Douglas Ginsburg, Joshua Wright, Jun 19, 2012 As part of our Spring 2012 issue, CPI is presenting a retrospective of our best articles in the past and providing updates. One of our selections is “Antitrust Sanctions,” originally appearing in the Fall 2010 issue of the Journal. Douglas Ginsburg and Josh Wright, the two co-authors, are […]

Interview: Update on “Screens for Conspiracies and Their Multiple Applications”

Rosa Abrantes-Metz, Jun 19, 2012 As part of our Spring 2012 issue, CPI is presenting a retrospective of our best articles in the past and providing updates. One of our selections is “Screens for Conspiracies and their Multiple Applications,” originally appearing in the Fall 2010 issue of the Journal. Providing some of her insights into […]

Letter from the Editor – Spring 2012

Elisa Mariscal, Jun 20, 2012 Competition policy is increasingly taking on a more prominent role worldwide. Since the CPI Journal started in 2005, the number of authorities that oversee competition matters has grown noticeably. In 2005, for example, the International Competition Network’s (ICN) membership was made up of 95 authorities from 84 jurisdictions; by 2012 […]

EU State Measures Against Foreign Takeovers: Economic Patriotism in All But Name (reprint)

Nelson Jung, Alex Nourry, Jun 19, 2012 This article examines the compatibility of special rights and other state measures with the EC’s single market objectives within the framework of the EC Treaty and their impact on foreign takeovers and investments. It also examines the initiatives taken by the Commission in order to eliminate such measures […]

Joseph Schumpeter on Competition (reprint)

Jun 19, 2012 During the 1980s, there began a spirited revival of interest in the writings of Joseph Schumpeter (1883-1950), spurred by renewed attention to his seminal works on entrepreneurship and innovation. The movement gathered so much strength that citations to Schumpeter by scholars and journalists began to exceed those to Keynes, a phenomenon that […]

Law and the Future: Trade Regulation (1956) (reprint)

Jun 19, 2012 Originally published in the Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 281, 1956. Reprinted with special permission of Northwestern University School of Law, Northwestern University Law Review. In this note we do not attempt to predict the future of the anti-trust laws. Rather we wish to direct attention to certain problem areas […]