The CRA Annual Brussels Conference, Economic Developments in European Competition Policy, takes place on Wednesday December 9, 2015 at the Steigenberger Wiltcher’s Hotel, Brussels.
Cristina Caffarra is a panelist on “Why Regulate Online Platforms: Transparency, Fairness, Competition or Innovation?”
Kai-Uwe Kühn and John Van Reenen will be panelists on “More than Price Effects: Investment Incentives, Financial Constraints and the Counterfactual in Merger Analysis” and Dr. Kühn will also be a panelist on “Private Damages Litigation Beyond Cartels: The Competitive Counterfactual in Complex Antitrust Cases.”
Matthew Bennett is a panelist on “Market Investigations: Fixing Markets that Don’t “Work Well”?”
Hans Zenger is a panelist on “Multichannel Distribution: Experimentation, Innovation and Enforcement.”
Pierre Régibeau, Fiona Scott Morton, and Damien Neven are panelists on “Holding up the Internet of Things? The Search for New Rules for Standard Setting and SEP Licensing.”
Assessing umbrella pricing incentives
When collusive agreements involve a subset of firms in an industry, they may create the incentive and ability for firms that are not participants in the cartel...