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SSNIPpets (28): Far-away countries and people

SSNIPpets (28): Far-away countries and people

Commissioner Vestager gives us a break after the European elections. She is antichambering her own affairs, so antitrust enforcement has been postponed for a few days. This gives Rupprecht Podszun the opportunity to look through the pile of paper on his virtual desk, which has grown far too high. Here are his SSNIPpets – small but significant news, information and pleasantries – our pet project! Market dominance Two observations on the European elections, since this was a competition : Several…

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Conference Debriefing (1): When the Officials meet – ICN 2018

Conference Debriefing (1): When the Officials meet – ICN 2018

The International Competition Network (ICN) is the leading global forum for competition agencies: Here the enforcers come together to compare their work, to discuss current issues and to draw up “Recommended Practices” that serve as the international gold standard for the design of competition law. This is mostly done virtually or in telephone conferences. Once a year, the group meets to see each other in person. Rupprecht Podszun was allowed to participate as a Non-Governmental Adviser and here is his…

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