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Working Group on Competition Law

For more than 50 years now the Bundeskartellamt has organised an annual meeting of the Working Group on Competition Law. The group consists of university professors from economic and legal faculties and judges from the competition divisions at the courts, who come together to discuss current competition law issues.

The working papers of recent meetings can be accessed here:

2017Innovations – challenges for competition law practice
2013Vertical Restraints in the Internet Economy
2011Fuel Prices - market power, pricing and consequences
2008Buyer Power in Competition Law - Status and Perspectives
2007“The future of abuse control in a more economic approach to competition law”
2006"Conglomerate Mergers in Merger Control - Review and Prospects"

“Prohibition Criteria in Merger Control - Dominant Position versus Substantial Lessening of Competition?”

Short summary of the conclusions of the discussion

Title, contents and literature relating to the Working paper