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Europe Column

 |  December 22, 2012

Cartel Leniency & Immunity: The Mysterious Case of the Missing Markers by Oliver Bretz & Sarah Long (Euclid Law)

UK Retail Banking Investigation Fails to Meet Challenger Banks’ Expectations by James C. Cooper, Douglas H. Ginsburg, Bruce H. Kobayashi, Koren W. Wong-Ervin & Joshua D. Wright (Global Antitrust Institute, George Mason University)

UK Retail Banking Investigation Fails to Meet Challenger Banks’ Expectations  by Alan Davis & Matt Evans (Jones Day, London)

The Sharing Economy, Competition and Regulation  by João E. Gata (Portuguese Competition Authority)

UK Consumer Rights Act 2015: Showing the Way in EU Private Litigation  by Matthew Hall (McGuireWoods)

Huawei v ZTE – No More Need To Look At The Orange Book In SEP Disputes  by James Killick & Stratigoula Sakellariou (White & Case)

Interview With Joaquin Almunia interview by Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group)

The Economics of the UPS/TNT Case Revisited: Implications for the Future by Enrique Andreu, Jorge Padilla & Nadine Watson (Compass Lexecon)

The Pressures to Settle Cartel Claims: Reaping the Benefits in Follow-On Actions by Andrew Bartlett, Zoe Hare & Ashley Morgan (Osborne Clarke)

Should Uber be Allowed to Compete in Europe? And if so How? by Damien Geradin (EDGE Legal)

The Failing Firm Defence – Some Further Thoughts Post Nynas/Shell and Aegean/Olympic II by Kyriakos Fountoukakos & Lisa Geary (Herbert Smith Freehills LLP)

Neutral Regulation to Net Neutrality by Tommaso Valletti(Imperial College London)

General Overview of the European Settlement Procedure by Jean-François Bellis (Van Bael & Bellis)

The Commission’s Lundbeck decision: A critical review of the Commission’s test for patent settlement agreements by James Killick, Jeremie Jourdan & Jerome Dickinson (White & Case)

Can Competition Policy Drive Growth in Europe? by John Fingleton (CEO, Fingleton Associates)

Cartes Bancaires: A Revolution Or A Reminder of Old Principles We Should Never Have Forgotten? by James Killick & Jeremie Jourdan (White & Case)

The Application of Article 101(3) in the Context of Multi-Sided Markets Following MasterCard by Andreas Scordamaglia-Tousis & Claire-Marie Carrega (Latham & Watkins)

Not The Best Solution: The European Commission’s July 2014 Proposals to Reform the EU Merger Regulation to Review Minority Shareholding Cases by Alec Burnside & Anne MacGregor (Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP)

Screening for Cartels in Procurement Procedures – Lessons Learned by Josef Ålander (Project Manager, Cartels and Mergers Unit, Swedish Competition Authority)

Haste Makes Waste (?) – Some Reflections on the European Court of Justice’s Approach to Remedying Infringements of the General Court regarding the Right to be Heard Within a Reasonable Time by André Scheidtmann (Linklaters)

Spain’s CNMC: The Story So Far by Andrew Ward (Partner, Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira)

Antitrust Damage Actions in Europe: Race to the Middle? by Juan Delgado (Founder, Director at R&P Economics)

The UK Energy Market Investigation: A Desperate Search for Evidence of a Lack of Competition? by Frank Maier-Rigaud, Sean Gammons and George Anstey (NERA Economic Consulting)

Minority Shareholdings: Using a Sledgehammer to Crack a Nut by Christoph Barth and Juan Restrepo-Rodríguez (Linklaters LLP)

Advocate General Opens Door to Umbrella Claims in Cartel Damages Cases by Johan Van Acker and Valérie Lefever (Van Bael & Bellis)

Who are the real winners and losers in the General Court? by Stephen Kinsella and Angelene Duke (Sidley Austin)

Time to Bid Farewell to the Failing Firm Defense? Some Thoughts in the Wake of Nynas/Shell and Olympic/Aegean by Kyriakos Fountoukakos (Herbert Smith Freehills) and Lisa Geary (Herbert Smith Freehills)

Selected Issues Raised by Recent Cartel Fines Decisions by Antoine Winckler and François Charles Laprévote (Cleary Gottlieb)

An Emerging Consensus on Minority Shareholdings? by Alec Burnside (Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP) and Nandu Machiraju (Associate, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP)

Ineffective Pricing Abuses – Daniel Piccinin (Barrister, Brick Court Chambers, London)

The Private Enforcement of the Competition Rules in the European Union – A New Starting Line? – Valentin Mircea (Vice President, Romanian Competition Council)

A New Episode in the Stock Exchange Mergers Saga: Intercontinental Exchange (ICE)/New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) – Professor Ioannis Kokkoris (Center for Commercial Law and Financial Regulation)

Online Platforms: Retailers, Genuine Agents or None of the Above?Matthew Bennett (Charles River Associates)

Injunctions And Standard Essential Patents (SEPs): The Problems Of Arguing From The Particular To The General – Robert O’Donoghue (Brick Court Chambers)

Devising Pro-Competitive RebatesHans Zenger (Charles River Associates)

Microsoft Fined for Non-Compliance: A Game-Changer in Antitrust Settlements Mario Mariniello (Bruegel)

Minority Shareholdings and the Competing Merger Control Jurisdictions of the EU and National Competition Authorities: The Ryan Air / Aer Lingus Case Pedro Caro de Sousa (Linklaters)

Expedia and Booking.com: Agent or Distributor? Ioannis Kokkoris (University of Reading)

H3G/Orange Austria – Mobile consolidation and regulatory reactionAntonio Bavasso (Allen & Overy LLP) and Dominic Long (Allen & Overy LLP)

Another chapter in the EC’s commitments policy? The e-books commitmentsMarcus Pollard (Linklaters LLP) and Rosario Maria Rende Granata

Banks and State aid control in the EU: four years (and more?) of Temporary Framework – François-Charles Laprévote (Cleary Gottlieb)