International Capital Flows, Structural Change and The Illegality of the ‘Sharing Economy’

Posted by Social Science Research Network International Capital Flows, Structural Change and The Illegality of the ‘Sharing Economy’ By Michael C. I. Nwogugu Abstract:     During the last fifteen years, the “Sharing Economy” (which includes Airbnb; Apple; Alibaba, Uber; Lyft; Ebay; Didi Chuxing; HomeAway, etc.) has blossomed across the world, triggered structural changes in industries […]

The Sharing Economy Meets the Sherman Act: Is Uber a Firm, a Cartel, or Something in Between?

Posted by Social Science Research Network The Sharing Economy Meets the Sherman Act: Is Uber a Firm, a Cartel, or Something in Between? By Mark Anderson (University of Idaho) & Max Huffman (Indiana University) Abstract:      The sharing economy is a new industrial structure that is made possible by instantaneous internet communication and changes […]

The sharing economy: Regulation and the EU competition law

Posted by Social Science Research Network The sharing economy: Regulation and the EU competition law By Deni Vitković (European Commission) Abstract:     This article addresses a phenomenon of the sharing economy regulation and the European Union competition law concerns its business models encounter or are likely to face in the foreseeable future. The first part […]

CPI TALKS: Interview with FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny – July 2016

CPI TALKS: Interview with FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny – July 2016

In this interesting interview, Commissioner McSweeny addresses questions concerning unilateral conduct section investigations, the Sunshine laws, the Sharing economy andBrexit, among other topics. You can also watch the video of the interview at: https://vimeo.com/competitionpolicyint

CPI Talks: Interview with José María Marín, President of the Spanish Competition Authority, Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia.

CPI Talks: Interview with José María Marín, President of the Spanish Competition Authority, Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia.

In this issue, CPI interviews President José María Marín about hot debated issues in Spain and Europe like new business models and the sharing economy, where the Spanish regulator recently released a thorough study on these subjects. We question Jose María about the preliminary findings, the likely opposition the CNMC faced by the government and […]

CPI Talks: Interview with Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, Commissioner for Competition of the European Union

CPI Talks: Interview with Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, Commissioner for Competition of the European Union

In this issue CPI interviews Commissioner Margrethe Vestager about public consultations, recent controversial investigations, common EU approach in certain subjects, regulation of platforms and multi-sided markets and much more. Additionally, in this issue our readers could also enjoy the video-interview with Commissioner Vestager.  

CPI Talks: Interview with Judge Diane Wood, 2nd District Court, New York

CPI Talks: Interview with Judge  Diane Wood,  2nd District Court, New York

By courtesy of the Alianza por la Competencia, CIDAC & CIDE In this issue CPI interviews Judge Diane Wood about forthcoming judicial decisions, disruptive innovation, intellectual property, the role of economics in antitrust and more. CPI: What do you think will be the ‘Hot Topic’ issues in antitrust for the coming year? Diane Wood: The […]

Interview with Prof. Frederic Jenny

Interview with Prof. Frederic Jenny

Competition Policy International presents Interview with Prof. Frederic Jenny Interview with Prof. Frederic Jenny from Competition Policy International on Vimeo. Interview Transcript    Who is best placed to grant damages in competition cases, regular courts or specialised courts? FJ: I’m not sure I’d put it in those terms. It seems clear that courts in general […]