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The ‘Dutch clause’ of EUMR – An Overview

The ‘Dutch clause’ of EUMR – An Overview

Resume: Article 22 of the EU Merger Regulation allows EU member states to ask the Commission to examine a concentration not meeting the EU thresholds. Especially in the light of the Commission’s recent switch to expansive interpretation and use of the said Article 22,...

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...