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Showing posts from March, 2017

Ahead of Vestager's remarks at #ATSpring17: The US Chamber of Commerce’s Current State of Mind

US Chamber of Commerce, here.

Amazon and Walmart are in an all-out price war that is terrifying America’s biggest brands

Recode, here.

The Google Search Case: Implementing and Monitoring a Non-Discrimination Remedy

Foundem, here.

Banks forced to fight solo on Apple Pay

TheAustralian, here.

Droit de communication au public

Conseil supérieur de la propriété littéraire et artistique, ici.

Das Wettbewerbsregister – Die 10 wichtigsten Regelungen

VergabeBlog, hier.

Automatisiertes Fahren: Bundestag beschließt Haftungsregeln und Datenspeicher, hier.

Richard Posner in Conversation with Luigi Zingales

Video here.
05:20 "Because antitrust is dead, isn't it? That was my impression".

The Hidden Monopolies That Raise Drug Prices

TheAmericanProspect, here.

A Turkish Court Has Temporarily Shut Down over breach of competition law

Fortune, here.

Protection des données : Microsoft tente d’amadouer la CNIL

LeMonde, ici.

Google annonce la mort du moteur de recherche et l’avènement de l’Age de l’assistance, ici. Google lui même ici.

Is There a Role for Political Antitrust?

Panel, Video here.


A. Ezrachi, here.

Eis-Kartell in Tübingen? - Kugeln kosten plötzlich mehr (!), hier.

EC blocks proposed merger between Deutsche Börse and London Stock Exchange

Press release, here. See also here.

The Trade-Off Every AI Company Will Face

A. Agrawal, J. Gans, A. Goldfarb, here.

Asymétrie d’information, défaut de loyauté et contrôle des données... l'économie collaborative demande régulation

LINC, ici.

ICYMI: Winner-Take-All Digital Platforms

Panel includes Dennis Carlton, Randal Picker and Gary Reback, Video here.

Judge criticizes Uber’s secrecy in lawsuit with Waymo

TechCrunch, here.

ICYMI: What Does History Tell Us? The Development of Antitrust in America

Panel, Programme here, Video here.

Digital comparison tools market study: Update paper

CMA, here.

'The Way A User Interacts With VR Allows For Extremely Pervasive Information Collection'

InnovationEnterprise, here.

Vorschau EuGH in Sachen Coty, hier.

Commission clears merger between Dow and DuPont, subject to conditions

Press Release, here.

Winner-Take-All Digital Platforms / Big Data and Competition

Stigler Center, 28 March 2017, 3.30 pm Trento Time, live streamed, links here.

The online advertising market in the EU

European Audiovisual Observatory, here.

Conduct in the modelling sector

CMA, Case CE/9859-14, Decision here. suspected of cartel activity in GVH probe

BBJ, here.

Defining 'Big Data' in Antitrust

X. Boutin, G. Clemens, here.

What giants?" Asked Sancho Panza.
"The ones you can see over there," answered his master, "with the huge arms, some of which are very nearly two leagues long."
"Now look, your grace," said Sancho, "what you see over there aren't giants, but windmills, and what seems to be arms are just their sails, that go around in the wind and turn the millstone."
"Obviously," replied Don Quijote, "you don't know much about adventures.

Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade To Stop The A.I. Apocalypse

VanityFair, here.

BT to be fined £42m for breaching contracts with telecoms providers

OFcom, here.

Whither Antitrust Enforcement in the Trump Administration?

S. Salop, C. Shapiro, here.

Populism: The Phenomenon

Bridgewater, here.

Why American Farmers Are Hacking Their Tractors With Ukrainian Firmware

MotherBoard, here.

Maurice Stucke discussing "Virtual Competition" at Harvard University

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 06:00 pm Trento Time, Video here.

Alleged Collusion Cloud Over Airline Industry Shows Some Signs of Dissipation

Holland & Knight, here.

Health Law, IP and Human Rights: Standardised Packaging of Tobacco

S. Palmer, Presentation here (slides and video)

Vestager: “We have found in more than one case, that there was a case of misleading information”

WSJ, here.

Using Intellectual Property Tools to Achieve Human Rights Ends: The Example of the Marrakesh VIP Treaty

L. Helfer, Presentation here.

Big data in social sciences: a promise betrayed ?

The Undercover Historian, here.

Mining Is The New Reading

IP-Watch, here.

Banks and Tech Firms Battle Over Something Akin to Gold: Your Data

NYTimes, here.

These AI bots created their own language to talk to each other

Recode, here.

"I am concerned that there will be..political antitrust"

ProMarket, here.

Halter sollen Eigentümer von Fahrzeugdaten werden, hier.

Supreme Court Uses Imagination in Ruling Cheerleader Uniform Designs Can Be Copyrighted

HollywoodReporter,  here.

ECN+: Proposal for a Directive to empower the competition authorities of the Member States to be more effective enforcers and to ensure the proper functioning of the internal market

EC, here.

RCEP: Competition Chapter Leaked

Keionline, here.

Deal in sight for Amazon in e-books case against EU

Euractiv, here.