The University of Chicago in Brazil

Professors Omri Ben-Shahar and Todd Henderson will be speaking in three cities across Brazil (Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia and Sao Paulo) next week.

Evento: Procesos de competencia desleal, a la jurisdicción contencioso administrativa

La Universidad Externado de Colombia invita al Centro de Estudios de Derecho Económico: ¿Procesos de competencia desleal a la jurisdicción contencioso administrativa? Desde las perspectivas del Derecho Administrativo y la competencia desleal, se realizará en la Universidad un análisis sobre el cambio de postura de la Superintendencia de Industria y Comercio (SIC), frente a la…

Book: “Planned Obsolescence and the Rule of Law”

“This academic resource introduces planned obsolescence as a business strategy based on the design o planning, projection and control of the useful lifetime of numerous products in order to boost demand and stimulate consumption, encouraging individuals to purchase after the loss of functionality of its assets or its expiration. It also examines the most significant…

Antitrust Remedies for Labor Market Power (HLR)

Harvard Law Review DEC 10, 2018 Article by Eric A. Posner, Glen Weyl & Suresh Naidu “Recent research indicates that labor market power has contributed to wage inequality and economic stagnation. Although the antitrust laws prohibit firms from restricting competition in labor markets as in product markets, the government does little to address the labor market problem, and private litigation…

“La participación de un ‘no competidor’ en un cartel: experiencias comparadas de Estados Unidos, la Unión Europea y Colombia”.

En el número más reciente de la revista Derecho del Estado de la Universidad Externado De Colombia, se publicó el artículo “La participación de un ‘no competidor’ en un cartel: experiencias comparadas de Estados Unidos, la Unión Europea y Colombia”.   “El artículo presenta tres perspectivas comparadas en materia de protección de la libre competencia,…

UK: Government research on personalized pricing

Government and CMA to research targeting of consumers through personalised pricing “The government and the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) are to undertake pioneering new research into the practice of retailers targeting online shoppers and charging people different prices for the same items through personalised pricing, such as holidays, cars and household goods, it has…

Antitrust Writing Awards – Call for Nominations

“The Antitrust Writing Awards have now come to their 8th edition. The nominations for the 2019 Awards are now open.  The Call for Nominations concerns 3 types of publications: Best Articles: Articles published or accepted for publication in 2018, in both academic journals and professional magazines. Best Soft Law: Most innovative enforcement tools issued by competition agencies…

UK: Court rules on first ‘follow on’ antitrust damages claim

“The first follow-on damages claim to reach judgment in a UK court has been handed down, with the ruling confirming that the owners of the British and Dutch electricity grids were overcharged by sellers of power cables previously found to have been operating a cartel. However, the ruling in BritNed v ABB clarified that one member of…