CASE COMMENTS: UNILATERAL PRACTICES – EUROPEAN UNION – RELEVANT MARKETS – DIGITAL INDUSTRIES

Relevant market: The European Commissioner for Competition announces the revision of the 1997 Guidelines on the definition of the relevant markets

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The phenomena of digital convergence and the structuring of many industries into ecosystems are leading to increasing difficulties in defining relevant markets. This definition is crucial in competitive disputes, particularly in the digital sector where ultra-dominance phenomena are very frequent. A narrow definition of markets inevitably leads to the characterisation of such dominant positions and may lead to the companies concerned being held liable in particular when it may turn out that they are hardly in a position to act independently of other market forces, whether customers or competitors. The Android decision for which the relevant

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  • Côte d’Azur University, GREDEG (Nice)

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Frédéric Marty, Relevant market: The European Commissioner for Competition announces the revision of the 1997 Guidelines on the definition of the relevant markets, 9 December 2019, Concurrences N° 1-2020, Art. N° 93306, pp. 87-88

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