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A Few Reflections on the Recent Case Law on Algorithmic Collusion

BY | July 13, 2020

By Claudia Patricia O’Kane & Ioannis Kokkoris The article discusses the limited number of cases where the use of algorithms was found to be a factor that contributed to collusion.…

By Claudia Patricia O’Kane & Ioannis Kokkoris

The article discusses the limited number of cases where the use of algorithms was found to be a factor that contributed to collusion. We discuss the difficulties that competition agencies face in addressing such conducts, with particular focus on cases where there is no direct communication between competitors but collusion is derived through the use of a third party algorithm. We offer some reflections on the current enforcement approach and w

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