Excessive Pricing in Pharmaceutical Markets

Excessive Pricing in Pharmaceutical Markets

January 2019 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: Excessive Pricing in Pharmaceutical Markets By Pedro Caro de Sousa (OECD)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   Introduction This piece summarises the contents of a background note written for an OECD roundtable on excessive pricing in […]

Geo-blocking of Audio-visual Services in the EU: Gone with the Wind?

Geo-blocking of Audio-visual Services in the EU: Gone with the Wind?

January 2019 CPI EU News Column edited by Thibault Schrepel, Sam Sadden & Jan Roth (CPI) presents: Geo-blocking of Audio-visual Services in the EU: Gone with the Wind? By Simonetta Vezzoso (Università degli Studi di Trento)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager has earned a solid reputation as […]

Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council to empower the competition authorities of the Member States to be more effective enforcers and to ensure the proper functioning of the internal market (“ECN Plus Directive”)

Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council  to empower the competition authorities of the Member States to be more effective enforcers and to ensure the proper functioning of the internal market (“ECN Plus Directive”)

January 2019 CPI EU News Column edited by Thibault Schrepel, Sam Sadden & Jan Roth (CPI) presents: Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council to empower the competition authorities of the Member States to be more effective enforcers and to ensure the proper functioning of the internal market (“ECN Plus Directive”) By Florian Wagner-von Papp […]

Commission Approval For Microsoft’s $7.5 Billion Github Acquisition CASE M.8994 – MICROSOFT / GITHUB

Commission Approval For Microsoft’s $7.5 Billion Github Acquisition CASE M.8994 – MICROSOFT / GITHUB

January 2019 CPI EU News Column edited by Thibault Schrepel, Sam Sadden & Jan Roth (CPI) presents: Commission Approval For Microsoft’s $7.5 Billion Github Acquisition CASE M.8994 – MICROSOFT / GITHUB By Pim Jansen (Van Doorne N.V.)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   On October 19, 2018, following its phase I investigation, […]

State aid recovery ends where private savings begin rules General Court in Arco judgment

State aid recovery ends where private savings begin rules General Court in Arco judgment

December 2018 CPI EU News Column edited by Thibault Schrepel, Sam Sadden & Jan Roth (CPI) presents: State aid recovery ends where private savings begin rules General Court in Arco judgment By Jan Blockx (University of Antwerp)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   It has been more than 10 years since Lehman […]

Should Jurisdictional Clauses be Interpreted Differently in Competition Law Cases? A Comment on Case C 595/17 Apple ECLI:EU:C:2018:854

Should Jurisdictional Clauses be Interpreted Differently in Competition Law Cases? A Comment on Case C 595/17 Apple ECLI:EU:C:2018:854

November 2018 CPI EU News Column edited by Thibault Schrepel, Sam Sadden & Jan Roth (CPI) presents: Should Jurisdictional Clauses be Interpreted Differently in Competition Law Cases? A Comment on Case C 595/17 Apple ECLI:EU:C:2018:854 By Pedro Caro de Sousa (OECD)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   Introduction Does a widely worded […]

Android Remedies: Tearing Down the Wall?

Android Remedies: Tearing Down the Wall?

November 2018 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: Android Remedies: Tearing Down the Wall? By Simonetta Vezzoso (Trento University)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   Introduction The control of abusive practices has long been touted as the most arduous area of competition law, fittingly compared […]

European Algorithmic Antitrust and Resale Price Maintenance: Asus, Denon & Marantz, Philips, and Pioneer Decisions

European Algorithmic Antitrust and Resale Price Maintenance: Asus, Denon & Marantz, Philips, and Pioneer Decisions

November 2018 CPI EU News Column edited by Thibault Schrepel, Sam Sadden & Jan Roth (CPI) presents: European Algorithmic Antitrust and Resale Price Maintenance: Asus, Denon & Marantz, Philips, and Pioneer Decisions By Dr. Aurélien Portuese (St Mary’s University London)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article  On February 2, 2017, the European Commission […]

Apple (C-595/17): ECJ on jurisdiction clauses and private enforcement: “Multinationals, go ahead and abuse your distributors”?

Apple (C-595/17): ECJ on jurisdiction clauses and private enforcement: “Multinationals, go ahead and abuse your distributors”?

October 2018 CPI EU News Column edited by Thibault Schrepel, Sam Sadden & Jan Roth (CPI) presents: Apple (C-595/17): ECJ on jurisdiction clauses and private enforcement: “Multinationals, go ahead and abuse your distributors”? By Miguel Sousa Ferro (University of Lisbon)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   Essential Facts Apple’s distribution network in […]