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 […]

Vertical Restraints in Two-Sided Markets after Ohio v. Amex: Lessons from the FTC Competition Hearings

Vertical Restraints in Two-Sided Markets after Ohio v. Amex: Lessons from the FTC Competition Hearings

November 2018 Vertical Restraints in Two-Sided Markets after Ohio v. Amex: Lessons from the FTC Competition Hearings By Timothy Snyder & Farrell Malone (Latham & Watkins)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   The recent Supreme Court decision Ohio v. Amex (“Amex”) elicited strong reactions from panelists throughout the Federal Trade Commission’s […]

Asics vs Coty: Competitive effects of selective distribution systems in light of diverging court decisions

May 2018 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: Asics vs Coty: Competitive effects of selective distribution systems in light of diverging court decisions By Markus Reisinger (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   Many brand manufacturers in different industries […]

Vertical Restraints Versus Horizontal Agreements In The Manufacturer – Distributor Relationship

Vertical Restraints Versus Horizontal Agreements In The Manufacturer – Distributor Relationship

By John Jiong Gong and Vanessa Yanhua Zhang – Since the enforcement of the Anti-Monopoly Law (“AML”) in China, there have been several high-profile antitrust litigations involving vertical restraints in the manufacturer-distributor relationship. In China vertical restraints are also called vertical monopoly agreements in the context of the AML. In 2013, the Shanghai Higher Court set […]

Bathtub Conspiracies – An Indian Competition Law Perspective

Bathtub Conspiracies – An Indian Competition Law Perspective

By Ravisekhar Nair & Aakarsh Narula – The Competition Commission of India (“CCI”) has become one of India’s most active regulators. The wide-ranging commercial implications of competition law enforcement on domestic and international business groups present in India have made it imperative for them to insulate their legitimate commercial practices from conduct which may be […]

OCT-13(2)

RPM is one of the hottest areas of competition law in the world. A recent Chinese landmark case—Johnson & Johnson—was not only the first significant case won by a private litigant in China, but it marked the first time a Chinese Court has publicly expanded on an appropriate RPM approach. Our guest Editor, Adrian Emch, author of China’s […]

APR-09(1)

In this issue: The Price Squeeze Issue: Views From the United States Scott Martin, Apr 15, 2009 The linkLine Decision: Section 2 Gets Squeezed Further The Court’s February 25, 2009 decision in linkLine can afford little comfort to plaintiffs pursuing claims under Section 2 of the Sherman Act. David Olsky, Apr 15, 2009 Pacific Bell […]

JUN-10(1&2)

In this issue: On April 20, 2010 the Commission adopted a new Block Exemption Regulation applicable to vertical agreements. At the same time, it adopted the contents of accompanying Guidelines on vertical restraints. In a special two-part series, organized by Ioannis Lianos, we’re publishing nine comments. We lead off with four DG Comp experts presenting […]

JAN-10(2)

In this issue: Welcome to the home page of The CPI Antitrust Chronicle (formerly GCP Magazine).  In this issue, we’re revisiting an old friend – Leegin. Numerous states and Congress continue to be unhappy with the Supreme Court ruling and each is trying to determine how to turn the clock back. We present both sides […]

The Analysis of Tying Cases: A Primer

Jean Tirole, Apr 01, 2005 This primer analyzes factors that make ties more likely either to hurt or to benefit consumers. It first identifies factors that influence where the impact of tying on competition in the tied market stands, ranging from little impact on the rivals’ ability to compete to total exclusion of competitors. Then, […]

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