Antitrust Marathon: Part II

European Competition Journal, Vol. 4, No. 1, June 2008

106 Pages Posted: 16 Jul 2008  

Philip Marsden

College of Europe

Spencer Weber Waller

Loyola University of Chicago, School of Law - Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies

Abstract

On Friday, April 11th, 2008, the second leg of the Antitrust Marathon took place. A number of antitrust practitioners and scholars from Europe and North America met at the Competition Appeal Tribunal in London to discuss the comparative state of monopolization law. This meeting, co-sponsored by the Loyola University Chicago Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies and the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, centred around four discussions: (i) 'European Economic Freedom: American Structuralism Revisited? What Room for Consumer Harm?'; (ii) 'Abuse vs Non-horizontal Mergers: Conflicting Theories of Harm?'; (iii) 'Bundling: Are US and European Views Converging?'; and (iv) 'Remedies'.

What follows is an edited transcript of the panel discussion. The issue papers prepared for the discussion define the scope of each segment and precede the relevant sections of the transcript.

Keywords: antitrust, competition law, market power, monopolization, abuse of dominance, EU law, mergers, economic freedom, bundling, remedies, divestiture, structural remedies, theories of harm

JEL Classification: D40, D42, K21, K41, K42, L12, L40, L41, L43

Suggested Citation

Marsden, Philip and Waller, Spencer Weber, Antitrust Marathon: Part II. European Competition Journal, Vol. 4, No. 1, June 2008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1161065

Philip Marsden (Contact Author)

College of Europe ( email )

Bruges
Belgium

Spencer Weber Waller

Loyola University of Chicago, School of Law - Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies ( email )

25 E. Pearson
Chicago, IL 60611
United States
312-915-7137 (Phone)
312-915-7201 (Fax)

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