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The Transaction Value Threshold in Germany – Experiences with the New...

By Dr. Martin Sauermann, CFA (Bundeskartellamt)1 Introduction The takeover of WhatsApp by Facebook in 2014 was widely perceived as an eye-opener in...

CPI EU News: FCO Facebook Quadriptych

March 2019 CPI EU News Column edited by Thibault Schrepel, Sam Sadden & Jan Roth (CPI) presents: CPI EU News: FCO Facebook Quadriptych In early February 2019, the...

EU: EC publishes TenneT decision

On Friday, December 7, the European Commission announced that it has adopted a decision rendering legally binding commitments offered by German grid operator TenneT...

How to Reform the Law on Abusive Practices: The study that...

September 2018 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: How to Reform the Law on Abusive Practices: The study that...

New merger control guidelines for transaction value thresholds in Austria and...

July 2018 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: New merger control guidelines for transaction value thresholds in Austria and...

Germany/US: Sanofi gets US, German nods for Ablynx deal

On Thursday, March 1, Sanofi announced that it has received antitrust clearances in the US and Germany in connection with its proposed acquisition of...

Transposition of the Antitrust Damages Directive into German Law

Posted by Social Science Research Network Transposition of the Antitrust Damages Directive into German Law By Christian Kersting (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf) Abstract:     The article discusses...

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...

The Effectiveness of Competition Authorities: Four Questions

Roderick Meiklejohn, Sep 11, 2014 When comparing national competition authorities, four questions arise: How great is the risk that the government's powers of appointment could...

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