The New Concept of Anti-Competitive Object: A Loose Cannon in EU Competition Law
European Competition Law Review, Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 154-159, 2015
6 Pages Posted: 4 Mar 2016
Date Written: 2015
This article analyzes EU competition law’s recent developments in respect of anti-competitive object (Allianz, Cartes bancaires, the Commission’s new De Minimis Notice). It provides a critical evaluation of the new, elusive notion and demonstrates its devastating consequences.
Keywords: Anti-competitive object, de minimis, Per se rule
JEL Classification: K21
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