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Algorithmic Collusion: Competition Implications and Anticompetitive Evidence in Brazil

Algorithmic Collusion: Competition Implications and Anticompetitive Evidence in Brazil

By Guilherme Mendes Resende1   Introduction The use of algorithms by companies is increasingly influencing business and the competitive environment. Pricing algorithms, for instance, enable companies to...
Do Algorithms Communicate With Each Other and What Does This Mean for the Application of Competition/Antitrust Law?

Do Algorithms Communicate With Each Other and What Does This Mean...

One of the issues for discussion among scholars of competition law in the digital space is collusion, and the ineffectiveness of competition law to...
Pricing Algorithms and Collusion Is There Clarity on What Corporations May Be on the Hook For?

Pricing Algorithms and Collusion: Is There Clarity on What Corporations May...

A significant focus has been placed on whether pricing algorithms facilitate collusion and whether this should be the central focus of competition authorities. Opinions...
Algorithms and Competition in a Digitalized World

Algorithms and Competition in a Digitalized World

Focusing in particular on the impact of algorithms, this essay demonstrates ways in which the peculiarities of the digital economy are reflected in the...
Algorithmic Collusion: A Real Problem for Competition Policy?

Algorithmic Collusion: A Real Problem for Competition Policy?

By Emilio Calvano, Giacomo Calzolari, Vincenzo Denicolò & Sergio Pastorello Recently, antitrust authorities started to worry about the possible consequences of algorithmic pricing. Indeed, we...
Algorithms in Contemporary EU Competition Enforcement: Evolution Before Revolution?

Algorithms in Contemporary EU Competition Enforcement: Evolution Before Revolution?

Algorithms perform a variety of functions within digital ecosystems, many of which have the potential to impact the effective operation of competition in these...
Combating Anti-Competitive Behavior Involving Algorithms: Platform Design and Organizational Process

Combating Anti-Competitive Behavior Involving Algorithms: Platform Design and Organizational Process

By Justin P. Johnson, Andrew Rhodes & Matthijs Wildenbeest In this article we examine anti-competitive effects associated with algorithms and what can be done about...
A Few Reflections on the Recent Case Law on Algorithmic Collusion

A Few Reflections on the Recent Case Law on Algorithmic Collusion

By Claudia Patricia O’Kane & Ioannis Kokkoris The article discusses the limited number of cases where the use of algorithms was found to be a...
(Mis)understanding Algorithmic Collusion

(Mis)understanding Algorithmic Collusion

For a few years now, there has been a lot of talk about pricing algorithms and their potential for collusion. This article first provides...
The Australian Competition and Consumer Act 2.0: Is the New Concerted Practices Prohibition an Effective Patch to Address Algorithmic Collusion?

The Australian Competition and Consumer Act 2.0: Is the New Concerted...

Pricing algorithms can be deployed as a tool to facilitate collusion and therefore cause consumer harm. Where this happens, the conduct may not necessarily...
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