Competition Advocacy: from Barriers to Prosperity – Takeaways from 2019 ICN Advocacy Workshop in Kyiv, Ukraine

Competition Advocacy: from Barriers to Prosperity  – Takeaways from 2019 ICN Advocacy Workshop in Kyiv, Ukraine

Competition Advocacy: from Barriers to Prosperity – Takeaways from 2019 ICN Advocacy Workshop in Kyiv, Ukraine – By Matthew Wong (Hong Kong Competition Commission)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   The biannual ICN Advocacy Workshop was fully completed on March 1, 2019, in the historic city of Kyiv. Under the theme of […]

Merger Review in the 2020s: Do Digitalization and Globalization Change the Analysis?

Merger Review in the 2020s: Do Digitalization and Globalization  Change the Analysis?

Merger Review in the 2020s: Do Digitalization and Globalization Change the Analysis? – By Toshiko Igarashi (Japan Fair Trade Commission)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article.   On November 7 and 8, 2018, ICN Merger Working Group held the fifteenth ICN Merger Workshop, in Tokyo, hosted by the Japan Fair Trade Commission. Over […]

ICN Unilateral Conduct Workshop: Stellenbosch, South Africa

ICN Unilateral Conduct Workshop: Stellenbosch, South Africa

ICN Unilateral Conduct Workshop: Stellenbosch, South Africa – by Cynthia Lagdameo (US Federal Trade Commission)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article.   More than 150 lawyers and economists from nearly 35 jurisdictions came together on November 1-2 for a workshop on unilateral conduct in Stellenbosch, South Africa.2 The workshop was organized by the ICN’s […]

ICN Training on Demand: the world’s competition law experts are just a click away.

ICN Training on Demand: the world’s competition law experts are just a click away. – By Kristina Mulligan (US Federal Trade Commission)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article.   Launched in 2011, the International Competition Network’s Training on Demand project (ITOD) sought to meet the need for accessible training materials that competition agencies can […]

CRESSE Summer School Interview With CPI

CRESSE Summer School Interview With CPI

In May, CPI conducted in interview with Yannis Katsoulacos, the founder and organizer of the CRESSE Annual International Summer School and Conference in Competition and Regulation, concerning the history, impact and future of the summer school and conference.     CRESSE Summer School Interview With CPI Yannis Katsoulacos1 May 2018 [1] Athens University of Economics […]

Report on the ICN’s 17th annual conference

Report on the ICN’s 17th annual conference

Report on the ICN’s 17th annual conference – By Olaf Wrede (Bundeskartellamt) Click here for a PDF version of the article.   The International Competition Network (ICN) held its 17th annual conference on March 21-23, 2018, hosted by the Competition Commission of India (CCI). Nearly 500 participants from more than 70 jurisdictions attended the conference, including representatives […]

From student-athletes to employee-athletes: why a ‘pay for play’ model of college sports would not necessarily make educational scholarships taxable

Posted by Social Science Research Network From student-athletes to employee-athletes: why a ‘pay for play’ model of college sports would not necessarily make educational scholarships taxable By Marc Edelman (City University of New York) Abstract:     In recent years, numerous commentators have called for the National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”) to relax its rules prohibiting […]

AUG-12(2)

During this month, we’ve been publishing papers from competition authorities describing ways to educate an audience that may not even understand what “competition policy” is. Part of the surprise has been the actual diversity of those audiences – not just the public, but fellow agencies, judges, and even other authorities. And as the Brazilians and […]

AUG-12(1)

It’s far cheaper not to commit the crime then commit it and get caught. So it’s no surprise that the savvier competition authorities spend time and resources on outreach and advocacy. Given a myriad of audiences, however, it’s not easy. There are the obvious public and corporate constituencies, but fellow government agencies are just as […]

Review of Elhauge & Geradin´s Global Competition Law and Economics

Nov 05, 2007 Professors Einer Elhauge and Damien Geradin begin the preface to their new casebook, Global Competition Law and Economics, by observing that no one would think of writing a casebook on Massachusetts antitrust law. They then suggest that for similar reasons an approach to antitrust law based on a single legal system is […]

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