We are delighted to see so many of our dear contributors’ blog posts shortlisted in different categories of the 2021 Antitrust Writing Awards. Congratulations on this great achievement! Now it is on you, loyal readers of the blog, to vote for these brilliant pieces:


Business Articles – Concerted Practices

  • Oleksander Dyakulych and Anastasiia Panchak (Arzinger), 22 June 2021: Ukraine’s 10 Year Antitrust Tobacco Saga Is Coming To An End vote here
  • Marcel Meinhardt and Jannick Koller (Lenz & Staehelin), 6 July 2021: New Swiss Supreme Court decision reshapes assessment of lawful price recommendations and vertical price-fixing vote here


Business Articles – Mergers

  • Gavin Bushell (Baker McKenzie), 20 April 2021: How Illumina-ting: the EU Merger Regulation and the brutal operation of power under Article 22 EUMR  vote here
  • Katarzyna Czapracka (White & Case), 4 March 2021: “No Magic Number” Means “No Magic Number”: Will the EU Court Turn the Tide on 4-to-3 Mobile Mergers in Europe? vote here
  • Jay Modrall (Norton Rose Fulbright), 17 June 2021: Google/Fitbit – The EU Commission Misses a Step vote here


Business Articles – Private Enforcement

  • Janneke Kohlen and Matteo Stainer (Bird & Bird), 5 July 2021: Dutch court establishes the liability of the cartelists in first step towards the award of damages for loss caused by the Trucks Cartel vote here
  • Ulrich Soltész (Gleiss Lutz), 19 July 2021: UK Subsidy Control Post-Brexit: Experiments in Private Enforcement vote here
  • Thomas Thiede (Spieker & Jaeger), 7 June 2021: How to estimate cartel damages vote here


Business Articles – Digital

  • Silke Heinz (Heinz & Zagrosek Partner mbB), 30 September 2021: New rules on digital gatekeepers ramp up antitrust enforcement in Germany vote here


And a bit of (more) shameless self-preferencing at the end: my article ‘The presumption of harm in EU private enforcement of competition law: Effectiveness vs overenforcement‘ (which also draws on ideas first laid down in a blogpost for KCL) is nominated in the Academic Articles – Private Enforcement category. I am encouraging you to vote here.


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