Panellists of the fourth roundtable’s of the New Frontiers of Antitrust Conference came back on persistent difficulties to reconcile competition law, particularly Article 102 TFEU enforcement, with economic analysis and a "more effects-based approach". The President of the Bundeskartellamt evokes the several developments that led to introduce a more economic approach within the European Union and describes difficulties competition authorities can face when enforcing Article 102 TFEU illustrated with the Deutsche Post AS Case. Finally, T. Soames and J. Vandenbussche expressed their fears as regards the latest positions adopted by the Court of Justice and the Commission on the value and scope of the 2009 Commission’s Guidance on exclusionary conducts, which are still described as a reliable tool on which undertakings may rely though.
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