Competition law general principles

Competition law general principles guidance:

Aftermarkets are particularly important to manufacturers of complex technical equipment and other companies that adopt a 'razors and razor blades' type of business model....

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Article 101(1) TFEU and Article 102 TFEU will only apply to market conduct (whether agreements/concerted practices or unilateral conduct) that may...

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ARCHIVED–this archived practice note provides information on EU competition law and big data and algorithms and reflects the position at the date of publication (11...

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The European Commission jurisdiction to prosecute antitrust infringements committed outside of the EEA by non-EEA-based undertakings has been the subject of much debate,...

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Market definition is the starting point for most competition law assessments and plays a central and often critical role. In the case of mergers, for example, mergers can...

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The competition authorities have developed a standard ‘toolkit’ to assist them in arriving at an appropriate market definition when reviewing mergers and commercial...

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State intervention in the economy may interact with EU Treaty obligations, most notably the duty of loyalty under Article 4(3) TEU and Article 106 TFEU. For example, the...

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