The Application of Article 82 EC — Part II

Law360, New York (December 10, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- On Dec. 3, 2008, the European Commission unveiled its long-awaited interpretive guidance on the application of Article 82 EC to single firm conduct.

The Guidance comes almost three years after the Commission published its Article 82 EC Discussion Paper (Discussion Paper), which explored a more rigorous economic effects-based approach to the enforcement of European competition law against exclusionary market behavior by dominant firms.

All firms that are or could be targets of complaints — or might complain against perceived anti-competitive conduct by a dominant firm —...
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