02.2

Living Wage Initiatives: No Reason to Object

This paper addresses the misconception that agreements concerning the price to be paid to farmers, intended to ensure that their workers receive...
03.2

Climate Change Is an Existential Threat: Competition Law Must Be Part...

Climate Change is an existential threat. Competition law must be part of the solution and not part of...
Replacement

EU Competition Law & the Green Deal: The Consistency Road

The EU roadmap for making the economy sustainable by reducing greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050 and by at least...
05.2

Antitrust, Sustainability, and Living Wages/Living Incomes

Some of the biggest challenges the world faces require companies to work together, e.g. the provision of living wages. This cooperation sometimes...
06.2

The Antitrust Car Emissions Investigation in the U.S. – Some Thoughts...

Cooperation with and in the private sector to achieve positive environmental changes can come into conflict with competition laws. A recent example...
07.2

The Difficulty of Conversations About Sustainability and European Competition Law

Starting off with an imaginary, but reality-grounded conversation between two fairly reasonable competition law persons – obviously with opposing views for it...
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Up in the Air: Airlines and Competition Policy in Times of...

By Georgiana Pop & Gonçalo Coelho (World Bank Group)1   Introduction The COVID-19 outbreak took a swift but tremendous toll on the airline industry. In the course...
health

Expectations for Healthcare Mergers During the Pandemic

By Andrew Elzinga, Avigail Kifer & Arthur Corea-Smith (Cornerstone Research)1   Trends in merger investigations related to the current COVID-19-induced downturn may be too new to...
Intellectual Property

Comparable Agreements and the “Top-Down” Approach to FRAND Royalties Determination

By Haris Tsilikas, LLM (Max Planck Institute)1   I. Introduction The development of innovative standards hinges on a vibrant ecosystem of standardization inducing private investment by allowing...
Canada

Is the Rest of the World Moving Toward the Canadian Approach...

By Lawrence P. Schwartz, Ph.D. (Former Lay Member, Canadian Competition Tribunal)1   In one of his last public speeches, former Commissioner of Competition John Pecman proclaimed...

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