Interlocking Directorates and Anti-Competitive Risks: An Enforcement Gap in Europe?
Concurrences N° 1-2016
14 Pages Posted: 13 Jul 2016 Last revised: 19 Jul 2016
Date Written: February 15, 2016
Interlocking directorates between competitors may raise significant anti-competitive risks, which attract little attention in comparison to that posed by other structural links, such as minority shareholdings. This article provides a systematic analysis of the ability of current legal tools of competition law, as well as of company law and corporate governance to address those anti-competitive risks, and thereby, highlights the existence of an enforcement gap in Europe.
Keywords: Competition law, Antitrust, Corporate Governance, Corporate Law, Company Law
JEL Classification: K21, K22
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