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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...

Interoperability: The Wrong Prescription for Platform Competition

In this paper we assess the potential effects of recent proposals to mandate interoperability as a competition remedy for digital platforms. We find that...

Invigorating Competition in Social Networking: An Interoperability Remedy That Addresses Data...

The persistent dominance of Facebook has led many scholars and policymakers to generate proposals to invigorate competition in social networking. In this piece we...
INVESTIGATION OF COMPETITION IN DIGITAL MARKETS

The Investigation of Competition in Digital Markets: Looking in the Wrong...

The majority staff of the House Judiciary Committee recently released its Report and Recommendations (“MSRR”) following an investigation of competition in digital markets.  It...

Using the Portability and Other Required Transfers Impact Assessment (“PORT-IA”) in...

Data portability is attracting attention, especially due to recent portability laws in Europe and California, and the hope that it can reduce the market...

Online Search Competition and the Risk of Unintended Consequences of Data...

Mandatory access to digital platforms’ data is one of the remedies proposed to address potential failures in digital markets. In addition to the high...

Restoring Balance to Digital Competition – Sensible Rules, Effective Enforcement

By Philip Marsden & Rupprecht Podszun1   The EU Commission is stepping up efforts to come up with new regulations for digital gatekeepers. Executive Vice President...

Antitrust in an Election Year – Digital Platforms: In Need of...

Below, we have provided the full transcript of the panel discussion, Digital Platforms: In Need of Regulation?, from the third episode of our series,...
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Australian Regulator Expect a Growth In Messaging As Digital Platforms

Australians are increasingly turning to online private messaging services to keep in touch with each other, and are overwhelmingly choosing services provided by Facebook...
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Nordic Regulators Team Up On Memorandum On Digital Platforms

The Nordic competition authorities are publishing a joint memorandum setting out the Nordic perspective on issues of competition in digital markets. The Nordic competition authorities...

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