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Your Weekly Digest | Issue 82

Valur Thrainsson
2 min read

Good morning,

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


Tech became 'darker and more muddy' in 2018

Data abuse has "darkened" technology's potential, the EU's Competition Commissioner has warned. Read More.

sky NEWS

Competition and Markets Authority faces corporate backlash over audit plans

The group representing FTSE-100 finance chiefs opposes proposals for a system of joint auditors, Sky News understands. Read More.

European Commission

Commission seeks feedback on commitments offered by NBCUniversal, Sony Pictures, Warner Bros, and Sky in pay-TV investigation

The European Commission is inviting comments from interested parties on commitments offered by NBCUniversal, Sony Pictures, Warner Bros, and Sky to address competition concerns relating to contractual clauses preventing the cross-border provision of pay-TV. Read More.

Kluwer Competition Law Blog

Servier v. Commission (Case T 691/14): 5 crucial points of the second “pay-for-delay” decision of the EU General Court

Servier v. Commission (Case T‑691/14) is the second decision of the General Court of the European Union on “pay-for-delay” patent settlements in the pharmaceutical industry,[1] following the 2016 decision of the Court on Lundbeck v. Commission (Case T-472/13). Read More.

The Hill

European antitrust enforcers punish success

The role of antitrust enforcement in the U.S. economy is drawing debate these days, with critics often suggesting that U.S. antitrust authorities should emulate their European counterparts. Read More.

DISCO Project

FTC Hearings #9: Data Security

The ninth FTC hearing on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century took place last week at the Constitution Center and focused on data security. Read More.

Review of Industrial Organization

Interactions Across Firms and Bid Rigging

Mats A. Bergman, Johan Lundberg, Sofia Lundbergand Johan Y. Stake
We evaluate whether an econometric technique that is used in the spatial econometrics and network effects literatures can be adopted as a test for collusive bidding in public procurement auctions.Read More.

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13265

Monopsony in the UK

Will Abel, Silvana Tenreyro and Gregory Thwaites
We study the evolution and effects of monopsony power in the UK private sector labour market from 1998 to 2017. Read More.

Working Paper

Public-to-Private Buyouts and Innovation

Douglas J. Cumming, Rejo Peter and Monika Tarsalewska
We study the effect of public-to-private buyout transactions on investments in innovation using an international sample from thirty-six countries over the 1997-2017 period. Read More.

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