Competition Law International (CLI)

Competition Law International is the journal of the Antitrust and Trade Law Section of the IBA. It provides an insight into international competition law issues with articles that are of practical interest. Published twice a year, the journal reaches over 1,400 competition law practitioners worldwide.

Recent articles have included:

  • The United States Federal Trade Commission: continuity and challenges
  • The new French competition law enforcement regime
  • Antitrust in China - a constantly evolving subject
  • Antitrust issues involving acquisitions of financially distressed companies


• ISSN 1817 5708
• Vol 13, Iss 1-2
• £83.50 per issue

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The IBA hosted a live webcast and Q&A with Cyril Shroff, Managing Partner at one of India’s leading law firms, Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co (AMSS) in Mumbai.

In this excerpt he discusses competition law jurisprudence in India, its relationship to M&A and cartels, Indian regulators, and international implications.

During the webcast, he discussed various topics in addition to competition law in India, including the Indian economy, and the legal profession in India. Read more/watch full webcast

Latest Issue - Vol 13 No 2 – December 2017

Interviewed by Adrien Giraud of Willkie Farr & Gallagher

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As India witnesses its first leniency order, this article seeks to explain the legal framework governing the cartel and leniency regime under the Competition Act, 2002. Further, it identifies and attempts to study pivotal issues on procedural and substantive matters relevant to the leniency scheme under the Competition Act, synchronous with the key takeaways emanating from this decision. The order ushers the beginning of the leniency programme in India and is expected to drive the industry towards this legislative safe haven.

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In recent years, our online markets and data-driven economy have delivered waves of innovation and efficiencies to the benefit of us all. However, an increased realisation has emerged as to the limitations of this competitive landscape and the power of markets to correct themselves. Network effects, increased concentration, personalised dynamic algorithmic pricing and contractual restrictions have made the online environment less than perfect. In this paper, we consider three antitrust threats – algorithmic collusion, price discrimination and the rise of the super-platforms – and explore enforcement action they may call for.

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This article examines the development and reform of collective action regimes in a number of jurisdictions and identifies key features that the authors argue are needed for a successful regime. In particular, it contrasts the recent gradual development and enhancement of collective action regimes in Europe, encouraged by the European Commission, with the proposed curtailing of class actions in the United States. It argues that Europe and the US can each learn from one another, as well as from jurisdictions like Canada and Australia. Without efficient and effective collective action regimes, most victims of antitrust harm will continue to go uncompensated.

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