Digital Markets, Mobile Payments Systems and Development – Competition Policy Implications in Developing Countries in Light of the EU Experience

Posted by Social Science Research Network Digital Markets, Mobile Payments Systems and Development – Competition Policy Implications in Developing Countries in Light of the EU Experience By Jörg Hoffmann, Mor Bakhoum & Francisco Beneke The digitization of economic activity has important socio-economic development implications and at the same time creates challenges for antitrust analysis. These implications and challenges […]

Lineamientos para los Remedios de Concentraciones en Brasil

Lineamientos para los Remedios de Concentraciones en Brasil

Por: Paulo Burnier da Silveira* La Autoridad de Competencia brasileña, (CADE) ha, a lo largo de los últimos años, emitido varios lineamientos para promover la aplicación de las leyes de competencia en Brasil. Algunos ejemplos recientes incluyen los Programas de Cumplimiento, Acuerdos de Clemencia, Acuerdos de Acomodo, ‘gun-jumping’ o fusiones adelantadas, y la revisión de […]

How EU Markets Became More Competitive Than US Markets: A Study of Institutional Drift

Posted by Social Science Research Network How EU Markets Became More Competitive Than US Markets: A Study of Institutional Drift By German Gutierrez & Thomas Philippon Until the 1990’s, US markets were more competitive than European markets. Today, European markets have lower concentration, lower excess profits and lower regulatory barriers to entry. We document this […]

Antitrust Scrutiny of Excessive Prices in the Pharmaceutical Sector: A Comparative Study of the Italian and UK Experiences

Posted by Social Science Research Network Antitrust Scrutiny of Excessive Prices in the Pharmaceutical Sector: A Comparative Study of the Italian and UK Experiences By Margherita Colangelo (University of Rome III) &  Claudia Desogus Excessive pricing has generally been seen as a problem to be addressed through sector-specific regulation rather than through antitrust intervention. Literature […]

Digital disruption demands antitrust restraint

Posted By The Hill Digital disruption demands antitrust restraint By Jonathan Barnett  Since Nov. 20, the date on which the Department of Justice Antitrust Division launched its challenge to the AT&T-Time Warner merger, through June 27, the date on which the division announced its conditional approval of the Disney-Fox merger, the media and entertainment marketplace has […]

The Proof on the Quantification of the Damage in Assumptions of Defense of Competition. (Spanish Law)

Posted by Social Science Research Network The Proof on the Quantification of the Damage in Assumptions of Defense of Competition. (Spanish Law) By Enrique Sanjuan (University of Malaga)  In the present work, we focus on the test on the quantification of damages in cases of private actions for infringements of competition law and on the […]