The recent judgment of the Court of Justice of the EU (“the CJEU”) in Slovak Telekom[1] is a judgment with significant implications.  This article, first, summarises the main lessons from Slovak Telecom as regards the indispensability criterion in cases of refusal to supply competitors by dominant companies and, second, speculates on some likely consequences for…

We are happy to inform you that the latest issue of the journal is now available and includes the following contributions:   Marco Botta The Challenge of Sanctioning Unfair Royalty Rate by the SEP Holder: ‘When’, ‘How’ and ‘What’ The holder of a Standard Essential Patent (SEP) is usually required to license its patent to…

We are happy to inform you that the latest issue of the journal is now available and includes the following contributions:   Pablo Ibáñez Colomo, Self-Preferencing: Yet Another Epithet in Need of Limiting Principles Self-preferencing is central to contemporary competition law discussions, in particular in digital markets. This article considers the meaning and scope of…

We are happy to inform you that the latest issue of the journal is now available and includes the following contributions:   Jacques Buhart & David Henry, COVID-20: The Comfort Letter Is Dead. Long Live the Comfort Letter? On 8 April 2020 the European Commission issued its first comfort letter for a competitor collaboration in…

We are happy to inform you that the latest issue of the journal is now available and includes the following contributions:   Eva  Van Der Zee, Quantifying Benefits of Sustainability Agreements Under Article 101 TFEU Discussions at the European Commission, in academic journals as well as at conferences for academics and practitioners, indicate that there…

We are happy to inform you that the latest issue of the journal is now available and includes the following contributions:   Wouter P.J. Wils, Fundamental Procedural Rights and Effective Enforcement of Articles 101 and 102 TFEU in the European Competition Network This article deals with the fundamental procedural rights of companies that are targeted…

We are happy to inform you that the latest issue of the journal is now available and includes the following contributions:   Hedvig Schmidt, Competition Law and IP Rights: Not So Complementary: Time for Re-alignment of the Goals? This article argues through a US/EU comparative assessment of the intellectual property (IP) law goals and competition…

We are happy to inform you that the latest issue of the journal is now available and includes the following contributions: We are happy to inform you that the latest issue of the journal is now available and includes the following contributions:   Wouter Wils & Henry Abbott, Access to the File in Competition Proceedings…

We are happy to inform you that the latest issue of the journal is now available and includes the following contributions:   Wouter P.J. Wils, Independence of Competition Authorities: The Example of the EU and Its Member States At the end of 2018, the European Parliament and Council adopted Directive (EU) 2019/1, often referred to…

We are happy to inform you that the latest issue of the journal is now available and includes the following contributions:   Ariel Ezrachi & Viktoria H.S.E. Robertson, Competition, Market Power and Third-Party Tracking The prevalence of third-party tracking in our modern ecosystem cannot be ignored. Trackers, on our websites and apps, enable multi-sourced data gathering,…