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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...

The Impulse to Condemn the Strange: Assessing Big Data in Antitrust

In current antitrust policy debates, it is almost a foregone conclusion that digital platforms’ collection and use of “big data” is a...
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COVID-19 and Competition Law – Companies Must Not Quarantine Competition Law...

By Christopher Thomas, Raphael Fleischer, Christian Ritz & Stefan Kirwitzke (Hogan Lovells)1 Competition law will not be at the top of companies’ agendas today. COVID-19...
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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...
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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...

Collective Bargaining in Times of Platform Work

Collective bargaining can help workers and companies adapt to the opportunities and challenges of a changing world of work. Even if to...
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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...
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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 Goals of Competition Law Debate and Competition Policy for Labor...

In recent years there has been an upsurge of interest in competition policy applied to labor markets. But the development of a...

The Bias Against Low-Wage Labor Markets in Merger Analysis

Why are labor harms so rarely pled in antitrust cases? One factor may be the bias against low-wage labor markets in merger...

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