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Paroxetine – The EU Court of Justice Rules on Pay-For-Delay Settlements for the First Time

Maria José Schmidt-Kessen (Copenhagen Business School)1   Introduction While we are still awaiting the judgments in the pending appeals on pay-for-delay settlements in Lundbeck2 and Servier,3 the...

European Court of Justice Paroxetine Ruling Provides Guidance on Patent Settlement Agreements

Jan Blockx (University of Antwerp)1 Introduction Twelve years ago, on January 15, 2008, the European Commission used its power to conduct unannounced inspections in a sector...

Otis: Another Great Judgment on Private Enforcement from the CJEU… But It Could be Better

By Miguel Sousa Ferro1 & Guilherme Oliveira e Costa2   Introduction 2019 was coming to its end when the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”)...

The Commission’s Burden of Proof in Article 101(1) TFEU: Evidentiary Shortcuts Cut Short?

By Pieter Van Cleynenbreugel (Université de Liège)1   Case C-593/18 P, ABB Ltd. and ABB AB v. European Commission, EU:C:2019:1027 On November 28, 2019, the Seventh Chamber...

The Rise of Precautionary Antitrust: An Illustration with the EU Google Android Decision

By Dr. Aurelien Portuese (St Mary’s University London)1 Introduction The Google Android decision2 issued by the European Commission is not only unique in terms of...

Facebook and the Bundeskartellamt’s Winter of Discontent

September 2019 CPI EU News Column edited by Thibault Schrepel, Sam Sadden & Jan Roth (CPI) presents:

C‑39/18P, Commission v. Icap Management Services: The Rights of Defense in a Dissuasive Fining System

August 2019 CPI EU News Column edited by Thibault Schrepel, Sam Sadden & Jan Roth (CPI) presents: C‑39/18P, Commission v. Icap Management Services: The Rights of Defense...

The EU Commission Issues Passing-on Guidelines

July 2019 CPI EU News Column edited by Thibault Schrepel, Sam Sadden & Jan Roth (CPI) presents: The EU Commission Issues Passing-on Guidelines By Prof. Dr. Peter...

The Effectiveness of European Competition Law After Opinion 1/17

May 2019 CPI EU News Column edited by Thibault Schrepel, Sam Sadden & Jan Roth (CPI) presents: The Effectiveness of European Competition Law After Opinion 1/17 By...

The CJEU Clarifies the Rules on Antitrust Damages Actions Before and After the Harmonization

May 2019 CPI EU News Column edited by Thibault Schrepel, Sam Sadden & Jan Roth (CPI) presents: The CJEU Clarifies the Rules on Antitrust Damages Actions Before...

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