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Merger Control in the Digital Sector

Merger Control in the Digital Sector

November 10, 2022

In this new episode, Jennifer Baker (EU Policy and Tech Reporter) is interviewing Alden Abbott (George Mason University) on Merger Control in the Digital Sector.

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1. Lesli C. Esposito, Amy Pimentel, David Saunders, The US FTC institutes court action against a mobile app company for selling consumer location information (Kochava), 29 August 2022

2. US Federal Trade Commission, The US FTC seeks to block a Big Tech company’s acquisition of a popular virtual reality fitness app (Meta / Within), 27 July 2022

3. Pierre Larouche, Legislation on digital platform giants: The future of competition law?, February 2022

4. Frédéric Jenny, Competition law enforcement and regulation for digital ecosystems: Understanding the issues, facing the challenges and moving forward, September 2021

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The complex definition of fairness

The complex definition of fairness

September 8, 2022

In this new episode, Jennifer Baker (EU Policy and Tech Reporter) is interviewing Giuseppe Colangelo (University of Basilicata - Potenza, Stanford Law School) on the definition of fairness.

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1. Konstantina Bania, Sean-Paul Brankin, Jean Cattan, Francis Donnat, Damien Geradin, Martin d'Halluin, Pierre Larouche, Theano Karanikioti, Alexandre de Streel, Joëlle Toledano, Pat Treacy, Daniel Zimmer, The Digital Market Act, September 2022

2. Oles Andriychuk, Diane Coyle, David J. Gerber, Pier Luigi Parcu, Amelia Fletcher, Jorge Padilla, Salvatore Piccolo, Philip Lowe, Maurits J. F. M. Dolmans, Daniel Zimmer, Juliane Kokott, Ariel Ezrachi, Maurice Stucke, Svend Albæk, Hanna Schröder, Competition Overdose: Exploring the Limitations, searching for the treatment, February 2022

3. Eleanor M. Fox, Liber Amicorum, Antitrust Ambassador to the World, Fairness as a Counterpoint to Efficiency in Competition Policy?, p.308, October 2021

4. Fatma El-Zahraa Adel, Fairness in EU Competition Policy: Significance and Implications. An Inquiry into the Soul and Spirit of Competition Enforcement in Europe, Damien GERARD, Assimakis KOMNINOS et Denis WAELBROECK (dir.), February 2021

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Value of Ad-funded Businesses
A conversation with F. Jenny & E. Fox: Cross-border issues, new ways of thinking globally

A conversation with F. Jenny & E. Fox: Cross-border issues, new ways of thinking globally

July 12, 2022

In this new episode, Eleanor M. Fox (Professor, NYU School of Law) discusses with Frédéric Jenny (Chairman, OECD Competition Committee) Cross-border cooperation.

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- Eleanor M. Fox Liber Amicorum - Antitrust Ambassador To The World, PART III - Emerging Economies: Challenges and Opportunities

- Teresa Moreira, International cooperation in competition law enforcement: Is regional cooperation the best option for developing countries?September 2021Concurrences N° 3-2021, Art. N° 101384, www.concurrences.com

- Paula Farani de Azevedo Silveira and Paula de Andrade Baqueiro CADE, Rekindling Convergence: The Digital Economy and the Need for a Coherent and Convergent Global Competition Law Enforcement, Frédéric Jenny Liber Amicorum Volume II - Standing Up for Convergence and Relevance in Antitrust

- Harry First, Digital platforms and competition policy in developing countriesMay 2021Concurrences N° 2-2021, Art. N° 100660, www.concurrences.com

- European Competition Network Brief, The French Competition Authority accepts the commitments made by an online travel agency (Booking.com)10 December 2019e-Competitions December 2019, Art. N° 96208

A conversation with F. Jenny & E. Fox: Is the inclusion of public interest a good idea?

A conversation with F. Jenny & E. Fox: Is the inclusion of public interest a good idea?

December 16, 2021

In this new episode, Eleanor M. Fox (Professor, NYU School of Law) discusses with Frédéric Jenny (Chairman, OECD Competition Committee) Public interest.

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- Hellenic Competition Authority, The Hellenic Competition Authority initiates a public consultation process on the proposal to create a sandbox for sustainable development and competition in the national market, 12 July 2021, e-Competitions July 2021, Art. N° 101832

- Catherine Prieto, Laurence Idot, Emmanuel Combe, Anne Wachsmann, David Bosco, Etienne Pfister, Mathilde Poulain, Marie-Cecile Rameau, Josep M. Carpi Badia, Etienne Chantrel, Didier Theophile, Guy Canivet, Rafael P. Amaro, Henri Piffaut, Doris Hildebrand, Paulo Burnier Da Silveira, Fatma El-Zahraa Adel, The integration of public interest considerations in the application of competition rules (26 Nov 2020), May 2021, Concurrences N° 2-2021, Art. N° 100229, www.concurrences.com 

- ​​Christian Ritz, Oliver Cook, Florian von Schreitter, The EU Commission calls for contributions regarding the relationship between competition and sustainability policies, 13 October 2020, e-Competitions October 2020, Art. N° 97595 

- Andrea Cosnita-Langlais, On the law and economics of public interest defense for cartels, May 2020, Concurrences N° 2-2020, Art. N° 94324

- Simon Holmes, Consumer welfare, sustainability and competition law goals, May 2020, Concurrences N° 2-2020, Art. N° 93496, www.concurrences.com 

A conversation with F. Jenny & E. Fox - Mergers & Acquisitions: killer acquisitions, efficiencies…

A conversation with F. Jenny & E. Fox - Mergers & Acquisitions: killer acquisitions, efficiencies…

November 29, 2021

In this new episode, Eleanor M. Fox (Professor, NYU School of Law) discusses with Frédéric Jenny (Chairman, OECD Competition Committee, Paris / Professor, ESSEC Business School) Mergers & Acquisitions.

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- Pamela L. Taylor, Peter J. Love, Michael H. Knight, The US FTC announces its adjustments to the HSR Act threshold and determines which mergers and acquisitions must be reported to the federal government before consummation, 28 January 2020, e-Competitions January 2020, Art. N° 93565

- Jens Munk Plum, Prohibited mergers: An overview of EU and national case law, 3 March 2021, e-Competitions Prohibited mergers, Art. N° 87143

- Concurrences' webinar: Mergers & Acquisitions: How To Deal With Competition Requirements Before And After Closing?

- The EU Commission Opens An In-Depth Investigation Following Referral From Austria To Assess The Proposed Acquisition Of A Company Specialized In The Supply Of Customer Relationship Management Software By A Big Tech Company (Kustomer / Facebook)

- The US FTC Rescinds The 1995 Policy Statement That Limited Its Ability To Deter Problematic Mergers

A conversation with F. Jenny & E. Fox - Big Tech and competition law

A conversation with F. Jenny & E. Fox - Big Tech and competition law

November 15, 2021

In this new episode, Eleanor M. Fox (Professor, NYU School of Law) discusses with Frédéric Jenny (Chairman, OECD Competition Committee, Paris / Professor, ESSEC Business School) Big Tech and competition in the US and the EU.

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- Farouk Er-razki, Big Tech and the Digital Economy: The Moligopoly Scenario, Nicolas PETIT, February 2021, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 98935, pp. 266-267 

- European Commission, The EU Commission opens an investigation into possible abuse of dominance by a Big Tech company in the online advertising technology sector (Google), 22 June 2021, e-Competitions June 2021, Art. N° 101438 

- Italian Competition Authority, The Italian Competition Authority fines a Big Tech company 100 million euros for abusing its dominant position (Google / Enel X), 13 May 2021, e-Competitions May 2021, Art. N° 100968 

- Thomas Höppner, Max Volmar, Phillipp Westerhoff, The French Competition Authority fines a Big Tech company €220 million for abuse of a dominant position through self-preferencing in the ad tech industry (Google AdX / Google DoubleClick for Publishers), 7 June 2021, e-Competitions June 2021, Art. N° 102322

- Annette Printz Nielsen, Hans Svensson, Kim Kit Ow, Slawomir Szepietowski, Stefano Febbi, Konrad Siegler, Michael Jünemann, Kristiina Lehvilä, Ivan Sagál, Michelle Chan, Shane Barber, Joost van Roosmalen, Trystan Tether, Pauline Kuipers, Scott McInnes, Cathie-Rosalie Joly, Adrian Calvo, The Dutch Competition Authority publishes its report on the role of big techs in the payment market, 3 December 2020, e-Competitions December 2020, Art. N° 98180

- Marc Wiggers, Robin Struijlaart, The EU Court of Auditors encourages the Commission to tighten the screws on Big Tech, 19 November 2020, e-Competitions November 2020, Art. N° 98285

- Luis Blanquez, Steven J. Cernak, The US Congress marks up 6 newly proposed antitrust bills aimed at reigning in alleged anticompetitive and monopolistic conduct by Big Tech companies, 23 June 2021, e-Competitions June 2021, Art. N° 102097

- US Federal Trade Commission, The US FTC starts examining acquisitions by 5 Big Tech companies from the 2010-2019 period that were not reported to the antitrust agencies under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (Alphabet / Amazon / Apple / Facebook / Microsoft - 6(b) Platform Study), 11 February 2020, e-Competitions February 2020, Art. N° 95088

 

Dynamic Competition and potential entry in the digital space

Dynamic Competition and potential entry in the digital space

November 10, 2021

In this new episode, David J. Teece (Thomas W. Tusher Professor in Global Business at the University of California's Haas School of Business) is interviewed by Jennifer Baker (EU Policy and Tech Reporter) on "Dynamic competition and potential entry in the digital space".

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- Frédéric Jenny, Competition law enforcement and regulation for digital ecosystems: Understanding the issues, facing the challenges and moving forward , September 2021, Concurrences N° 3-2021, Art. N° 101662, pp. 38-62 

- Paula Ramada, Incentives to innovate in “product ecosystems”, May 2021, Concurrences N° 2-2021, Art. N° 100689, pp. 34-43

- Jay Modrall, The EU Commission publishes a proposal of the Digital Markets Act to regulate the so-called "gatekeeper platforms", 15 December 2020, e-Competitions December 2020, Art. N° 99435

- Michele Giannino, The Italian Competition Authority fines a Big Tech company for abusive conduct in the digital markets (Google / Enel), 27 April 2021, e-Competitions April 2021, Art. N° 100994

- Thomas Höppner, Max Volmar, Phillipp Westerhoff, The French Competition Authority fines a Big Tech company €220 million for abuse of a dominant position through self-preferencing in the ad tech industry (Google AdX / Google DoubleClick for Publishers), 7 June 2021, e-Competitions June 2021, Art. N° 102324

 

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A conversation with F. Jenny & E. Fox - What approach to the consumer welfare standard?

A conversation with F. Jenny & E. Fox - What approach to the consumer welfare standard?

October 28, 2021

In this new episode, Eleanor M. Fox (Professor, NYU School of Law) discusses with Frédéric Jenny (Chairman, OECD Competition Committee, Paris / Professor, ESSEC Business School) the role of the consumer welfare standard in competition law.

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- Joanna Christoforou, Frances M. Murphy, Michael Zymler, The UK Competition Authority publishes a paper on the impact of algorithms on competition in digital markets and consumer welfare, 19 January 2021, e-Competitions January 2021, Art. N° 99580

 

- Simon Holmes, Consumer welfare, sustainability and competition law goals, May 2020, Concurrences N° 2-2020, Art. N° 93496, www.concurrences.com 

 

- Cani Fernández, Paloma Martínez-Lage Sobredo, Cani Fernández: The priority is to strengthen mechanisms to guarantee effective competition in markets that benefits consumers, May 2021, Concurrences N° 2-2021, Art. N° 100581, pp. 14-17

 

- Alden F. Abbott, Shanker Singham, Enhancing welfare by attacking anticompetitive market distortionsdecember 2011Concurrences N° 4-2011, Art. N° 39546, www.concurrences.com

 

- Katsoulacos, Y., Avdasheva, S., & Golovanova, S. (2019). A Methodology for Empirically Measuring the Extent of Economic Analysis and Evidence and for Identifying the Legal Standards in Competition Law Enforcement. In Frederic Jenny Liber Amicorum: Standing up for convergence and relevance in antitrust. essay, Concurrences Review.

 

- Jee-Yeon Lehmann, Liz Neyens, Rebecca Scott, Tímea Laura Molnar, The US FTC holds two panels examining antitrust issues in labor markets as part of its hearings on competition and consumer protection in the 21st century16 October 2018e-Competitions October 2018, Art. N° 96937

 

- Stéphane Rodrigues, Competition Policies and Consumer Welfare - Corporate Strategies and Consumer Prices in Developing CountriesFebruary 2017Concurrences N° 1-2017, Art. N° 83497, pp. 262

 

The economics and global implications of the French Google decision in ad tech

The economics and global implications of the French Google decision in ad tech

October 15, 2021

In this new episode, Mikaël Hervé (Vice President, European Competition Practice, Charles River Associates) explains the economics and global implications of the French Google decision in ad tech.

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- Antitrust concerns in Ad-Tech: formalizing the combined effect of multiple conducts and behaviours, European Competition Journal, Vol., No 2, 2021

- French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority fines a Big Tech company €220 million for favoring its services in the online advertising sector in a first decision to look into complex algorithmic auctions processes (Google AdX / Google DoubleClick for Publishers), 7 June 2021, e-Competitions June 2021, Art. N° 101065

- Thomas Höppner, Max Volmar, Phillipp Westerhoff, The French Competition Authority fines a Big Tech company €220 million for abuse of a dominant position through self-preferencing in the ad tech industry (Google AdX / Google DoubleClick for Publishers), 7 June 2021, e-Competitions September 2021 - II, Art. N° 102324

- Christophe Lemaire, Alexandre Marescaux, Jurisdiction: The French Court of Jurisdictional Conflict rules that the Paris Court of Appeal has jurisdiction to rule on a decision of the French Competition Authority to publish a decision disclosing business secrets in spite of a classification decision of the General Rapporteur (Google), 5 October 2020, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 99211, pp. 185-188

- Tim Kasten, The French Competition Authority issues interim measures requiring a Big Tech company to negotiate in good faith with press publishers the terms and conditions for the re-use of their content (Google), 9 April 2020, e-Competitions April 2020, Art. N° 94719

- Florence Leroux, Thomas Oster, The French Competition Authority imposes interim measures on a Big Tech giant to negotiate in good faith with press publishers and news agencies the remuneration associated with the use of their content based on transparent, objective, and non-discriminatory criteria (Google), 9 April 2020, e-Competitions April 2020, Art. N° 94979

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