Last week Malgorzata Cyndecka and Tim Wyndham of BECCLE met with representatives of the EFTA Surveillance Authority and the European Commission and presented their findings regarding the Authority’s state aid decision on zero VAT rate for electronic news services.
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BECCLE’s Ignacio Herrera Anchustegui has uploaded a working paper on Cross-Border collaborative procurement through central purchasing bodies to SSRN.
At BECCLE, we are honoured and proud to congratulate our colleague Ignacio Herrera Anchustegui. Ignacio has been awarded the “2017 Concurrences PhD Award” for the best thesis of the year in competition/regulation law or economics. As part of the award, Ignacio’s thesis will be published in the Concurrences Collection. His dissertation was supervised by Ass. […]
New publication On 22 December 2016, The EFTA Court delivered its advisory opinion, clarifying what is understood to by restriction of competition by object and whether joint bidding may restriction competition by object as a type of price fixing. BECCLE’s Ignacio Herrera Anchustegui’s analysis of the advisory opinion is forthcoming in European Competition and Regulatory […]
Endorsments from the public officials can contribute to save state-controlled companies from bankruptcy, in situations where private companies would not survive. On 30 November 2016, the ECJ gave delivered its judgment in Commision v. France and Orange, Case C-486/15. The Court found that endorsement from public officials did not constitute a breach of the state […]
Delingsøkonomiutvalet, foreslår at delingsplattformer som Uber, Airbnb og andre bør underleggjast ein generell rapporteringsplikt til skattemyndigheitene, og eit fleirtal foreslår ei forenkla skattehandsaming av småinntekter frå tjenester i delingsøkonomien. BECCLEs Professor Tommy Staahl Gabrielsen har leia utvalet, som i tillegg foreslår ei endra regulering av taximarknaden som mogleggjer etablering av delingskøyring. «Rettstilstanden på området er […]
Buyer power and its treatment in EU/EEA Competition Law is a topic that has received little academic attention until now. Buyer power represents the other side of competition law and concerns buying conducts and how a buyer can exert its market power to the detriment of competition. On Friday 10 February, BECCLE’s Ignacio Herrera Anchustegui […]
Bergen Center for Competition Law and Economics (BECCLE) is pleased to announce the 3rd annual conference on competition policy on the 27th and 28th of April in Bergen, Norway. The conference will combine sessions with invited speakers and presentations and discussions of original research papers in the fields of competition law and economics. Date: 27 […]
BECCLE and UiB’s PhD candidate Ignacio Herrera Anchustegui has been awarded the prestigious Scholar-In-Residence Program award by the Antitrust Law Section of the American Bar Association. On Friday 11th of November Ignacio was informed that he was chosen as one of the two recipients of the Scholar-In-Residence Program award for the period 2017. This grant […]