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Modernizing the Law on Abuse of Market Power in the Digital Age: A Summary of the Report for the German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

BY | December 18, 2019

By Heike Schweitzer, Justus Haucap, Wolfgang Kerber & Robert Welker In 2018, the German Ministry of Economics and Energy commissioned a study on options for competition law reforms regarding the…

By Heike Schweitzer, Justus Haucap, Wolfgang Kerber & Robert Welker

In 2018, the German Ministry of Economics and Energy commissioned a study on options for competition law reforms regarding the abuse of market power in digital markets. In this paper, the study’s authors summarize their analysis which had a major impact on Germany’s current competition law reform. In particular, we suggest to adopt new provisions to specifically address “tippy” markets and the market power of interme

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