Excessive Prices Within EU Competition Law

  title={Excessive Prices Within EU Competition Law},
  author={Liyang Hou},
  journal={European Competition Journal},
  pages={47 - 70}
  • Liyang Hou
  • Published 2011
  • Economics
  • European Competition Journal
Due to the different views in economics the prohibition of excessive prices is among the most controversial subjects within EU competition law. This article aims to shed some light on this concept. In the following, it first identifies the exceptional circumstances that may justify antitrust actions against excessive pricing. Subsequently, an empirical research is undertaken on the two-step analytical framework established by United Brands: first, analysing whether the profit margin is… Expand
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