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EU: EC confirms May ethylene dawn raids

The European Commission confirmed on Wednesday that on May 16, 2017, it had raided several companies in several Member States regarding suspected cartel violations...

EU Merger Policy after the 2004 Reform: More Economic Approach, Fewer...

Posted by Social Science Research Network EU Merger Policy after the 2004 Reform: More Economic Approach, Fewer Challenges By Federico Mini Abstract:     I conduct an empirical...

Presumptions in EU Competition Law

Posted by Social Science Research Network Presumptions in EU Competition Law By Cyril Ritter (DG Comp) Abstract:     A presumption is usually defined as using a known...
Geo-Blocking Between Competition Law And Regulation

Geo-Blocking Between Competition Law And Regulation

By Giorgio Monti & Gonçalo Coelho - The Digital Agenda is one of the key pillars of the EU’s industrial policy. One of its aims is...
Smartphones

Mobile Fixation? A Review of Recent EC Decisions in the Telecoms...

By Sascha Schubert - The EU telecoms sector has gone through several years of intense M&A activity, characterized by horizontal 4:3 mobile consolidation on the one...
M&A

Telecoms Mergers under the EU Merger Regulation: A New Frame of...

By Antonio Bavasso & Dominic Long - The Commission has developed a rich decisional practice in response to a wave of consolidation in the telecoms sector....
5G

The Advent of 5G: Should Technological Evolution Lead to Regulatory Revolution?

By Peter Alexiadis & Tony Shortall - A question which the authors seek to address is whether the broad political commitment to fulfilling 5G objectives across...
Rebates: Formalism, Effects and the Real World

Rebates: Formalism, Effects and the Real World

By Lia Vitzilaiou - Rebates by dominant undertakings are a controversial area in competition law. While they can be part of genuine price competition and lead...
Interim Relief And Protection Of Confidential Information In Eu Cartel Decisions: A New Love Story?

Interim Relief And Protection Of Confidential Information In Eu Cartel Decisions:...

By Kyriakos Fountoukakos & Camille Puech-Baron - Imagine you are the lawyer advising a multinational company that was sanctioned by the European Commission for participating...
Has the Dust Settled for Cartel Settlements?

Has the Dust Settled for Cartel Settlements?

By Marieke Datema & Chris Bryant - This article examines some of the issues that have arisen in relation to the European Commission’s settlement procedure and how settlement cases...
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