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ABA Antitrust Spring Meeting 2019 – The take-away messages

ABA Antitrust Spring Meeting 2019 – The take-away messages

The Antitrust Spring Meeting of the American Bar Association (ABA) is often seen as the most important meeting of antitrust lawyers – even though it happens to take place in a jurisdiction that is not really at the forefront of enforcement at present. This time, the ABA meeting took place for the 67th time and it again drew a wow-crowd to Washington D.C. D’Kart asked nine distinguished participants for their “key take-away message” in one sentence. Well, since there was…

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Kartellrecht und Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit – Bericht aus Würzburg

Kartellrecht und Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit – Bericht aus Würzburg

Kartellrecht und Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit, das ist ein Thema im Schatten: Weil vieles in Vertraulichkeit bleibt, wissen wir immer noch recht wenig darüber. Licht ins Dunkel brachte eine Tagung an der Universität Würzburg, die Prof. Dr. Florian Bien veranstaltete. Rüdiger Morbach und Thomas Pelikan berichten. Zum 12. Studientag „Kartellrecht und Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit“ des Studienkreises Wettbewerb und Innovation trafen in den alten Gemäuern der Würzburger Residenz am 22.3.2019 zwei Welten aufeinander: Die internationale Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit, Domäne der Privatautonomie, und das Kartellrecht, zwingendes staatliches Ordnungsrecht zum…

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Conference Debriefing (7): International Competition Conference Berlin

Conference Debriefing (7): International Competition Conference Berlin

Every two years the competition community meets in Berlin upon invitation by the Bundeskartellamt. This year, the stage was set for good entertainment: Peter Altmaier, the German Minister for Economic Affairs with a taste for industrial policy, was to face Andreas Mundt and Margrethe Vestager, both of them global champions of enforcement. Yet, as Rupprecht Podszun found out, two other speakers stole the headlines. Here is his Conference Debriefing! Name of Conference: 19th International Competition Conference, known as “IKK” for…

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