Economists John Davies, Valérie Meunier, Gianmarco Calanchi and Angelos Stenimachitis recently authored an article for the US Antitrust Bulletin discussing the Digital Markets Act (DMA) and the missed opportunity by the European Commission (EC) to introduce a market investigation tool. The authors explore the DMA’s approach using the error cost framework, the consequences of restricting … Continued
Manuel Abdala and Alejandro Lombardi recently co-authored a chapter in the second edition of Competition Law in Latin America: A Practical Guide. The book analyzes in depth the giant steps taken by the Latin American countries to reposition their competition authorities in the global antitrust realm, awarding them increased autonomy both domestically and internationally. Latin America’s … Continued
On 31 May 2022, Skadden, Compass Lexecon and Concurrences convened for a fireside chat to discuss developments in merger control and digital markets, followed by a panel discussion on a range of issues, including the increasingly blurred lines of EU jurisdiction, the standard of proof, the role of economic analysis, the changing approach to merger … Continued
Expert economists Salvatore Piccolo, Patricia Lorenzo, Guillaume Duquesne, Kadambari Prasad, and Paul Reynolds discuss competition and antitrust issues in digital markets with Financier Worldwide. Could you provide an overview of how the digital marketplace has developed in recent years? Piccolo: Recent years have witnessed the emergence of an increasing number of online marketplaces with new … Continued
In a report written by Compass Lexecon professionals1, the authors explain that, as it stands, the DMA is no doubt intimately intertwined with competition policy. However, as proposed, it lowers enforcement standards by reverting to the form-based approach prevailing before the 2004 Antitrust Modernisation.
Our first panel reviewed competition tools in digital markets, specifically the effectiveness of competition policy in addressing concerns about abuse in “Big Tech” platform markets.
Miguel de la Mano joined a panel to discuss the major changes presented by the European Commission’s proposed Digital Markets Act (“DMA”) at the Innovation Economics conference.
REGISTER TO ATTEND Compass Lexecon experts Miguel de la Mano, Kirsten Edwards-Warren, Elizabeth Wang, and Urs Haegler join panels at the 5th Innovation Economics conference for antitrust lawyers, discussing the implications of the latest developments in digital and technology markets on competition law and economics in a series of webinars co-organized by Concurrences and King’s … Continued
By John Davies, Justin Coombs, and Rameet Sangha The growth of the ‘internet giants’ has led to calls for increased antitrust (competition law) enforcement the world over. Some believe that existing laws and mechanisms are sufficient; others argue that the large digital platforms – particularly the GAFA firms Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon – create … Continued
Economist John Davies joined speakers from DG Comp, Facebook and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in a webinar organized by Concurrences.