Founder and Co-Director Osservatorio Antitrust, Trento University.

APPLY NOW – II EDITION TRENTO SUMMER SCHOOL ON ADVANCED EU COMPETITION LAW & ECONOMICS, MOENA 12-18 JUNE 2016

The SECOND EDITION WILL TAKE PLACE IN MOENA (Italian Dolomites) FROM 12 to 18 JUNE 2016. The Summer School is organised by the Osservatorio Permanente sull’Applicazione delle Regole di Concorrenza based at Faculty of Law of Trento University (“Osservatorio Antitrust”). The Summer School is co-directed by Gian Antonio Benacchio and Michele Carpagnano. The Summer School offers a unique opportunity to analyse and study EU Competition Law…

THE GENERAL COURT UPHOLDS (WITH ONE EXCEPTION) THE FINES IMPOSED BY THE COMMISSION ON COMPANIES INVOLVED IN THE AIR FREIGHT FORWARDING CARTEL

On February 29, the General Court issued six judgments ruling on the cartel fines imposed by the Commission on several companies in the sector of international air freight forwarding services. In 2012, the Commission imposed fines amounting to a total of € 169 million on 14 international groups of companies active in the sector of…

HUAWEI V ZTE: OPEN ISSUES AFTER ECJ’S JUDGMENT

Comment by Marco Lo Bue (Italian Competition Authority) On 16 July 2015, the European Court of Justice addressed the request for a preliminary ruling submitted by the District Court of Dűsseldorf with regard to the Huawei v ZTE case . The referring Court had raised the question whether an action for infringement brought by a FRAND-encumbered…

APPLY NOW – TRENTO SUMMER SCHOOL ON ADVANCED EU COMPETITION LAW AND ECONOMICS

The Summer School is organised by the Osservatorio Permanente sull’Applicazione delle Regole di Concorrenza based at Faculty of Law of Trento University. The Summer School is co-directed by Gian Antonio Benacchio and Michele Carpagnano. The Summer School offers a unique opportunity to analyse and study EU Competition Law and Economics at an advanced level. This advanced course combines academia with a pragmatic…

THE SPANISH CNMC HAS INITIATED PROCEEDINGS AGAINST PFIZER

The CNMC, the Spanish Competition Authority, has initiated proceedings against Pfizer for a potential anticompetitive conduct derived from the supply contracts. The referred company signed the contracts with several wholesale distributors. Such supply contracts are deemed to impede effective parallel commerce within the European Union. In 2005, Spain Pharma filed a claim against Pfizer and…

V TRENTO ANTITRUST CONFERENCE 16-18 APRIL 2015

The fifth edition of the Trento Antitrust Conference will be held in Trento on 16-18 April 2015. The Conference is organized by the Trento Faculty of Law and the Osservatorio Permanente sull’Applicazione delle Regole di Concorrenza (“Antitrust Observatory”), founded and co-directed by Michele Carpagnano and Gian Antonio Benacchio. The event is supported by the Italian…