The 3Q case and the abuse of dominance analysis under China’s Anti-Monopoly Law

Yong Huang and Xin Zhang, March 20, 2016 On March 20, 2013, the Higher People’s Court of Guangdong Province gave its judgment on the case of abuse of market dominance of Beijing Qihoo Technology Co., Ltd. (“Qihoo”) vs. Tencent Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. and Shenzhen Tencent Computer System Co., Ltd. (collectively referred to as “Tencent”) […]

Uber and the Rule of Law: Should Spontaneous Liberalization Be Applauded or Criticized?

Damien Geradin, March 20, 2016 While Uber is able to operate legally in a growing number of countries and cities, regulatory approval has proved to be elusive in other jurisdictions. Yet, in a number of regions or cities Uber decided to launch its services despite the absence of regulatory approval. The fact that Uber has […]

Are Professional Sports Leagues Single Entities Incapable of Conspiring in Violation of the Sherman Act?: The Supreme Court Ponders Whether to Decide the Issue in American Needle v. NFL

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Steven Semeraro, May 27, 2009 This article reviews the case law assessing the single-entity defense and evaluates the American Needle decision. Professional sports leagues have long been magnets for antitrust claims, because their rules, policies, and contracts can be viewed as the product […]


In this issue: Financial institutions are under regulatory scrutiny like never before, and competition authorities are front and center. Editorial Board Member Nicolas Petit has assembled a premier group of European experts to look at all areas of the attack: LiBOR; the potential conflicts between the EU and U.S. approaches; CDS Investigations; a case study […]


In this issue: The ongoing saga of the Google book settlement has all the earmarks of a classic: On one hand is its lofty goal of preventing a repetition of the burning of the Library of Alexander and preserving written content; on the other is the issue of unprotected, defenseless orphans. Practically, however, this is […]


A number of entities are not very happy these days with the big three credit rating agencies. And that displeasure is stretched pretty much across the board, world-wide. Those who are displeased with recent ratings movements have been mulling over using competition policy and antitrust laws as a potential counter-attack; after all, there are only […]


In this issue: Welcome to the home page of The CPI Antitrust Chronicle (formerly GCP Magazine).  In this issue, we’re taking the first of what will probably be many looks at the antitrust issues that Intel is facing. Our focus in this issue is the advisability of the  FTC’s use of expanded powers under Section […]

Microsoft and the Court of First Instance: What Does it All Mean?

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Renata Hesse, Oct 03, 2007 As someone who has spent a considerable portion of the last five years working on issues involving Microsoft’s conduct and the competition laws, I read with interest the commentary that followed the issuance of the Court of First […]

Strong Spine, Weak Underbelly: The CFI Microsoft Decision

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Harry First, Sep 28, 2007 INTRODUCTION The CFI’s decision in Microsoft came as something of a surprise. In the run-up to its issuance, commentators had been predicting some sort of “split-the-difference” approach, seeing the Court as most likely upholding the Commission’s decision on […]