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Possible Problems in the Google Case

By Gregory J. Werden & Luke M. Froeb1   Google invented neither the search engine nor the Internet browser, but it made them better. Competing on...
The European and U.S. Approaches to Antitrust and Tech

The European and U.S. Approaches to Antitrust and Tech: Setting the...

The European and U.S. Approaches to Antitrust and Tech: Setting the Record Straight - A Reply to Gregory J. Werden and Luke M. Froeb’s...
Digital Data as an Essential Facility: Control

Digital Data as an Essential Facility: Control

This paper examines the question of data as an essential facility. It argues that rather than size being the biggest driver of data meeting...
“How Tech Rolls”: Potential Competition and “Reverse” Killer Acquisitions

“How Tech Rolls”: Potential Competition and “Reverse” Killer Acquisitions

Competition agencies are pivoting towards “loss of potential competition” theories of harm, especially in acquisitions by highly dominant companies of smaller/nascent players offering a...
Balancing Act

Revising the Competition Law Rulebook for Digital Markets in Europe: A...

By Kris Van Hove & Argyrios Papaefthymiou1   Introduction It is a truism to say that digitalisation has brought with it a revolution in economic life and...
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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...
Essential Facilities Fallacy: Big Tech, Winner-Take-All Markets, and Anticompetitive Effects

Essential Facilities Fallacy: Big Tech, Winner-Take-All Markets, and Anticompetitive Effects

There have been calls to treat data as an essential facility to reduce barriers to entry in the digital economy where a “winner-take-all” dynamic...
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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...
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Shortages, Price Hikes, and Profiteering: Pandemic Effects on UK Supermarkets and...

By Timothy Cowen (Preiskel & Co LLP)1   Summary The CMA has reported record numbers of complaints about business behavior since the pandemic and associated lockdown measures...
Germany

The New Abuse Rules in the German Competition Act – What’s...

By Dr. Thomas Weck (German Monopolies Commission)1 Digital platform markets pose novel issues when it comes to enforcing the competition rules. A draft bill...

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