The increased intervention by competition authorities in financial markets comes with the risk of stifling efficiencies. Different approaches have been proposed to tackle illegal coordination without hindering necessary information flows.
Sovereign wealth funds have begun to play a critical role in the global economy. Maturing investment strategies and increasingly complex relationships between governments have led to challenges in regulation and international investment policy and strategy.
The transposition of the EU Antitrust Damages Directive moves ahead in the process of minimal harmonisation of aspects of the procedural and substantive rules surrounding private antitrust enforcement, however many of the rules introduced are both fragmented and incomplete leaving wide room for divergences in Member States.
Tax arbitration is an intricate area of law. It is therefore vital for us to understand what tax arbitration entails, its consequences, and the effects it has on the legal sector.
Can you imagine paying taxes, or even receiving government benefits, in Bitcoin? Once the domain of hackers and tech nerds, cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies are now entering the mainstream, and are well positioned to disrupt the world economic order as we know it.
After seven years with no signs of agreement, the financial sector cannot withstand such a level of uncertainty regarding the FTT, a levy that has stymied negotiators for several years. Is it time to consider other alternatives?
If sugar is considered the new tobacco, do we have a strong case for increasing the price of added sugar or is it time to rethink food taxes altogether?
Alongside the European Union’s efforts to research, educate and raise awareness about fake news, its member states are beginning to legislate against it. Though the results to date have been far from outstanding, there are glimmers of hope on the horizon.
In the fast-paced economic environment of the 21st century, many taxation regimes have strayed from the underlying principles of effective taxation policy. Now, more than ever, it is essential for governments across the globe to build policy around taxation foundations established to promote economic growth and stability.
Contrary to business expert predictions, in today´s modern and increasingly digital world, family companies are becoming more and more relevant, forming the backbones of major economies.nomies.
In the aftermath of the Intel judgment, the exemplary punishment on Google has come as a reality check for our daydreams of a resurrected “more-economic approach” in abuse of dominance enforcement
The current state of regulation in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space leave many perplexed. With an uncertain road ahead, a unified regulatory framework for blockchain and cryptocurrency will be crucial to unlocking its full potential.
Why is it so important for law schools to innovate at a systemic level, and what are the consequences of the current lack of willingness and/or capacity to do so?
Project finance falls under the spotlight of competition authorities as traditional antitrust concerns over competitors’ joining forces meets with increasing worries about financial customers’ information asymmetries.