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Papers written by academics regarding current issues debated in competition law

The abuse of a dominant position on alterning current

The abuse of a dominant position on alterning current

To quote this paper: V. GIOVANNINI, “The abuse of a dominant position on alternating current”, Competition Forum, 2022, n° 0038, https://competition-forum.com.What future for the abuse of dominant position? The future of European competition law is not only written at...

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,...

New chapter in the Google Shopping saga

New chapter in the Google Shopping saga

Resume: It's the end of the second round in the Google Shopping case, and the company has lost this battle again. The Commission had already imposed a serious penalty during its record decision in 2017. But this time it is the court that does not hesitate to confirm...

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...