Depiction of Reform of Article 82: where the link between dominance and effects breaks down

Reform of Article 82: where the link between dominance and effects breaks down



The reform of Article 82 is high on the EU competition policy agenda. Many commentators are of the view that abuse of dominance cases should move away from the current form-based approach to an effects-based approach. This article explores one of the fundamental shortcomings of the current approach—the use of dominance determinations as a shortcut to infer anticompetitive effects.


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