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Conference Debriefing (6): Shaping the future of competition policy

Conference Debriefing (6): Shaping the future of competition policy

Meet the latest conference host in the Brussels circuit – it is no one else but Commissioner Margrethe Vestager. She made her entry into that market with a bang: Presenting a Nobel prize winner and other notable and notorious figures for free. Someone obviously learned the “think big and make it free” lesson from Silicon Valley… The conference about the future of competition policy was heavily overbooked, but Rupprecht Podszun was one of the 700 or so in the Charlemagne…

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D’Kart on Tour: Big Brussels Stories

D’Kart on Tour: Big Brussels Stories

It is on every map, nowadays, that Düsseldorf is the German capital of antitrust, yet there still is this competitor on the European level. So, the Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Law went to Brussels to host the EU Competition Conference 2017, together with CMS, the law firm – and of course, to engage in Brussels talk. Rupprecht Podszun reports from the European capital of antitrust on fairness, Intel, economics, platform bans and damage claims. When Johannes Laitenberger, the Director-General, neared…

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