Digital Platforms and Self-Preferencing

Digital Platforms and Self-Preferencing

Due to their global economic significance and their attitude to concentrating economic power, digital platforms have triggered an unprecedented competition policy debate, fragmented and...
Restoring Balance to Digital Competition – Sensible Rules, Effective Enforcement

Restoring Balance to Digital Competition – Sensible Rules, Effective Enforcement

By Philip Marsden & Rupprecht Podszun1   The EU Commission is stepping up efforts to come up with new regulations for digital gatekeepers. Executive Vice President...
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Enforcing Competition Law and Consumer Protection During the COVID-19 Pandemic in...

By Vellah Kedogo Kigwiru (Hochschule Für Politik)* I. Introduction This article discusses the measures and the actions that the Competition Authority of Kenya (“CAK”)...
EU COVID-19

Business Cooperation in Times of Emergency: The Role of Competition Law

Giorgio Monti (Tilburg Law and Economics Center)1   1. Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic has seen the Commission respond readily to state aid measures: protocols established in 2008...

The More Economic Judicature: How the General Court has Recalibrated the...

By Dr. Tilman Kuhn, & Prof. Dr. Stefan Thomas (White & Case LLP & Eberhard Karls University)1   Introduction In its first ever judgment dealing specifically with...
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...

The Court of Justice and Unlimited Jurisdiction: What Does it Mean...

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Bo Vesterdorf, Jun 30, 2009 The principal function of the Community Courts, the Court...
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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...
Japan COVID-19

Antitrust in Times of National and Global Emergencies

By Reiko Aoki (Japan Fair Trade Commission)1   Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic is being compared to the Spanish flu and other pandemics of the past. Past experiences...
Will the Digital Markets Act Kill Innovation in Europe

Will the Digital Markets Act Kill Innovation in Europe?

By Pierre Larouche* & Alexandre de Streel+   In December 2020, the European Commission proposed an ambitious new set of rules, the Digital Markets Act (“DMA”),1...
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