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

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...

Dethroning the Digital Platform Champions

By John Pecman (Fasken)1 One has to applaud the success of the so-called “Tech Superstars”, often referred to as “GAFA” (Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple). The...

Chinese Private Ligation Rules and the Apple v. Pepper Supreme Court...

By Yang Yang, Yongbo Li & Yewei Shi (Fairsky Law Firm, Central University of Finance and Economics)1   Introduction In Apple v....

New Approaches to Cartel Enforcement and Spillover Effects in Brazil: Exchange...

By Eduardo Frade & Vinicius Marques de Carvalho (VMCA)1   Once upon a time, cartels were made in smoke-filled rooms and cartelists...

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...
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Cartels in the Age of the Data-driven Economy: Outcomes from the...

By Noemy Melo Colin (CADE)1 From October 7-10, 2019, the Brazilian Competition Authority – CADE – hosted the 16th ICN Cartel Workshop. Themed “cartels in...

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...

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

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...

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...
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Vertical Mergers: A Multi-jurisdictional Comparison

By Michael Blaisdell (Federal Trade Commission)1 Across the international competition community, vertical mergers are receiving considerable attention. CPI dedicated a Chronicle...

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