Links of December 2018

Please find below the articles that I enjoyed during the month of December 2018. Mostly antitrust, but not limited to it. General antitrust: Reinvigorating Criminal Antitrust? (Daniel Sokol) The Omega Man or The Isolation of U.S. Antitrust Law (Spencer Weber Waller) ‘The Curse of Bigness’ Review: Revisiting the Gilded Age (Richard A. Epstein) All contributions to the European Commission “Shaping […]

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GCR Academic Excellence Award: VOTE THIBAULT!

Vote now for the GCR Awards 2018: category « Academic Excellence » Dear readers, It’s a great honor for me, I have just been nominated in the « Academic Excellence Awards » of GCR (along with some of the best academics). One of my articles on « predatory innovation » is quoted by the committee, which makes me very happy because […]

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Top 10 most downloaded antitrust articles of 2017

As every year, the Revue Concurrentialiste is pleased to introduce the top 10 of the most downloaded antitrust articles of the year 2017 (as of December 31, 2017). We base this ranking on all English articles published on SSRN for the first time during the year of 2017 (+ December 2016), that are or will be published in […]

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How to kill innovation

It’s Christmas time, it’s time for a little humor (isn’t it?! no? really? oh comonn!). Yeah, innovation is overrated (…). Competition authorities should kill it, here are the ten forty commandments on how to process (on how they do… sometimes?). We don’t really know how innovation is created anyway, it emerges, it’s mysterious. But we do […]

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Predatory Innovation: what it is + which rules to catch it

  I am very pleased to announce that my latest article entitled « Predatory Innovation: The Definite Need for Legal Recognition » is now available for download. I had the opportunity to talk about it at different workshops – thanks again! – and it will be published later this year at the SMU Science and Technology Law Review. Predatory innovation […]

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Antitrust Conversations with Dennis W. Carlton (Chicago) & Guillaume Loriot (DG Comp)

LINK TO THE CONVERSATIONS I am pleased to introduce these « Antitrust Conversations » with some of the world’s most renowned antitrust law experts (law professors, economists & officials…) in which we discuss important – and controversial – issues of contemporary antitrust law. For the first publication, you will find conversations with Prof. Dennis W. Carlton (Chicago […]

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Here’s why algorithms are NOT (really) a thing

To quote this article (if you feel like it): Thibault Schrepel, Here’s why algorithms are NOT (really) a thing, Concurrentialiste, May 2017 (online) ************ You have probably noticed that algorithms are the new black in the antitrust world. As I pointed out last year, writing about “big data” was fashionable in 2015 and 2016, but […]

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