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Competition Advocacy in France: A Leverage for Compliance with EU Law?

Liza Bellulo, Jun 28, 2013 The Autorité de la concurrence has been entrusted with an advisory role for 26 years, but since 2008 this function...

Italian and European Merger Review: Are There Differences and, If Yes,...

Alessandra Tonazzi, Jun 28, 2013 In a general report issued at the beginning of October 2012, the Italian Competition Authority ("ICA") proposed to introduce some...

Same Rules, Double Enforcement: A Comparative Analysis of European Union and...

Francesco Russo, Claudio Tesauro, Jun 28, 2013 Competition law enforcement in the European Union is based on a system of parallel competences in which the...

Not Enough Girls in the Club: The European Antitrust Approach Towards...

Christian Ahlborn, Christoph Barth, Jun 17, 2013 Long before the era of e-commerce, girls would be let into nightclubs for free (or get bonus drinks)...

The Troika’s Influence on Irish Competition Policy

Sinead Eaton, Jun 13, 2013 When extending the bailout facility availed of by Ireland, the International Monetary Fund, European Central Bank, and Commission of the...

A Bananas Judgment: Denying a Parent Company Access to a Related...

Laura Atlee, May 14, 2013 Back in 2007 the European Commission ("EC") initiated proceedings against a number of companies involved in the banana market alleging...

Hurry Up and Wait

Stephen Kinsella, Mar 19, 2013 In this issue we have a range of articles and perspectives on how interim measures can work in antitrust proceedings....

From Microsoft to Google Continued Divergence in Transatlantic Antitrust Settlements?

Jose Gonzalez-Magaz, William Gordon, Mar 28, 2013 Parties seeking dual settlements with the European Commission and the U.S. antitrust agencies are challenged by their differing...

A Plea for Plea Bargaining Closing the Gaps Between the EU’s...

Ken Daly, Mar 28, 2013 In laudable efforts to increase its output, the European Commission has developed three tools-leniency, settlements, and commitments-to help it discover...

You Made a Pledge, Then Keep Your Promise: Article 9 Commitments...

Paul McGeown, Juliette Orologas, Mar 28, 2013 Until the European Commission slapped a U.S. $730 million fine on Microsoft at the beginning of March 2013...
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