When the Chips are Down: Some Reflections on the European Commission's Intel Decision

Journal of European Competition Law & Practice, Oxford University Press, 2010

10 Pages Posted: 18 Sep 2012

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Nicholas Banasevic

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Per Hellstrom

European Union - Directorate General for Competition

Date Written: July 8, 2010

Abstract

This paper provides an analysis of the Commission’s Intel Decision and is structured as follows. Section II gives some introductory thoughts on the general legal and economic framework with respect to abuse of dominance cases. Section III goes on to describe the legal and economic framework of the Decision, whilst Section IV looks at certain issues relating to the Decision’s factual findings. Section V addresses a number of issues relating to the harm resulting from Intel’s conduct and Section VI then briefly examines the fine. Section VII concludes.

Keywords: EU, competition, law, European Commission, Intel, Article 102, conditional, rebates

Suggested Citation

Banasevic, Nicholas and Hellstrom, Per, When the Chips are Down: Some Reflections on the European Commission's Intel Decision (July 8, 2010). Journal of European Competition Law & Practice, Oxford University Press, 2010, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2147712

Nicholas Banasevic

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

Per Hellstrom (Contact Author)

European Union - Directorate General for Competition ( email )

Place Madou, Madouplein 1
Saint-Josse-ten-Noode/Sint-Joost-ten-Noode
Brussels, B-1049
Belgium

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