Stefan Thomas

University of Tuebingen - Faculty of Law

Professor

Geschwister Scholl Platz

Tuebingen, 72074

Germany

http://www.jura.uni-tuebingen.de/professoren_und_dozenten/thomas

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Ex-Ante and Ex-Post Control of Buyer Power

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 May 2015 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2018
Stefan Thomas
University of Tuebingen - Faculty of Law
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buyer power, monopsony, abuse of dominance, merger control, waterbed effect, spiral effect, allocative efficiency, dynamic efficiency, consumer welfare

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Harmful Signals - Cartel Prohibition and Oligopoly Theory in the Age of Machine Learning

Journal of Competition Law & Economics (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2019
Stefan Thomas
University of Tuebingen - Faculty of Law
Downloads 236 (149,548)

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algorithms, cartel, collusion, machine learning, oligopoly, signaling

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Normative Goals in Merger Control: Why Merger Control Should Not Attempt to Achieve 'Better' Outcomes than Competition

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 20 May 2020
Stefan Thomas
University of Tuebingen - Faculty of Law
Downloads 168 (204,185)
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mergers, consumer welfare, environment, industrial policy, labour markets

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Close Competitors in Merger Review

Journal of European Competition Law & Practice, 2013, p. 391 - 401
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2015
Stefan Thomas
University of Tuebingen - Faculty of Law
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antitrust, mergers, unilateral effects, market definition, market dominance, relevant market, upward pricing pressure

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Guilty of a Fault that One Has Not Committed: The Limits of the Group-Based Sanction Policy Carried Out by the Commission and the European Courts In EU-Antitrust Law

Journal of European Competition Law & Practice, 2012, 11-28
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Jul 2015
Stefan Thomas
University of Tuebingen - Faculty of Law
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antitrust, economic entity, fine, parent company

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Common Ownership and Mergers between Portfolio Companies

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Jul 2019
Roman Inderst and Stefan Thomas
Goethe University Frankfurt and University of Tuebingen - Faculty of Law
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common ownership, Herfindahl-Hirschman Index, horizontal effects, innovation competition, merger control, unilateral effects

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Horizontal Restraints on Platforms: How Digital Ecosystems Nudge into Rethinking the Construal of the Cartel Prohibition

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2020
Stefan Thomas
University of Tuebingen - Faculty of Law
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algorithm, ancillary restraints, cartel, consumer welfare, platform

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The Draft Provisions on Antitrust Fines in the Commission's Ecn Proposal

Zeitschrift für Wettbewerbsrecht (ZWeR - Journal of Competition Law) 2018
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Feb 2018
Stefan Thomas and Manuel Dueñas
University of Tuebingen - Faculty of Law and University of Tuebingen - Faculty of Law
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antitrust sanctions, national competition authorities, leniency application, European competition network, antitrust compliance, economic entity doctrine

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Prospective Welfare Analysis - Extending Willingness-to-Pay Assessment to Embrace Sustainability

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Nov 2020
Roman Inderst and Stefan Thomas
Goethe University Frankfurt and University of Tuebingen - Faculty of Law
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Antitrust, Consumer Welfare, Sustainability

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The More Economic Judicature: How the General Court has Recalibrated the Merger Gauge

Competition Policy International, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 22 Jul 2020
Tilman Kuhn and Stefan Thomas
Independent and University of Tuebingen - Faculty of Law
Downloads 71 (373,039)

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close competitors, important competitive force, mergers, SIEC test, UPP analysis

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Price Pressure Indices, Innovation and Mergers Between Commonly Owned Firms

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Jul 2019
Roman Inderst and Stefan Thomas
Goethe University Frankfurt and University of Tuebingen - Faculty of Law
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Reflective Willingness to Pay: Preferences for Sustainable Consumption in a Consumer Welfare Analysis

LawFin Working Paper No. 14
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2021
Stefan Thomas and Roman Inderst
University of Tuebingen - Faculty of Law and Goethe University Frankfurt
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Antitrust, Consumer Welfare, Sustainability

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De-Merger Regimes in Europe - Are National Deconcentration Powers an Appropriate Tool for Enhancing Competition in the EU?

Journal of European Competition Law & Practice, 2011, 201-216
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Jul 2015
Stefan Thomas
University of Tuebingen - Faculty of Law
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antitrust, dominance, deconcentration, de-merger, breaking up firms

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Die Streitverkündung im kartellrechtlichen Schiedsverfahren (Third Party-Notice in Antitrust Arbitration)

Veröffentlicht in: Fairness Justice Equity, Festschrift für Reinhold Geimer zum 80. Geburtstag, (Rolf A. Schütze, Hrsg.), S. 735-743, 2017
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Nov 2020
Stefan Thomas
University of Tuebingen - Faculty of Law
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Antitrust, Kartellrecht, Schiedsverfahren, Streitverkündung

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Evasive Courts: A Rhetorical Analysis of Judicial Conflict Avoidance

Posted: 25 Oct 2018
University of Tuebingen - Faculty of Law, University of Tuebingen, University of Tuebingen - Faculty of Law and University of Tuebingen - Faculty of Law

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Judicial Reasoning, Law and Rhetorical Sciences, Courts and Societal Conflicts, Comparative Research, Constitutional Law, EU Law, International Law, Judicial Conflict Avoidance, Judicial Evasion