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 […]
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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 […]
New publication in American Economic Journal: Microeconomics by BECCLEs Tommy Staahl Gabrielsen and Bjørn Olav Johansen on the economics of RPM. Citation: Gabrielsen, Tommy Staahl and Bjørn Olav Johansen: ‘Resale price maintenance with secret contracts and retail service externalities’, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 9(1), pp. 63-87.
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 […]
BECCLEs Teis Lunde Lømo disputerer torsdag 12.01.2017 for ph.d.-graden ved Universitetet i Bergen med avhandlingen «Vertical contracting with externalities: three essays in industrial organization». Bedrifter handler med hverandre gjennom avanserte kontrakter – gjerne kalt vertikale bindinger. Et eksempel er avtalene mellom leverandører og forhandlere i det norske dagligvaremarkedet – si mellom Orkla og Rema. Vertikale […]
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 […]
Opptaket fra BECCLE-seminaret 1. november om markedsbalansering i kjøttindustrien og unntak fra konkurranseloven er nå tilgjengelig. Opptaket er tilgjengelig her…
BECCLE’s Malgorzata Agnieszka Cyndecka, postdoctoral fellow at the Faculty of Law, UoB, has received the news that she has been awarded the prestigious European State Aid Quarterly’s award for best PhD dissertation since 2012 within the field of state aid. Malgorzata has very newly received the news that she was awarded the prestigious award. There […]
The 3rd annual Bergen Competition Policy Conference will take place April 27-28 2017. This year the conference will be held at the Norwegian School of Economics. A Call for Papers as well as information on keynotes and invited sessions will be circulated and posted at www.beccle.no early January 2017. Be sure to save the date.