ICN’s Framework for Competition Agency Procedures, Part 1: What does the CAP mean for the ICN today?

ICN’s Framework for Competition Agency Procedures, Part 1: What does the CAP mean for the ICN today?

ICN’s Framework for Competition Agency Procedures, Part 1: What does the CAP mean for the ICN today? – By Paul O’Brien (Federal Trade Commission)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   On April 5, 2019, the ICN announced that it was creating a “Framework for Competition Agency Procedures,” referred to as the CAP.2 […]

Leave, Remain & Common Ground: Pragmatism in Dealing with Tech Giants

Leave, Remain & Common Ground: Pragmatism in Dealing with Tech Giants

April 2019 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: Leave, Remain & Common Ground: Pragmatism in Dealing with Tech Giants By Philip Marsden (College of Europe)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   In the last few years, a popular narrative is that the sky is […]

The scope of the Standstill Obligation in the EU Merger Control Regulation

The scope of the Standstill Obligation in the EU Merger Control Regulation

February 2019 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: The scope of the Standstill Obligation in the EU Merger Control Regulation By Bo Vesterdorf, Gitte Holtsø, & Anne-Marie Rosman Nielsen (Plesner Law Firm)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   In a ruling of May 31 […]

Regulatory Sandbox and Competition of Financial Technologies in Taiwan

Regulatory Sandbox and Competition of Financial Technologies in Taiwan

CPI Asia Column edited by Vanessa Yanhua Zhang (Global Economics Group) present: Regulatory Sandbox and Competition of Financial Technologies in Taiwan By Andy C. M. Chen (Chung Yuan Christian University)1 Click here for a pdf version of this article.   Financial technology, or “FinTech” for short, has become the buzzword for today’s digital economy. The rapid advancements […]

Why the Consumer Welfare Standard Remains the Best Guide for Promoting Competition

Why the Consumer Welfare Standard Remains the Best Guide for Promoting Competition

January 2019 Why the Consumer Welfare Standard Remains the Best Guide for Promoting Competition By Joe Kennedy (Information Technology and Innovation Foundation)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   Introduction The central goal of antitrust policy should be to maintain competitive markets so that companies feel continued pressure to improve quality, lower […]

CCI’S Guidance on Calculation of Turnover

CCI’S Guidance on Calculation of Turnover

CPI Asia Column edited by Vanessa Yanhua Zhang (Global Economics Group) present: CCI’S Guidance on Calculation of Turnover By Nandish Vyas and Geet Sawhney (Veritas Legal, India)1 Click here for a pdf version of this article.   The Competition Commission of India (CCI) recently amended its FAQ’s on combination (Amended Combination FAQs), published on its website,2 in […]

FTC Hearing #8: Common Ownership

FTC Hearing #8: Common Ownership

December 2018 FTC Hearing #8: Common Ownership By Noah Pinegar (Paul Hastings)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   The eighth of the FTC’s Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century, held at New York University School of Law on December 6, 2018, focused on common ownership.  Common ownership […]

The Omega Man or The Isolation of U.S. Antitrust Law

Posted by Social Science Research Network The Omega Man or The Isolation of U.S. Antitrust Law By Spencer Weber Waller (Loyola University of Chicago)   There is a classic science fiction novel and film that present a metaphor for the isolation of United States antitrust law in the current global context. Richard Mathiesson’s 1954 classic […]

The Consumer Welfare Debate Comes to the FTC Hearings: Who’s on the Right Side of History?

The Consumer Welfare Debate Comes to the FTC Hearings: Who’s on the Right Side of History?

November 2018 The Consumer Welfare Debate Comes to the FTC Hearings: Who’s on the Right Side of History? By Joseph V. Coniglio (Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati)1 Click here for a PDF version of the article   Introduction One of the greatest virtues of a consumer welfare standard is the ability to distinguish harm to […]

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