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Dealing with Intel intelligently delineating the scope and limits of the Court’s ruling

Maurits Dolmans and Thomas Graf, Competition Law & Policy Debate, Volume 1, Issue 1, February 2015

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This article explores in more detail the scope and limits of “by nature” abuses of the kind identified in Intel. We take as our benchmark the standard established by the Court of Justice in its recent Cartes Bancaires judgment for finding “by object” restrictions under Article 101 TFEU. The Court held in that case that the concept of “by object” restrictions has to be applied “restrictively”.

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