From the Editor

David Evans, Apr 30, 2009

From the Editor: Spring 2009

The contributors to this issue well deserve thanks from the editorial team and our readers.

Judicial Issues From Both Sides of the Atlantic

Vivien Rose, Apr 30, 2009

Margins of Appreciation: Changing Contours in Community and Domestic Case Law

This article considers the circumstances in which a court, faced with a challenge to a decision taken by a primary decision-maker, accords a margin of appreciation to that decision-maker by limiting the intensity of its review.

Ben Smulders, Apr 30, 2009

Institutional Aspects of European Commission Guidance in the Area of Antitrust Law

From an institutional law perspective, the question arises how to qualify the more than thirty existing communications, notices and guidelines which the Commission has issued in the area of antitrust law.

Vaughn Walker, Apr 30, 2009

Merger Trials: Looking for the Third Dimension

The judge´s task is less one of economic learning than it is of using the economic analysis to bring the evidence into sufficient focus to reach a decision.

Diane Wood, Apr 30, 2009

Square Pegs in Round Holes: The Interaction between Judges and Economic Evidence

The judge has no choice but to study the economic evidence that is presented by the parties and to come to a conclusion that is consistent with that evidence. This paper considers whether judges have been up to that task.

Merger Analysis and Enforcement

Orley Ashenfe


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