Preface: De Minimis

Bulletin e-Competitions De minimis, Art. N° 72780, Forthcoming

12 Pages Posted: 5 Jun 2015

Date Written: May 2, 2015


This short article summarizes recent developments on the de minimis exception in EU competition law and the competition law of the Member States. Most of the article is devoted to the de minimis exception in Article 101(1) TFEU and the corresponding national provisions. This includes a discussion of the Expedia judgment, the 2014 revision of the European Commission's de minimis Notice, and to what extent object restriction that have a negligible impact on competition fall outside Article 101(1) TFEU.

Note: This is the pre-edited version of the preface to a special issue of the e-Competitions Newsletter devoted to de minimis cases.

Keywords: de minimis, appreciability, competition law, antitrust law

JEL Classification: K21

Suggested Citation

Wagner-von Papp, Florian, Preface: De Minimis (May 2, 2015). Bulletin e-Competitions De minimis, Art. N° 72780, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN:

Florian Wagner-von Papp (Contact Author)

University College London Faculty of Laws ( email )

Bentham House
Endsleigh Gardens
London, WC1H 0EG
United Kingdom


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