Disruptors and Discontented Incumbents: An Antitrust Story Retold

Disruptors in new economy industries typically enter markets that have yet to be delineated. They are the undertakings pushing the industry to...

Ridesharing Platforms and the Long Tail of Mobility

Uber and Lyft are the poster children of digitally-enabled ride-sharing companies. But these intra-urban on-demand services are not the only ones disrupting...
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The Relevant Market for Travel Agency Services – Online vs. Offline

By Nandish Vyas and Geet Sawhney (Veritas Legal)1 In a major shift from its earlier stand, the Competition Commission of India (“CCI”) has, in its...

A Ringing Endorsement of “Regulatory Humility”: The New U.S. Statement on...

By James F. Rill, Dina Kallay & James G. Kress1 I. INTRODUCTION On December 19, 2019, with little fanfare, the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division...
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European Court of Justice Paroxetine Ruling Provides Guidance on Patent Settlement...

Jan Blockx (University of Antwerp)1 Introduction Twelve years ago, on January 15, 2008, the European Commission used its power to conduct unannounced inspections in a sector...

Market Studies Arrive in New Zealand: First Learnings from the...

By Dr. Mark Berry (Barrister, Auckland)1 I. Introduction New Zealand has arrived late to the world of market studies. Legislation enabling the New Zealand Commerce Commission...
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The e-Commerce World after Coty – Competition Law Catch Up

By Marcin Trepka & Łucja Olszewska (DWF Poland)1 In recent years, as regards competition law, it is actually hard to find a more captivating topic...

Don’t Slice the Gordian Knot: Untangling Privilege Protection for Leniency...

By Amanda L. Butler & Robert B. Bell (Hughes Hubbard & Reed)1 A cartel participant that blows the whistle to the Antitrust Division can...
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Dominance Assessment in Two-Sided Platforms: Highlights from the ICN’s Webinar

By Valeria Losco (Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer)1 On October 22, the ICN Unilateral Conduct Working Group hosted the first in a series of webinars, “Dominance Assessment...

The Anticompetitive Effects of Covenants not to Compete

Covenants not to compete, which prevent workers from quitting their employer and moving to a competing employer, have ambiguous effects on welfare,...

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