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Defining non-economic activities in competition law

Erik Kloosterhuis, European Competition Journal (13), August 2017

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This article discusses how (non-)economic activities are defined in European competition law. It examines the criteria developed by the European Court of Justice, whether these criteria are consistent, and whether they are also applied logically. In this examination, a legal as well as an economic perspective is taken. It appears that economic insights can contribute substantially to the understanding of the Court’s approach.

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