Bergen Center for Competition Law and Economics (BECCLE) is pleased to announce the 3rd annual conference on competition policy on the 27th and 28th of April in Bergen, Norway. The conference will combine sessions with invited speakers and presentations and discussions of original research papers in the fields of competition law and economics. Date: 27 […]
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Four members of BECCLE represented our center at the 9th CLEEN Workshop organized this year by the Tilburg Law and Economics Center of the University of Tilburg, in The Netherlands. The workshop had presentations by 22 researchers, including three presentations by BECCLE members: Simen Aardal Ulsaker presented his paper entitled “Exclusionary contracts and the suppression […]
At Bergen Center for Competition Law and Economics we are proud to announce the first annual BECCLE competition policy conference, April 23 and 24 2015. The conference will combine sessions with invited speakers and presentations and discussions of original research papers in the fields of competition law and economics. As key note speakers […]
We are pleased to invite you to a new BECCLE seminar on the topic ‘Partial Vertical Ownership’ with Ricardo Gonçalves, Assistant Professor, the Faculty of Economics and Management, Catholic University of Porto.
En rekke fusjoner og oppkjøp har den siste tiden blitt godkjent på strukturelle vilkår. Et rådende syn er at strukturelle vilkår, der for eksempel deler av virkshomheten må avhendes, er bedre enn å pålegge de fusjonerende adferdsvilkår. Erling Hjelmeng og Lars Sørgard vil i dette seminaret drøfte mulige problemer og utfordringer forbundet med avhjelpende tiltak, […]
We are pleased to invite you to a seminar on the interaction between the rules governing the award of public contracts – public procurement – and competition law, Thursday 30 October. On the topic. Are the economic goals of public procurement and competition law antagonists, or can they be reconciled in a coherent and consistent […]
The partnership between ICA and NorgesGruppen on procurement and distribution is controversial. Common sense among market players seems to be that size matters for profitability as well as for retail pricing. On Tuesday 14 October Kind and Foros will present their work in whcich they have set up a model which captures the fact that size might matter for retail pricing, and analyzes the effects that a partnership on distribution and procurement between rivals have on retail pricing. Furthermore, they have investigated whether there are incentives to form industry-wide partnerships.
Mandag 8. september kommer Siri Teigum, Partner i advokatfirmaet Thommessen og leder for utvalget som skal vurdere løsninger for et uavhengig klageorgan i konkurransesaker, for å presentere utvalgets arbeid og ideer så langt.
Tuesday 26 August, Christine Meyer, Director General, The Norwegian Competition Authority, and member of the Productivity Commission, will talk about how sector specific regulation may both impede and promote competition.