January 18, 2016

Commissioner Vestager Misunderstands Where the Value of Data Lies

EurActiv reports this morning on a speech delivered by Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager at the DLD conference in Munich on Sunday. In it, Vestager hints at possible action by the EU’s antitrust watchdog in cases where online businesses used data collection to exclude competitors.
December 21, 2015

Understanding online platforms

While platforms can operate online and offline, the internet has created new opportunities to lower transaction costs by linking users. Recently, there have been calls at EU level for a special regulatory framework for online platforms.