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MaCCI Members Franck and Peitz on Competition Policy in the Platform Economy

On 8 May 2019, the Brussels-based think tank "Centre on Regulation in Europe" (CERRE) released the report "Market Defintion and Market Power in the Platform Economy". In this report, MaCCI members Jens-Uwe Franck and Martin Peitz provide guidance on how to define markets and on how to assess market...

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MaCCI Director Thomas Fetzer on Big Data and Competition Law at the 8th China Competition Policy Forum

MaCCI Director Thomas Fetzer was invited by SAMR (State Aministration for Market Regulation) to give a presentation on big data and competition law at the eighth China Competition Policy Forum on 8 May in Haikou, Hainan, China. The China competition policy forum is one of the most important...

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March 2019: MaCCI Members Franck and Peitz Winner of the 2019 Antitrust Writing Award

For their paper "Suppliers as Forgotten Cartel Victims", published in the New York University Journal of Law & Business, MaCCI members Jens-Uwe Franck...

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MaCCI Annual Conference 2019 Focuses on Common Ownership and Competition

What effects does common and cross ownership have on competition? How are two-sided markets developing? What role do data play in company mergers? These were some of many issues discussed at the eighth annual conference of the Mannheim Centre for Competition and Innovation (MaCCI) on 28 and 29 March...

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MaCCI Activity Report 2018

The 2018 MaCCI Activity Report is now available. The report provides an overview of the MaCCI activities in 2018. It also includes a list of papers which MaCCI researchers published in 2018.

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February 2019: MaCCI Member Fetzer as Expert at Deutsche Bundestag

MaCCI member Thomas Fetzer will give an expert testimony on a revision of the German Telecommunications Act at the the Deutsche Bundestag. Further...

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February 2019: MaCCI Member Wambach as Expert at Deutsche Bundestag

MaCCI member Achim Wambach will discuss the Biennial Report of the German Monopolies Commission 2018, as well the recommendations of the commission...

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February 2019: MaCCI Members Peitz and Wambach at the Bundeskartellamt

MaCCI members Peitz and Wambach together with seven other German-speaking competition economists contributed to the discussions at the third meeting...

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January 2019: MaCCI Board Member Achim Wambach Acts as Vice Chairman for the German Commission for Competition Law 4.0

On 29 January 2019 the German commission for competition law 4.0 met in Berlin for the 3rd time, where MaCCI Board Member Achim Wambach served as vice...

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December 1: MaCCI-EPoS Workshop on Mergers and Antitrust

MaCCI members Nicolas Schutz and Volker Nocke organized a two-day workshop gathering around twenty researchers to present and discuss empirical and...

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