‘The Big Chill’? A Comparative Analysis of Effects-Based Tests for Misuse of Market Power

Posted by Social Science Research Network ‘The Big Chill’? A Comparative Analysis of Effects-Based Tests for Misuse of Market Power By Katharine Kemp (University of New South Wales) Abstract:     In November 2016, the Australian government recently made the controversial announcement that it plans to amend the prohibition of misuse of market power in section […]

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

CRCAL Presents: Second Training on Competition for Latin American Judges

Jul 22, 2013 CRCAL Presents: Second Training on Competition for Latin American Judges – Alain De Remes (Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo) & Rodrigo Ríos (CRCAL) (Click here for a PDF version of the article.) Following the success of its first seminar in spring of this year, the Regional Competition Center for Latin America (CRCAL for […]

Developments in New Zealand Competition Law and Policy

Mark Berry, Feb 13, 2013 The New Zealand Commerce Commission is an independent statutory body with responsibility for enforcing competition law. The Commerce Act 1986 prohibits anticompetitive behavior and structures in markets. It applies broadly across the economy, including the public sector. The NZCC also enforces consumer legislation and is the industry-specific economic regulator for […]

The Unilateral Conduct Working Group: You be the Judge – Scrutinizing a Loyalty Discount & Rebate Case

Cynthia Lewis Lagdameo, Charles Webb, Jul 14, 2011 Pricing has never been more complex for companies operating across national borders. In addition to considerations arising from local supply and demand conditions and factors such as national tax laws and exchange rates, companies operating internationally must also take into account the potential effects that different countries’ […]

Competition and Innovation: Dangerous “Myopia” of Economists in Antitrust?

Christian Ewald, Nov 01, 2008 It seems fairly unlikely that the seminal papers of Professor Joseph A. Schumpeter would today have a good chance to be published in one of the leading journals specialized in industrial organization. This judgment, however, is a remarkable contrast with his still profound relevance in the world of antitrust. His […]