Features

The view from the roof of the Waldorf

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This year a regular institution in the US conference programme, the Conference Board event in New York, beefed up its international coverage. David Samuels reports

Thinking differently about cartels

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The ABA antitrust section’s international cartel workshop at the Plaza Hotel managed to entertain as well as inform. David Samuels reports

The future of competition policy in Ireland

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There was plenty of optimism at a special event held in Dublin to discuss proposed changes to Irish competition law. James Eyers reports

The Green Paper: an exercise in tackling or tinkering?

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The European Commission has formally opened the debate it trailed at Fordham on reform of the merger regulation. Henry Lesguillons, Nathalie Jalabert-Doury and Niamh McCarthy of Jeantet & Associés offer a critique of the Monti Green Paper

Competition lawyers assess the Monti Green Paper

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The Green Paper produced by Mario Monti last year was too detailed for an immediate response. Now that its ideas have had time to percolate, David Samuels sought the reaction of leading practitioners

An interview with Konrad von Finckenstein

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In December 2001, the Canadian Government offered to extend Competition Commissioner Konrad von Finckenstein’s term in office. GCR spoke to him shortly after he accepted about the Bureau’s perceived lack of independence, the OECD forum and where Canada stands on GE/Honeywell

Shifting the burden of proof in Turkish competition law

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Gönenç Gürkaynak* of White & Case, New York believes that the over-zealous application of the ‘presumption of concerted practice’ provision in Turkey’s Competition Act is contrary to fundamental competition law principles

Ten lessons from 10 years of Irish competition law

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Modern Irish competition law was 10 years old in October. Vincent Power of A & L Goodbody, Dublin reviews the first decade and considers what lessons can be learnt from the application of an EUbased system in a small common law jurisdiction

The message of Napp

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The UK Competition Commission Appeals Tribunal has handed down a decision on dominance in the pharmaceutical sector with wideranging implications. Claire Harris of Allen & Overy, Brussels reports

Competition and spectrum auctions in Europe

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Cento Veljanovski, managing partner of Case Associates, London offers a purely personal view of the controversy surrounding the competitive impact of European mobile telephony auctions