Competition law and policy in the digital economy: report from Spain
Proceedings of the XXIX FIDE Congress (The Hague, 20-23 May 2020)
23 Pages Posted:
Date Written: January 28, 2020
The paper provides an overview of the enforcement activity of the Spanish competition authority in the digital economy. It explores, in particular, (i) the authority's approach to market definition and the assessment of market power; (ii) the main theories of harm developed in its decisions; and (iii) the remedies imposed. The institutional aspects are also considered.
Keywords: competition law; digital economy; network effects; two-sided markets; exclusivity; remedies
JEL Classification: K21, L14, L24, L41, L42
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