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Data Accumulation and the Privacy-Antitrust Interface: Insights from the Facebook Case...

Posted by Social Science Research Network Data Accumulation and the Privacy-Antitrust Interface: Insights from the Facebook Case for the EU and the US  By Giuseppe Colangelo...

EU: Ryanair lodges complaints with German and EU Competition authorities

Ryanair has lodged competition complaints with the German Bundeskartellamt and the European Commission (EC) regarding the “obvious conspiracy playing out in Germany between the...

EU: Vestager warns against using algorithms for price collusion

Europe's antitrust chief warned companies against using algorithms to block rivals or form cartels, saying she may slap heftier fines on them if they...

Germany: Lufthansa may lease aircraft from Air Berlin

The Bundeskartellamt has cleared the wet-lease agreement on 38 passenger aircraft between Lufthansa and Air Berlin. The agreement was proactively notified by the parties...

Germany: Regulator clears HERE stake purchases by Intel

Germany's Federal Cartel Office said on Tuesday it had approved stake purchases in German digital mapping firm HERE by US chip maker Intel and...

Enforcement In Digital Markets

By Dr. Anna Blume Huttenlauch- Andreas Mundt, president of the German Federal Cartel Office (“FCO”), recently emphasized the important role of competition authorities in tackling...

Germany: Five furniture firms fined over price fixing

Germany’s national competition regulator, The Federal Cartel Office, has fined five furniture manufacturers for price fixing in the resale of furniture on retailers. The fines...

How Many “Likes” for the German Facebook Antitrust Probe?

By Dr. Anna Blume Huttenlauch - The German Federal Cartel Office caused quite a stir, not only among antitrust lawyers, when it recently announced that it...

CPI Talks: Interview with Andreas Mundt, President of the Bundeskartellamt

In this issue CPI interviews Andreas Mundt about the recent report on Market Power in the Digital Markets, the joint report with the French...

Price Signaling: Deciphering the Shipping Forecast

By Lilly Fiedler & Nicholas Frey - This article discusses the state of the law and the increased regulatory interest in price signaling. The authors consider the recent proposed...

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