The EU’s Digital Markets Act (DMA)

By Georgios Petropoulos1   On December 15, 2020, the European Commission announced its Digital Markets Act (“DMA”), a proposal for the ex ante regulation for the...

Antitrust Chronicle – Interoperability

Dear Readers, Interoperability has long been a controversial issue in antitrust law and related regulatory disciplines. The concept refers, essentially, to the ability for systems controlled...

A Step Forward or Backward: The Court’s Application of Geographic Market...

The Federal Trade Commission and the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General recently challenged a proposed hospital system merger in the Philadelphia, PA area as...
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Data Sharing between WhatsApp and Facebook: The CCI Opens an Investigation...

By Parumita Pal and Hrishav Kumar*   Introduction The switch from traditional brick-and-mortar business models to rapidly a evolving digital mode of doing business has impacted...
WhatsApp 2021 Privacy Policy India

WhatsApp’s 2021 Privacy Policy – Update from India

By G. R. Bhatia & Aaditya Ranbir Sahgal1 Competition regulators around the world have taken note of WhatsApp’s proposed 2021 Privacy Policy and Terms of...

On Their Silver Anniversary, It’s Time to Burnish the Healthcare Guidelines

Twenty-five years have passed since the United States Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission last revised their Statements of Antitrust Enforcement Policy...

CPI Talks… with KFTC Chairperson Joh Sung-wook

In this edition of CPI Talks… we have the pleasure of speaking with Ms. Joh Sung-wook, Chairperson of the Korea Fair Trade Commission (“KFTC”). Thank...
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The CCPA and the GDPR Are Not the Same: Why You...

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) are milestone pieces of legislation, in major markets, one on...

EU Court of Justice Rules on Lundbeck Patent Settlement Agreements

On March 25, 2021, the Court of Justice of the European Union published its judgments in the Lundbeck case. The CJEU dismissed the parties’...
Steering Payment Cards Enforcement Advocacy

Steering in Payment Cards: Between Competition Enforcement and Competition Advocacy

By Andres Calderon1   For academics and practitioners of Competition Law, whenever one reads “Steering in payment cards,” Ohio v. American Express immediately comes to mind....

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