Pinar Akman

School of Law, University of Leeds

Professor of Law

Leeds, LS2 9JT

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

The Theory of Abuse in Google Search: A Positive and Normative Assessment Under EU Competition Law

[2017] (2) Journal of Law, Technology and Policy 301
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 21 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2018
Pinar Akman
School of Law, University of Leeds
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Google, search engines, comparison shopping services, abuse of a dominant position, self-preferencing

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Regulating Competition in Digital Platform Markets: A Critical Assessment of the Framework and Approach of the EU Digital Markets Act

(2022) 47 European Law Review 85
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2022
Pinar Akman
School of Law, University of Leeds
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Digital Markets Act, DMA, platform regulation, competition law, digital markets, online platforms, European Union competition law, antitrust, gatekeepers

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A Web of Paradoxes: Empirical Evidence on Online Platform Users and Implications for Competition and Regulation in Digital Markets

16 (2) Virginia Law and Business Review 217 (2022)
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 28 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2022
Pinar Akman
School of Law, University of Leeds
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online platforms, antitrust, competition, market power, big tech, technology, empirical evidence, online platform users, regulation, digital markets, digitalisation

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When are Excessive Prices Unfair?

CCP Working Paper 10/04
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2014
Pinar Akman and Luke Garrod
School of Law, University of Leeds and University of East Anglia - ESRC Centre for Competition Policy and School of Economics
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unfair pricing prohibition, excessive pricing, dual entitlement, abuse of dominant position, behavioural law and economics

When are Excessive Prices Unfair?

ESRC Centre for Competition Policy Working Paper No. 10-4
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 May 2010
Pinar Akman and Luke Garrod
School of Law, University of Leeds and University of East Anglia - ESRC Centre for Competition Policy and School of Economics
Downloads 238 (177,518)
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Unfair pricing prohibition, abuse of dominant position, exploitative abuse, excessive pricing, principle of dual entitlement

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Online RPM and MFN Under Antitrust Law and Economics

Review of Industrial Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2017
Pinar Akman and D. Daniel Sokol
School of Law, University of Leeds and USC Gould School of Law
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resale price maintenance, most favored nation, RPM, MFN, antitrust, competition law, economics

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The Reform of the Application of Article 102 TFEU: Mission Accomplished?

Antitrust Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 03 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2015
Pinar Akman
School of Law, University of Leeds
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abuse of a dominant position, Article 102 TFEU, Guidance paper on enforcement priorities

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Online Platforms, Agency, and Competition Law: Mind the Gap

(2019) 43 (2) Fordham International Law Journal 209
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 15 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2019
Pinar Akman
School of Law, University of Leeds
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Online Platforms, Digital Economy, Competition Law, Antitrust, Intra-Enterprise Conspiracy, Sharing Economy, Agency, Single Economic Entity Doctrine, Vertical Restraints, Competitive Neutrality, Undertaking, Sharing Economy, Uber, Amazon Marketplace, Apple App Store, Airbnb, eBay, Booking.com

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Exploitative Abuse in Article 82EC: Back to Basics?

Cambridge Yearbook of European Legal Studies, Vol. 11, 2009, ESRC Centre for Competition Policy CCP Working Paper No. 09-1
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Jan 2009
Pinar Akman
School of Law, University of Leeds
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exploitation, exploitative abuse, abuse of dominance, Article 82EC, consumer welfare

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A Preliminary Assessment of the European Commission’s Google Android Decision

Competition Policy International Antitrust Chronicle, December 2018
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 17 Jan 2019
Pinar Akman
School of Law, University of Leeds
Downloads 647 (57,485)
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Android, European Commission, Google, Abuse of a Dominant Position

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A Competition Law Assessment of Platform Most-Favoured-Customer Clauses

(2016) 12 (4) Journal of Competition Law and Economics 781
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 06 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2017
Pinar Akman
School of Law, University of Leeds
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online platforms, two-sided markets, most-favoured-customer (MFC) clauses, online travel agents, agency exception, abuse of a dominant position, anticompetitive agreements

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'Consumer Welfare' and Article 82EC: Practice and Rhetoric

World Competition, Vol. 32, 2009, CCP Working Paper No. 08-25
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2013
Pinar Akman
School of Law, University of Leeds
Downloads 520 (75,587)
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Article 82EC, consumer welfare, restriction of competition, abuse of a dominant position, enforcement

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To Abuse, or not to Abuse: Discrimination between Consumers

European Law Review, Vol. 32, p. 492, 2007, CCP Working Paper No. 06-18
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2008
Pinar Akman
School of Law, University of Leeds
Downloads 463 (87,258)
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discrimination, abuse of dominant position, Article 82 EC Treaty, consumer welfare

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A Preliminary Assessment of the European Commission’s Google Search Decision

Antitrust Chronicle, Competition Policy International, 2017
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 21 Dec 2017
Pinar Akman
School of Law, University of Leeds
Downloads 361 (115,778)

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abuse of a dominant position, Google (Search) Shopping, Article 102 TFEU

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The Tests of Illegality Under Articles 101 and 102 TFEU

Antitrust Bulletin, 2016 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Dec 2015
Pinar Akman
School of Law, University of Leeds
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Test of illegality; anticompetitive intent; competition on the merits; Article 101 TFEU; Article 102 TFEU

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'Consumer' Versus 'Customer': The Devil in the Detail

ESRC Centre for Competition Policy Working Paper No. 08-34
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Dec 2008
Pinar Akman
School of Law, University of Leeds
Downloads 258 (164,564)
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Article 82EC, abuse of dominance, consumer welfare, customer welfare, final consumers, intermediate customers

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A Most-Favoured-Customer Guarantee with a Twist

CCP Working Paper No. 05-8 , European Competition Journal, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 57-86, May 2006
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Jun 2006
Morten Hviid and Pinar Akman
University of East Anglia - Centre for Competition Policy (CCP) and School of Law, University of Leeds
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Most-favoured-customer guarantees, price guarantees, fairness, anti-competitive contract clauses

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‘Consumer’ Versus ‘Customer’: The Devil in the Detail

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 37, Issue 2, pp. 315-344, June 2010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 May 2010
Pinar Akman
School of Law, University of Leeds
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Myths and Myth-Making in the European Union: The Institutionalization and Interpretation of EU Competition Policy

JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 48, Issue 1, pp. 111-132, January 2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Dec 2009
Pinar Akman and Hussein H. Kassim
School of Law, University of Leeds and University of East Anglia (UEA) - Centre for Competition Policy
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Searching for the Long-Lost Soul of Article 82EC

CCP Working Paper No. 07-5
Posted: 03 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2010
Pinar Akman
School of Law, University of Leeds

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Abuse of a dominant position, legislative intent, 'travaux preparatoires', welfare, abuse, efficiency

Searching for the Long-Lost Soul of Article 82ec

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 29, Issue 2, pp. 267-303, 2009
Posted: 16 Jun 2009
Pinar Akman
School of Law, University of Leeds

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