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Your Weekly Digest | Issue 76

Valur Thrainsson
2 min read

Good morning,

Here below you find the most read articles on CompetitionFeed over the last week.


REUTERS

EU's Vestager says probe into Google AdSense case nearing end

The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess the proposed creation of a joint venture by Tata Steel and ThyssenKrupp, under the EU Merger Regulation. At this stage, the Commission is concerned that the merger may reduce competition in the supply of various high-end steels. Read More.

European Commission

Commission approves Disney's acquisition of parts of Fox, subject to conditions

The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the proposed acquisition of parts of Fox by Disney, both US based global media companies. The decision is conditional on full compliance with commitments offered by Disney. Read More.

Bundeskartellamt

Request for referral of Vodafone/Liberty merger case from European Commission to Bundeskartellamt

In agreement with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy the Bundeskartellamt has requested the referral of the Vodafone/Liberty merger case in as far as markets in Germany are concerned. Read More.

Nordic Competition

INTERVIEW WITH FCCA’S NEW DIRECTOR GENERAL KIRSI LEIVO

We are very pleased that newly appointed Director General of the Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority (FCCA), Kirsi Leivo, took the time to share us her thoughts on the FCCA’s enforcement priorities and future policy. Read More.


Kluwer Competition Law Blog

Google Fined – This Time by the Turkish Competition Watchdog

The tech giant Google has been under the Turkish Competition Authority’s (“TCA”) scrutiny due to its practices in the market for licensable mobile operating systems and under the judicial review since July 2015. Read More.



Kluwer Competition Law Blog

A primary & secondary line ‘hybrid’? Royal Mail case reopens legal framework for abusive price discrimination

The CJEU’s judgment in MEO earlier this year seemed to be a welcome, final piece of the puzzle in the legal framework for analyzing when price discrimination is abusive. Read More.



St. John's Law Review , Forthcoming

Establishment of the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice

Gregory J. Werden
Official sources state that the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice was created by Attorney General Homer S. Cummings in 1933, but no corroboration is provided. Read More.

The Logic of Market Definition

David Glasner and Sean Patrick Sullivan
Despite the voluminous commentary that the topic has attracted in recent years, much confusion still surrounds the proper definition of antitrust markets. Read More.



Review of Industrial Organization

Economics at the FCC, 2017–2018: Internet Freedom, International Broadband Pricing Comparisons, and a New Office of Economics and Analytics

Jerry Ellig, Paul LaFontaine, Wayne Leighton, Eric Ralph, Sean Sullivan
Official sources state that the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice was created by Attorney General Homer S. Cummings in 1933, but no corroboration is provided. Read More.


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