The Competition
Law Hub

A platform for independent research into competition law and policy

The Market Power of Big Tech

In an interview with Austrian newspaper Salzburger Nachrichten, Vicky Robertson discusses the market power of Big Tech,…

Looking Back at the Vienna Competition Law Days 2022

In the latest issue of the Austrian Competition Journal (Österreichische Zeitschrift für Kartellrecht), Franziska Guggi recaps the…

Digital Merger Report for the European Commission

Vicky Robertson’s Report on digital technology mergers in EU Member States and the UK, commissioned by the…

Events

Öster Zeitschrift für Kartellrecht

Looking Back at the Vienna Competition Law Days 2022

In the latest issue of the Austrian Competition Journal (Österreichische Zeitschrift für Kartellrecht), Franziska Guggi recaps the Vienna Competition Law...
Competition Law in Conversation with Katarzyna Czapracka and Filip Tuytschaever_06 December 2022_Eventbrite-0001

Online Distribution Under the New VBER

The new Vertical Block Exemption Regulation (VBER) entered into force on 1 June 2022. It introduces up-to-date rules for companies...
Competition Law in Conversation with Antoine Babinet and Florence Thepot_18 October 2022_Eventbrite-0001

Gatekeeper Status under the DMA

The new Digital Markets Act (DMA) strives to keep digital markets open and contestable despite the presence of important gatekeepers....

Projects

ChartingGreenerFutureforEUCompLaw

Charting a Greener Future for EU Competition Law

The project sets out to harness the transformative power of environmental sustainability by charting new ways for a greener future...
DataComp

DataComp

Antitrust violations in their various forms result in considerable costs and disadvantages for competitors, customers and the public at large. Yet...
GrazLawWorkingPaper

Graz Law Working Paper Series

Vicky Robertson is the initiator and co-editor of the Graz Law Working Paper Series, hosted on SSRN. The series regularly...

Publications

MarketPowerDigitalAge

Market Power in the Digital Age

Digital platforms are shaping the digital age. Recently, the so-called GAFAM (Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft) as well as...
MicrosoftActivisionBlizzard_Fabian

Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard Acquisition

In a recent working paper, Fabian Ziermann discusses the market definition and potential competitive concerns of Microsoft/Activision. He analyzes the...
SustainabilityExemption

Austria’s Sustainability Exemption

In a recent contribution on Austria’s sustainability exemption, Vicky Robertson discusses what led the Austrian legislator to adopt this exemption,...

Talks

WCNA 2022_2

WCNA Conference 2022

On 9 November 2022, Vicky Robertson discussed the new 3+1 rule foreseen in the Draft Block Exemption Regulation for Research...
FeSR Conference

FeSR Conference 2022

On 4 November 2022, Fabian Ziermann and his colleague Dwayne Bach discussed eSports antitrust law at the 4th conference of...
lawtomation

AI, Distributive Justice and EU Competition Law

At the Lawtomation conference hosted by the IE University Law School in Madrid on 29 & 30 September 2022, Klaudia...