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

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 the EU by 2025 can somehow be aligned with the technological changes that will be effected by this new technology and the regulatory changes that might be necessary to accommodate […]

Legal boundaries of Competition in the Area of Internet: Challenges and Judicial Responses

Zhu Li, March 20, 2016 Some new characteristics of competition in the Internet industry, e.g., competition for attention, innovation competition, cross-market competition etc., have brought about new challenges and difficulties for the legal regulation of competition. In virtue of the theoretical innovation and the innovation of law applicability, Chinese courts gave creative judicial responses in […]

New business models and competition enforcement: must we ride the tide of change?

Bruno Lasserre, March 20, 2016 New business models seem all-pervasive today, with the result that older forms of trade feel under constant threat. There is undoubtedly a surge in more intangible forms of innovation that rely on new ways of selling existing goods or services. Recent examples of exponential growth in revenues and market capitalization […]

CPI (9)1

In this issue: In the Spring 2013 issue of Competition Policy International we present a Symposium on Vertical Restraints, a Colloquium on Antitrust and Regulation, and a pair of articles on the use of economic evidence in private litigation in China. Our Classic for this issue is Lee Benham’s “The Effects of Advertising and the […]

The FTC at 100: The Need for Improvement in Advertising and Privacy Regulation

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Howard Beales, May 13, 2014 The FTC’s consumer protection mission is closely related to the Commission’s role in protecting competitive markets, because markets organize and drive our economy. Consumer protection policy can profoundly enhance the vast economic benefits of competition by strengthening the […]

Regulating the Credit Rating Agencies? Less Would Be More

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Lawrence White, Jan 28, 2014 The three major credit rating agencies -Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s , and Fitch-continue to receive widespread media and policy attention. Since 2008 the Securities and Exchange Commission has expanded its regulation of the CRAs-partly on its own initiative […]

Competition Between Credit Rating Agencies: A Brazilian Point of View

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Claudio Ribeiro de Lucinda, Jan 28, 2014 One of the most important issues in finance and, more specifically, in corporate finance, is the informational problems that plague financial contracting relationships-what information does each party need to know. A sizeable part of the literature […]

An Emerging Consensus on Minority Shareholdings?

Oct 24, 2013 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) presents: An Emerging Consensus on Minority Shareholdings? by Alec Burnside (Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP) and Nandu Machiraju (Associate, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP)* (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) Intro by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) With […]

Fourth issue “From Collusion to Competition”

Welcome to the November Issue of our cartel column, “From Collusion To Competition.” This month’s issue is particularly special to me as it comes from beautiful Portugal, my native country. For that reason, our column will present three rather than two articles. Our first article is by Professor Manuel Sebastião, the President of the Portuguese […]