A chapter published by Frédéric Louis and Anne Vallery in The Public Competition Enforcement Review—Eleventh Edition—by The Law Reviews.
Excerpt: As usual, it would be impossible to cover all the significant developments, touching upon all aspects of European Commission (EC) enforcement of the TFEU antitrust rules, under the supervision of the EU courts in Luxembourg, that took place over the past year. The period saw a decline in the number and importance of new EC cartel decisions, yet a flurry of abuse of dominance cases, with a new monster fine on Google shattering the previous record fine imposed on the company the year before. In addition, and as expected, we saw a renewed EC drive against vertical restraints aiming to limit price competition in retail distribution markets. Read the full article.