Short-Listed Articles

The Editorial Committee has selected 600 eligible academic and business articles based on Concurrences readers’ submissions and the Steering Committees’ suggestions. The readers and the Steering Committees have now voted on their favorite articles, resulting in the short list below of 40 finalists. The Board will then vote for the 20 award-winning articles. See the Rules.

Results will be announced at the Awards Gala Dinner on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in Washington DC, by Bill Kovacic, Andrew Finch, Andrea Coscelli, Alejandra Palacios Prieto, and Brent Snyder. Register for the Awards Dinner.

I. ACADEMIC ARTICLES

1. General antitrust

1.1 Steering Committee’s Vote

- Antitrust in a Time of Populism, Carl Shapiro, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Forthcoming 2018

1.2 Readers’ Vote

- Judging in Europe: Do Legal Traditions Matter?, Angela Huyue Zhang, Jingchen Liu and Nuno Garoupa, Journal of Competition Law & Economics, Forthcoming 2018

2. Concerted Practices

2.1 Steering Committee’s Vote

- A Proposal for a Structural Remedy for Illegal Collusion, Joseph E. Harrington Jr, Antitrust Law Journal, Forthcoming

2.2 Readers’ Vote

- A Consumer Behavioral Approach to Resale Price Maintenance, Thomas K. Cheng, Virginia Law & Business Review, Volume 12, fall 2017, Number 1

3. Unilateral Conduct

3.1 Steering Committee’s Vote

- Amazon’s Antitrust Paradox, Lina Khan, Yale Law Journal, Vol. 126, 2017

3.2 Readers’ Vote

- A Comparative and Economic Analysis of the U.S. FTC’s Complaint and the Korea FTC’s Decision Against Qualcomm, Douglas H. Ginsburg et al., Competition Policy International, Forthcoming

4. Mergers

4.1 Steering Committee’s Vote

- Horizontal mergers, innovation and the competitive process, Giulio Federico, Journal of European Competition Law & Practice, November 2017

4.2 Readers’ Vote

- The Treatment of State-owned Enterprises in EU Competition Law: New Developments and Future Challenges, Geneviève Lallemand-Kirche, Caroline Tixier and Henri Piffaut, Journal of European Competition Law & Practice, Volume 8, Issue 5, 2017

5. Intellectual Property

5.1 Steering Committee’s Vote

- The Unregulated Certification Mark(et), Jeanne C. Fromer, Stanford Law Review, Vol. 69, p. 121, 2017

5.2 Readers’ Vote

- The Lundbeck Case and the Concept of Potential Competition, Sandra Marco Colino et al., Concurrences Review, No. 2, 2017

6. Private Enforcement

6.1 Steering Committee’s Vote

- Suppliers to a sellers’ cartel and the boundaries of the right to damages in U.S. versus EU competition law, Eckart Bueren and Florian Smuda, European Journal of Law and Economics, November 21, 2017

6.2 Readers’ Vote

- Cartel Damages Claims in Europe: How Courts Have Assessed Overcharges, Jean-François Laborde, Concurrences Review N° 1-2017, Art. N° 83418, pp. 36-42

7. Cross-Border

7.1 Steering Committee’s Vote

- Troubled Waters Between U.S. and European Antitrust, D. Daniel Sokol, 115 Michigan Law Review 955, 2017

7.2 Reader’s Vote

- Comity’s Enduring Vitality in a Globalized World, Douglas H. Ginsburg and John M. Taladay, George Mason Law Review, forthcoming

8. Procedure

8.1 Steering Committee’s Vote

- Presumptions in EU Competition Law, Cyril Ritter, Journal of Antitrust Enforcement, December 2017

8.2 Reader’s Vote

- The EU Competition Law Fining System: A Quantitative Review of the Commission Decisions between 2000 and 2017, Damien Geradin and Katarzyna Sadrak, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2017-018, 2017

9. Asian Antitrust

9.1 Steering Committee’s Vote

- The Antitrust Paradox of China Inc., Angela Huyue Zhang, New York University Journal of International Law and Politics (JILP), Vol. 50, 2017

9.2 Reader’s Vote

- Competition law in the Philippines: economic, legal, and institutional context, Mel Marquis, Journal of Antitrust Enforcement, August 2017

10. Economics

10.1 Steering Committee’s Vote

- The Competitive Effects of Common Ownership: We Know Less than We Think, Daniel P. O’Brien and Keith Waehrer, The Competitive Effects of Common Ownership: We Know Less than We Think, 81 Antitrust Law Journal 729, 2017

10.2 Reader’s Vote

- Enforcement of anticollusion laws against domestic and foreign firms, Pierre Cremieux and Edward A. Snyder, Concurrences Review N° 4-2017, Art. N° 84877, 2017

II. BUSINESS ARTICLES

1. General Antitrust

1.1 Steering Committee’s Vote

- Pandora’s box of online ills: We should turn to technology and market-driven solutions before imposing regulation or using competition law, Maurits Dolmans et al., Concurrences N°3-2017

1.2 Readers’ Vote

- ECJ: Clarification on Withdrawing State Aid from Companies Deemed "Undertaking in Difficulty", Philipp Werner, Jones Day Commentary, July 2017

2. Concerted Practices

2.1 Steering Committee’s Vote

- The Implications of Algorithmic Pricing for Coordinated Effects Analysis and Price Discrimination Markets in Antitrust Enforcement, Terrell McSweeny, Brian O’Dea, Antitrust Enforcement, Antitrust, Fall 2017, 75

2.2 Readers’ Vote

- European Commission’s Antitrust Concerns Lead to Syndicated Loans Market Study, Eric Barbier de La Serre et al., Jones Day Commentary, May 2017

3. Unilateral Conduct

3.1 Steering Committee’s Vote

- District Court Denies Motion to Dismiss FTC Section 5 Complaint Against Qualcomm, Greg Sivinski, Competition Policy International, August 16, 2017

3.2 Readers’ Vote

- European Court Ruling May Reinvigorate Enforcement Against Excessive Pricing, Philipp Werner et al., Jones Day Commentary, October 2017

4. Mergers

4.1 Steering Committee’s Vote

- EU Merger Control: the Dow/DuPont Theory of Innovation Harm, Bill Batchelor et al., Baker McKenzie Client Alert, October 2017

4.2 Readers’ Vote

- Survey – Recent Developments in EU Merger Remedies, Christopher Cook et al., Journal of European Competition Law & Practice, 2017, Vol. 8, No. 5

5. Intellectual Property

5.1 Steering Committee’s Vote

- IP and antitrust: Implications of recent cases and likely policy developments in 2017, Wolrad Prinz zu Waldeck und Pyrmont et al., Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Global antitrust 10 key themes - 2017

5.2 Readers’ Vote

- United States: Pharmaceutical Antitrust 2018, Michael Gallagher et al., Global Competition Review, 25 September 2017

6. Private Enforcement

6.1 Steering Committee’s Vote

- The Implementation and Impact of the EU Antitrust Damages Directive in the UK, Romano Subiotto et al., Wirtschaft und Wettbeweb, 27.07.2017

6.2 Readers’ Vote

- Cartel Damage Recovery: A Roadmap for In-House Counsel, Scott Martin et al., Antitrust, Vol. 32, No. 1, Fall 2017

7. Cross-Border

7.1 Steering Committee’s Vote

- Implementing cross-border transactions by carve-out before final merger clearance, Murad Daghles, Lukas Rengier, Allen & Overy Publication, December 2017

7.2 Reader’s Vote

- U.S. DOJ and FTC Publish Updated Antitrust Guidelines for International Enforcement with Goal to Maintain Agency Flexibility, Geoffrey D. Oliver et al., Jones Day Antitrust Alert, January 2017

8. Procedure

8.1 Steering Committee’s Vote

- Legal professional privilege under EU law: current issues, Francisco Enrique González-Díaz, Paul Stuart, Competition Law & Policy Debate, Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2017.

8.2 Reader’s Vote

- Legal Professional Privilege Under the EU Merger Regulation: State of Play, Frederic Depoortere, Giorgio Motta, International Comparative Legal Guides, December 2017

9. Asian Antitrust

9.1 Steering Committee’s Vote

- Chinese Antitrust Enforcement Against Tying, Exclusive Dealing, and Loyalty Discounts, Peter J. Wang et al., Jones Day White Paper, January 2017

9.2 Readers’ Vote

- The Changing Landscape of Vertical Restraints in China, Stephen Crosswell et al., International Antitrust Bulletin, March 2017, Vol. 1

10. Economics

10.1 Steering Committee’s Vote

- Should We Be Concerned That Data And Algorithms Will Soften Competition?, Paul A. Johnson, CPI Antitrust Chronicle May 2017

10.2 Readers’ Vote

- Economic Analysis in Class Certification, Peter Davis et al., Practical Law Global Guide 2016/17, Class Actions