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(24.3. - sent in by Vilde) A youtube channel from the OFT, one of the predecessor organizations of the UK competition authority. Might be worth a look: https://www.youtube.com/user/OFTcorporate/videos

(24.3. - sent in by Vilde) A youtube channel from the OFT, one of the predecessor organizations of the UK competition authority. Might be worth a look: https://www.youtube.com/user/OFTcorporate/videos

(24.3. - sent in by Adit) In a recent decision, the CJ upheld the EC's bananas cartel decision. In 2003 the GC had found banana importers Chiquita, Dole and Weichert guilty of participating in a cartel. The Court confirmed that communications between competitors which leads to horizontal price-fixing through a cartel is anticompetitive by their nature, without the need to analyse the effect on market competition. Read more here: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-15-4637_en.htm

(24.3. - sent in by Adit) In a recent decision, the CJ upheld the EC's bananas cartel decision. In 2003 the GC had found banana importers Chiquita, Dole and Weichert guilty of participating in a cartel. The Court confirmed that communications between competitors which leads to horizontal price-fixing through a cartel is anticompetitive by their nature, without the need to analyse the effect on market competition. Read more here: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-15-4637_en.htm

(17.3.) In a recent Chinese decision, US chipmaker Qualcomm is to pay $975m in antitrust case. This is the highest fine in China to date. According to BBC, Qualcomm will also have to "charge royalties based on 65% of the selling price of phones in China, instead of on the entire price." (sent in by Susanne) Read article here: http://www.bbc.com/news/business-31335551

(17.3.) In a recent Chinese decision, US chipmaker Qualcomm is to pay $975m in antitrust case. This is the highest fine in China to date. According to BBC, Qualcomm will also have to "charge royalties based on 65% of the selling price of phones in China, instead of on the entire price." (sent in by Susanne) Read article here: http://www.bbc.com/news/business-31335551

(13.3.) Following up on Laurens' presentation last week, Rosalie sent the link to a blogpost that explains the background of the Plofkip decision from the ACM. You can read it here: http://kluwercompetitionlawblog.com/2015/02/18/valuing-sustainability-the-acms-analysis-of-chicken-for-tomorrow-under-art-1013/

(13.3.) Following up on Laurens' presentation last week, Rosalie sent the link to a blogpost that explains the background of the Plofkip decision from the ACM. You can read it here: http://kluwercompetitionlawblog.com/2015/02/18/valuing-sustainability-the-acms-analysis-of-chicken-for-tomorrow-under-art-1013/

(13.3.) On the topic of rebates, the blog Chilling Competition discusses the upcoming Post Denmark II decision in the context of the case law on rebates (sent in by Katie). Read it here: http://chillingcompetition.com/2015/03/04/post-danmark-ii-setting-a-legal-test-for-rebates-where-there-is-none-i/

(13.3.) On the topic of rebates, the blog Chilling Competition discusses the upcoming Post Denmark II decision in the context of the case law on rebates (sent in by Katie). Read it here: http://chillingcompetition.com/2015/03/04/post-danmark-ii-setting-a-legal-test-for-rebates-where-there-is-none-i/

(25.2.) We will discuss the different types of abuses of a dominant position next Tuesday.

(25.2.) We will discuss the different types of abuses of a dominant position next Tuesday.

(24.2.) In United Brands (1978), the ECJ had to decide whether bananas form their own market, or are part of a broader market with other fresh fruit. This led the Court to the statement that "the banana is a privileged fruit." Do you agree with the Court's market definition?

(24.2.) In United Brands (1978), the ECJ had to decide whether bananas form their own market, or are part of a broader market with other fresh fruit. This led the Court to the statement that "the banana is a privileged fruit." Do you agree with the Court's market definition?

(22.2.) Ursula the Sea Witch may have engaged in predatory pricing when she required Ariel to sign away her voice for all eternity. However, it remains to be established whether Ursula holds a dominant position. Maybe she holds a significant market share in mermaid-to-human transformation?

(22.2.) Ursula the Sea Witch may have engaged in predatory pricing when she required Ariel to sign away her voice for all eternity. However, it remains to be established whether Ursula holds a dominant position. Maybe she holds a significant market share in mermaid-to-human transformation?

(20.2.) "Article 102 does not forbid the holding of a dominant position, but only the abuse thereof." (Jones/Sufrin, 366)

(20.2.) "Article 102 does not forbid the holding of a dominant position, but only the abuse thereof." (Jones/Sufrin, 366)

(20.2.) Efficient Ursula rejects a form-based approach to the application of Article 102 TFEU, and propagates an effects-based approach instead, which focuses on the maximization of consumer welfare.

(20.2.) Efficient Ursula rejects a form-based approach to the application of Article 102 TFEU, and propagates an effects-based approach instead, which focuses on the maximization of consumer welfare.