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CAN MACHINE LEARNING AID IN CARTEL DETECTION? - By Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz & Albert D. Metz

State Aid and Essential National Interest

By: Phedon Nicolaides (Lexxion) State aid should support outcomes that the market by itself cannot achieve. This implies that State aid that is restricted to only...
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EC OKs €202M Croatian Scheme To Support Companies in Tourism

The Croatian government will soon have available an amount of approximately €202 million (US$245.4 million) to support companies of all sizes in the sectors...

EU Approves Germany’s Coronavirus “Umbrella” Scheme

The European Commission has approved a German “umbrella” scheme to support the uncovered fixed costs of companies affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme...

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...
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The Long Arm of State Aid Law: Crushing Corporate Tax Avoidance

By Sandra Marco Colino (The Chinese University of Hong Kong) The sun is setting on the days when multinationals could establish intricate tax systems to...
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Vestager To Allow More State Aid To Boost Green Projects

European Union governments may be allowed to grant more state aid to projects that help the bloc achieve its climate goals, Europe’s antitrust chief...

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...
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Up in the Air: Airlines and Competition Policy in Times of...

By Georgiana Pop & Gonçalo Coelho (World Bank Group)1   Introduction The COVID-19 outbreak took a swift but tremendous toll on the airline industry. In the course...

EU Recommends Restricting Aid To Companies With Links To Tax Havens

The Commission has today recommended that Member States do not grant financial support to companies with links to countries that are on the EU's...
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EU Regulators Probe Czech State Aid

EU antitrust regulators launched an investigation into about €282 million (US$318 million) in Czech State aid granted to the country’s postal operator for providing...

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