‘How Tech Rolls’: Potential Competition and ‘Reverse’ Killer Acquisitions

By: Cristina Caffarra (OECD On The Level) Agencies are paying more attention than ever to mergers where there is no loss of immediate competition, but...

Merger Enforcement in Dynamic and Innovative Markets

By Pedro Gonzaga, OECD on the Level Modern competition dynamics are challenging the work of competition authorities all around the world. Merger enforcement, in particular,...
Law and Justice

Facebook @ BGH

By Ruprecht Podzsun (D'Kart) Before today’s decision by the Bundesgerichtshof, the German Federal Supreme Court (BGH) in the Facebook case, we in my team had...

Apple v. Commission: The Verdict’s In

By: Mike Lane & Isabel Taylor (Slaughter & May) The victory for Apple and Ireland in their €13bn State aid dispute with the European Commission raises...
Law

Anticompetitive Effects in EU Competition Law

By Pablo Ibañez Colomo (Chilling Competition) I have uploaded a new paper on ssrn (see here) on Anticompetitive Effects in EU Competition Law. What was the impetus...
Merger

Nigeria’s Foreign-to-Foreign Merger Control Regime

By: Michael-James Currie & Camilla Johnson (African Antitrust) Antitrust enforcement is on the rise across Africa. Many jurisdictions are developing competition authorities and endorsing legislation with...

Blog o’ Blogs August

As major policy shifts unrelated to Antitrust loom once again over several of the world's large and emerging economies, Competition theorists have had a...

South Africa’s Second Price Gouging Case: Dis-Chem Penalised for Excessive Pricing...

By:Michael-James Currie & John Oxenham (African Antitrust) On 14 July 2020, the South African Competition Tribunal published its written reasons in relation to its decision...

Shaping The ‘She-covery’: Using Gender Inclusive Competition Policy to Build Back...

By: Chris Pike (OECD On The Level) The unfolding health and economic consequences of the COVID-19 crisis have once again thrown the spotlight on the...
Network effects

The Debate On Big Tech- We Can Do Better

By Alfonso Lamadrid (Chilling Competition) The debate about the role of technology and technology companies in the economy and in society is inevitable, and...

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