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The European Commission’s Practice Under Article 9 Regulation 1/2003: A Commitment a Day Keeps the Court Away?
As with all good things in life, the commitments procedure should be used with moderation to avoid indigestion. Paul Lugard & Martin Mollmann (Baker Botts)
The International Competition Network at Ten: Origins, Accomplishments and Aspirations
This book collects a number of essays on the origins, accomplishments, and aspirations of the ICN by leading competition agency officials, private sector lawyers, and academics. (Paul Lugard, ed.)
Changing the narrative
The EC Commission’s Review of the EU Competition Rules on Horizontal Agreements
The proposed revisions do, in fact, raise a significant number of technical and more fundamental issues. Paul Lugard (Royal Philips Electronics, Tilburg Law & Economics Centre)
The EU Court of Justice renders its judgment in a case regarding loyalty rebates granted by dominant companies (Intel)
An alternative view on accuracy and administrability Introduction In its judgment in Intel of 6 September 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) rejected the notion that…
The New EU Technology Transfer Regime, Like a Rolling Stone?
This article discusses the changes made by the new block exemption regulation, Regulation 316/2014, to the analytical framework under EU competition law of technology transfer agreements. The new EUExpand
The EU Court of Justice clarifies for the first time when patent settlement agreements that restrict a generic pharmaceutical company's ability to enter the market infringe the EU antitrust rules
In a major judgment handed down on 30 January 2020 in Generics (UK) and Others, the EU Court of Justice (the Court) – the EU's highest court – clarified for the first time the analytical framework…
Four Years of Self-Assessment Under Regulation 1
Some four years after the entry into force of Regulation 1, the question arises whether the new European system of self A¢â‚¬â€œassessment works and how it could be improved. This contribution seeksExpand