Archive | September 2014

A Glimpse Inside the ‘Object Box’

Open Box

Case C-67/13 P Groupement des Cartes Bancaires (CB) ECLI:EU:C:2014:2204

It’s not often that the Court of Justice gets to address one of the core concepts that underlie the antitrust prohibitions, but in Groupement des Cartes Bancaires the CJEU has taken its second opportunity to discuss the nature of Art 101 TFEU ‘object’ agreements in as many years. At the end of 2012, in Expedia, the Court discussed whether an ‘object’ agreement needed to have an ‘appreciable’ effect on competition. In Groupement des CB the CJEU gets to the heart of what it is that makes an agreement fall within the ‘object box’.

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New Edition of Competition Law and Policy in the EU and UK

5th Edition Cover

The 5th Edition of the competition law textbook I co-author with Barry Rodger, of the University of Strathclyde, is due to hit bookshelves at the end of this month. There are many innovations in the this edition of the text, but one of the most significant is the plan to use this blog as a companion to the text.

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Competition Law Issues in the EU, UK & Beyond

EU Law Analysis

Competition Law Issues in the EU, UK & Beyond

Legal Cheek

Legal news & gossip, cheeky commentary and careers advice

Criminal Cartels Blog

law and practice

LancsLaw

The official blog of Lancaster University Law School

Antitrust Today – An Antitrust Law Blog By Constantine Cannon

Competition Law Issues in the EU, UK & Beyond

Kluwer Competition Law Blog

Competition Law Issues in the EU, UK & Beyond

21st Century Competition

Reflections on Modern Antitrust

botzarelli

This, that and the other

Paul Bernal's Blog

Privacy, Human Rights, Law, The Internet, Politics and more

Gamer/Law

Games and technology law explained

eutopialaw

EU Law: Comment and Analysis

Charon QC

UK law blog

Chillin'Competition

Relaxing whilst doing Competition Law is not an Oxymoron

Competition Law Issues in the EU, UK & Beyond

Competition Policy blog

Competition Law and Policy blog by the ESRC Centre for Competition Policy

Head of Legal

legal comment from Carl Gardner

Charon QC's UK Law Tour

A Legal Domesday Book?