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Will the Digital Markets Act Kill Innovation in Europe?

By Pierre Larouche* & Alexandre de Streel+   In December 2020, the European Commission proposed an ambitious new set of rules, the Digital Markets Act (“DMA”),1...
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Antitrust and Restrictions on Privacy in the Digital Economy

By Nicholas Economides (New York University) & Ioannis Lianos (University College London) We present a model of a market failure based on a requirement provision...

France Has New Deputy Head Of The Digital Economy Unit

Elodie Vandenhende has been appointed to the newly created position of Deputy Head of the Digital Economy Unit, at Autorite de la Concurrence. The Digital...
ANTITRUST IS POISED FOR CHANGE

Antitrust is Poised for Change: How Far Will It Go?

A lively debate about the effectiveness of current antitrust laws and enforcement capabilities has erupted in the U.S., focused in particular on the competitiveness...
THE HOUSE REPORT

Competition — And Competition Policy — In Digital Markets: The House...

The House Antitrust Subcommittee Report makes clear the weakness not just of competition in the tech sector, but also of competition policy toward the...
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Rebooting Digital Market Power

By David Teece & Henry Kahwaty1   I. Introduction The European Commission is considering legislative proposals to address the perceived market power of online platforms. The proposals...

Vertical Restraints in a Digital World

The subject of vertical restraints is well-trod territory in antitrust. Most of the cases, and economic literature, have focused, however, on the physical world...

Regulation in the Digital Economy. Is Ex-Ante Regulation of ‘Gatekeepers’ An...

By Christophe Carugati (Université Paris II) The European Commission (hereinafter “the Commission”) recently released two Inception Impact Assessments (IIA) and public consultations on a possible...

Antitrust Regulation in the Digital Economy

I distinguish between data-based digital antitrust cases and non data-based cases. So far, the emphasis has been on traditional cases where data did not...

Mergers in High-Tech: A Response to Critics

Faced with the growing power of tech giants, a number of antitrust analysts advocate for a reversal of the burden of proof in merger...

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