Podcasts for antitrust law fanatics

I finally made it! Here is a list of all podcasts (I listen to) that antitrust law fanatics may appreciate. I personally find great inspiration for my research while listening to these podcasts and I thought that, perhaps, some of you would enjoy them as well, whether it is to get new information or bold […]

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Links of March 2019

Please find below the articles that I enjoyed during the month of March 2019. Mostly antitrust-related, but not limited to it. Learn about them on a more regular basis by following me on Twitter at @LeConcurrential. General antitrust: Keep Politics Out of Europe’s Competition Decisions (Patrick Rey & Jean Tirole) The Warren Campaign’s Antitrust Proposals (Herbert Hovenkamp) Ohio v American Express (Geoffrey A Manne & […]

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Podcast: two episodes on “blockchain and antitrust”

Dear readers, I am very pleased to announce that I had the honor of participating in Professor Caron Beaton-Wells’ terrific podcast, Competition Lore. We talked at length about antitrust and blockchain. I invite you to listen to the two dedicated episodes that have just been released: The first one is dedicated to a general presentation of […]

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Links of February 2019

Please find below the articles that I enjoyed during the month of February 2019. Mostly antitrust-related, but not limited to it. General antitrust: Private Enforcement (CPI) Europe Needs Competition More Than Industrial Giants (Bloomberg Editorial Board) Mergers: Commission prohibits Siemens’ proposed acquisition of Alstom (European Commission) This is not a post on Siemens/Alstom – Congratulations to DG […]

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BOOK: Predatory innovation in antitrust law

Dear all, I am very happy to announce that my first book is now available for sale – now in paperback and digital version. Entitled “Predatory innovation in antitrust law », it deals with predatory innovation (surprising, isn’t it ;), but also with competition on digital markets. In fact, this book is intended to all academics, lawyers, […]

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Antitrust Links of January 2019

Please find below the articles that I enjoyed during the month of January 2019. Mostly antitrust, but not limited to it. General antitrust: Behavioral Antitrust (CPI) Geo-blocking of Audio-visual Services in the EU: Gone with the Wind? (Simonetta Vezzoso) Statement of Commissioner Christine S. Wilson In the Matter of Staples/Essendant (Christine S. Wilson) Harold Demsetz and the Legacy of the […]

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NEW: “Collusion by Blockchain and Smart Contracts”

Dear readers, I am very pleased to finally introduce my second article on the subject of blockchain and antitrust/competition law: “Collusion by Blockchain and Smart Contracts”. (click here to download it) I believe that this is the first article to introduce a taxonomy of collusion on blockchain and to explore their functioning, their robustness, and their […]

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The world 10 most downloaded antitrust articles of 2018

As every year (see 2015, 2016, 2017), here are the 10 most downloaded antitrust articles in the world on SSRN. There is a real balance this year, at least between consumer welfare standard vs. neo-Brandeis movement and digital vs. non-digital issues. Enjoy your reading and a very happy new year 2019.

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Links of November 2018

Please find below the articles that I enjoyed during the month of November 2018. Mostly antitrust, but not limited to it. General antitrust: Competition law should remain focused on consumer welfare (ACCC) Quality considerations in the zero-price economy (Note by the European Union) Common Ownership: Solutions in Search of a Problem (Keith Klovers & Douglas H. Ginsburg) Towards A Systematic […]

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The (coming) Amazon probe proves antitrust hipsters to be wrong

Antitrust hipsters – or Neo-Brandeisians, as self-proclaimed – have been playing on fears (“be very afraid,” OK?) for the past two years or so. Tech giants would be real monsters endangering democracy, explaining why they “lead the effort to protect democratic institutions and the liberties of citizens from concentrated corporate power and develop solutions to America’s monopoly crisis.” The […]

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