Competition in the High Technology Sector

24 October 2018

The European Union’s approach to competition law and enforcement demonstrates an attitude in the high-tech and media sector, that – due to its anti-competitive and interventionist measures – will harm innovation in this critical sector.

The divergence of EU and US antitrust agencies’ approach to competition law implementation and enforcement are most apparent in measures towards the conduct of high-tech firms, where the EU’s legalistic approach created a chilling environment for innovation in the sector.

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