Feb-12(2)

Why should corporations spend time and money in developing compliance programs when their efforts don’t count with the regulators? Are compliance programs worthwhile irregardless? Given such incidents as the diverse approaches of U.S. regulators over Honeywell, different attitudes of Member State authorities and DG Comp, and compliance advice published by global regulators, these questions have […]

FEB-12(1)

Why should corporations spend time and money in developing compliance programs when their efforts don’t count with the regulators? Are compliance programs worthwhile irregardless? These and other questions have gained attention with such incidents as the diverse approaches of U.S. regulators over Honeywell, the different approaches of Member State authorities and DG Comp, and compliance […]

JAN-12(2)

This issue was managed by our editorial board member, Adrian Emch from Hogan Lovells, who also arranged for several of the translations. Many thanks! With the arrival of the new year of the dragon, China has completed its third full year of implementation of the Anti-Monopoly Law. While we are clearly still at the beginning […]

JAN-12(1)

The antitrust treatment of minority shareholdings is attracting new attention; Ryanair/Aer Lingus in Europe and Alpha V-Savio in China are but two examples. And recently Commissioner Joaquín Almunia announced that the Commission will “see whether it is significant enough for us to try and close this gap in EU merger control.” Given the complexities of […]

CPI(8)2

In our Autumn 2012 Journal, we present a Symposium on Tying, a Colloquium on Media Plurality, and a special article on the risks of excessive litigation for online platforms. Our Classic for this issue is Michael Whinston’s groundbreaking 1990 article. See below for a sneak-peak into each section – We hope you delve into the […]

CPI (8)1

In this issue: The Spring 2012 issue of Competition Policy International takes a look back at articles that have challenged and advanced antitrust scholarship. We then take a step forward by asking the authors to provide updates on their works and explain how changes–or lack thereof–in competition law and policy have affected their views since […]

Climbing Mount Everest with the ICN Unilateral Conduct Working Group

Cynthia Lewis Lagdameo, Nov 27, 2012 CPI ICN Column edited by Maria Coppola (U.S. Federal Trade Commission)   Unilateral conduct has long been touted as the most difficult and controversial area of antitrust law. Some have described taking on convergence in unilateral conduct as attempting “the Mount Everest of antitrust.”1 In 2006 the ICN was […]

Regional Competition Center for Latin America presents Guidelines on quantitative techniques for competition analysis

Dec 13, 2012 Regional Competition Center for Latin America Presents: Guidelines on quantitative techniques for competition analysis – Prepared by the CRCAL* *David Card, Class of 1950 Professor of Economics, University of California at Berkeley; Kostis Hatzitaskos, Senior Manager, Cornerstone Research; Vandy Howell, Vice President, Cornerstone Research; and Brad Howells, Associate, Cornerstone Research. With newly […]

H3G/Orange Austria – Mobile consolidation and regulatory reaction

Antonio Bavasso, Dominic Long, Dec 20, 2012 In this moth’s Europe column, Antonio Bavasso and Dominic Long (Allen & Overy LLP) discuss the EU Commission’s landmark clearance of the Orange Austria acquisition by H3G. The much-awaited decision came down last week, reaffirming the EC’s traditional approach to merger control with a central focus on short […]

The new trend of network distribution and a reconsideration of copyright protection

Dec 18, 2012 CPI Asia Column edited by Vanessa Yanhua Zhang (Global Economics Group) presents: The new trend of network distribution and a reconsideration of copyright protection by Jason Si (Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, IP Institute Doctoral Candidate, Director of Tencent Legal Department)   Abstract: In recent years, the market for digital content […]