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AKZO presumption of dominance: Time to abandon?

AKZO presumption of dominance: Time to abandon?

To quote this paper: J. Kupčík, “AKZO presumption of dominance: Time to abandon?”, Competition Forum, 2021, n°0025, https://competition-forum.com. I. Introduction EU competition law has been and still is relying primarily on market shares for an analysis of a dominant...

Time for sustainable EU competition law enforcement

Time for sustainable EU competition law enforcement

Resume: Market and price mechanisms are not perfect or complete. Instead market actors generate significant negative externalities, but these are clearly not fully reconciled solely by non-antitrust regulation, unlike often argued. Current competition law enforcement...

State aid and European public policy objectives

State aid and European public policy objectives

Resume: While the European State aid rules mainly aim at avoiding subsidy races between Member States in the internal market, they have increasingly been used by the European Commission to further its own public policy objectives. The European Court of Justice’s...

Interview of Viktoria H. S. E. Robertson on her book: ‘Competition Law’s Innovation Factor: The Relevant Market in Dynamic Contexts in the EU and the US’ (Hart Publishing 2020)

Interview of Viktoria H. S. E. Robertson on her book: ‘Competition Law’s Innovation Factor: The Relevant Market in Dynamic Contexts in the EU and the US’ (Hart Publishing 2020)

Summary: Viktoria H. S. E. Robertson is Professor at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, where she heads the Research Group on Competition Law and Digitalization. She is also Professor of International Antitrust Law at the University of Graz, and Course...

The growing convergence of audiovisual markets

The growing convergence of audiovisual markets

Resume: New technologies have changed the way we consume. "Faster, anytime, anywhere" could be the slogan of this new era. The audiovisual sectoris no exception to this trend. The historical model of media broadcasting rules and calendarhas been abolished in favour of...