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Big Data an Ongoing Concern for EU Competition Law

European Union - January 28 2017 The question of how "big data" should be treated in merger control and antitrust enforcement was a key issue for the European Commission and national...

Ingrid Vandenborre, Amarjeet S. Johal, Antoni Terra.


"Big Data Enters the Agenda of EU Antitrust Authorities"

European Union - May 18 2016 On May 10, 2016, the French Competition Authority and German Federal Cartel Office published "Competition Law and Data," a joint report on big data...

Frederic Depoortere, Giorgio Motta, Ingrid Vandenborre, Simon Baxter, James S. Venit.


German Competition Regulator Investigates Facebook for Alleged Violation of Data Protection Laws

Germany - March 11 2016 The German Federal Cartel Office (the FCO) has announced that it has initiated proceedings against Facebook for the company's alleged abuse of its...

Frederic Depoortere, Ingrid Vandenborre, Athanasia Gavala, Simon Baxter, James S. Venit.


Global Antitrust Enforcement in the Digital Age: Recent Developments in E-Commerce

European Union - January 18 2016 Competition authorities worldwide ramped up scrutiny of e-commerce business practices in 2015. The European Commission (Commission) launched an...

Maria Raptis, Athanasia Gavala, Luke T. Taeschler.


Antitrust and Competition: Trends in US and EU Merger Enforcement

European Union, USA - January 18 2016 Merger activity in 2015 was at its highest level in years, and competition authorities in the U.S. and European Union continued to be very aggressive...

Amaury S. Sibon, Maria Raptis, Joseph M. Rancour, Athanasia Gavala.