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New series of Bundeskartellamt papers on "Competition and Consumer Protection in the Digital Economy"

Date of issue: 06.10.2017

The first paper in the series deals with "Big Data and Competition."

Titel des Beitrags Big Data und Wettbewerb

Today the Bundeskartellamt has launched a new series of papers on the topic "Competition and Consumer Protection in the Digital Economy".

The first paper in the series deals with "Big Data and Competition." It explains the specifics of digital, data-based markets and the role which data plays in competitive analysis. The paper also addresses the importance of data protection issues for competition law proceedings.

It is available for download (in German) on the Bundeskartellamt's website.

Further publications in this series are in preparation and will be published as the occasion arises.

Press release (pdf)