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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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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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