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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...
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Colluding Through Smart Technologies: Understanding Agreements In The Age Of Algorithms

By Giuseppe Colangelo (University of Basilicata) & Francesco Mezzanotte (Roma Tre University) By affecting business strategies and consumers’ behavior, the wide-scale use of algorithms, prediction...
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...
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The ICN Scoping Paper on Big Data and Cartels: The Impact...

By Marianne Faessel (Autorité de la concurrence)1   As a global competition network, the International Competition Network (“ICN”) is keen to keep up with emerging competition...
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...
Some Reflections on Algorithms, Tacit Collusion, and the Regulatory Framework

Some Reflections on Algorithms, Tacit Collusion, and the Regulatory Framework

By John Moore, Etienne Pfister & Henri Piffaut Whether algorithms do increase the risk of tacit collusion remains very uncertain. Yet, if this is the...
Algorithms & Competition Law

Algorithms & Competition Law

This article considers how algorithms affect competition and what their implications are for competition policy. With the economy going digital a huge number of...
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...
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