European Competition Law Purchasing Alliances

European Competition Law Scrutiny of Purchasing Alliances

It seems undeniable that within the EU interest is growing in purchasing alliances and particularly in the grocery retail sector. However, care must be...
Towards Inclusive Competition Analyses The Questions We Overlook

Towards Inclusive Competition Analyses: The Questions We Overlook

One of the stated goals of competition policy and antitrust enforcement is to maintain balance and fairness in markets by preventing harm from unchecked...
First Steps of the New Merger Control Regime in Uruguay

First Steps of the New Merger Control Regime in Uruguay

By Alejandro Alterwain1 A new merger control regime entered into force in Uruguay on April 12, 2020. This article describes its main features and enforcement...
Long Tail or Bottleneck: What’s Next for Spotify?

Long Tail or Bottleneck: What’s Next for Spotify?

This paper discusses the evolution of the music industry in the digital era, the emergence of interactive streaming, and the strategy behind the Spotify...

Regulating Online Platforms: A Balanced Approach for South Korea – Transcript...

Below, we have provided the full Korean translation of the transcript of our panel discussion Regulating Online Platforms: A Balanced Approach for South Korea....
The Battles Between Google, Facebook, and News Media Proprietors Over Fair Value Exchange for News Content

The Battles Between Google, Facebook, and News Media Proprietors Over Fair...

Google and Facebook have been in high profile dispute in Australia as to implementation of a news bargaining code promoted by a competition regulator,...
Antitrust Guidelines for the Platform Economy in the Era of Enhanced Antitrust Scrutiny

Antitrust Guidelines for the Platform Economy in the Era of Enhanced...

On February 7, 2021, the Anti-Monopoly Commission of the State Council of China released the Antitrust Guidelines for the Platform Economy Field (“Platform Guidelines”)....
2021 Antitrust Horizons: Letting Go While Holding on to Hope

2021 Antitrust Horizons: Letting Go While Holding on to Hope

The severe economic crisis resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic required that antitrust authorities worldwide revise parameters and views that guided their performance during the...
Data Interoperability Open Banking Experience

Why Data Interoperability Is Harder Than It Looks: The Open Banking...

Many people hope that data interoperability can increase competition, by making it easier for customers to switch and multi-home across different products. The UK’s...
Could (China-Based) Arbitration Save the FRAND Rate Setting Game?

Could (China-Based) Arbitration Save the FRAND Rate Setting Game?

This article aims to contribute to the debate on the practical solution to the stalemate repeatedly encountered in intellectual property disputes concerning FRAND rate-setting...
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