JUL-11(2)

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 […]

JUN-11(2)

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 […]

APR-12(1)

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 […]

FEB-10(2)

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 […]

Oct-07(1)

In this issue: More on Microsoft Harry First, Sep 28, 2007 Strong Spine, Weak Underbelly: The CFI Microsoft Decision 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 […]

Practical Aspects of Aftermarkets in European Competition Law

John Temple Lang, May 20, 2011 An “aftermarket” is a market for the supply of products or services needed for or in connection with the use of a relatively long-lasting piece of equipment that has already been acquired. Aftermarkets give rise to several kinds of questions under competition law. Does a relevant market for competitive analysis consist of separate […]

Jan-08(2)

In this issue: Abuse of dominance cases in Europe Frederic Jenny, Jan 28, 2008 The CFI Decision in Microsoft: Why the European Commission’s guidelines on abuse of dominance are necessary and possible This note focuses on the “refusal to deal” part of the CFI’s Microsoft decision to derive some conclusions on the advisability and the […]

Oct-07(1)

In this issue: More on Microsoft Harry First, Sep 28, 2007 Strong Spine, Weak Underbelly: The CFI Microsoft Decision 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 […]