Is the road to hell paved with good intentions? Germany proposes a separate body for enforcing the competition rules in EU

The recent proposal by the highly influential German minister of finances Wolfgang Schauble to transfer the powers to enforce the competition rules embodied in the EU treaties from the European Commission to a separate body look fine, but just at the first sight.It is a challenging...

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Retail price fixing – when it is and when it is not (the case of Germany and Romania)

At the end of 2014 the Romanian Competition Council sanctioned Metro, Selgros, Mega Image (Delhaize) and almost two dozens of their suppliers (Danone and Pepsi, among them) for agreeing that promotions supported and organized in cooperation, under the condition of exclusivity, were deemed to constitute...

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Google accusations – competition law as the theory of everything – UPDATED

UPDATE: where is the harm? Even competitors who complain about its behavior are thriving because of Google, inter alia, and their tears are very likely to be crocodile tears (see Expedia, for instance) - http://googleblog.blogspot.mxBy pressing long-announced accusations on Google for an alleged abuse of dominant...

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Cum va ajunge din nou Romania in coada Europei, din iunie 2015

Articol publicat pe www.contributors.ro - http://www.contributors.ro/administratie/cum-va-ajunge-din-nou-romania-in-coada-europei-din-iunie-2015/ la data de 22 martie 2015.As fi vrut sa incep acest material cu fraza "ca la noi la nimeni" dar aceasta a devenit atat de utilizata incat am inceput sa ne obisnuim (sa ne resemnam) cu ea. Desi in acest...

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