The Intel saga: What it means for competition policy
19 October 2010
Competition Law Insight
Cases such as Microsoft and GE/Honeywell have seen the European Commission and the US antitrust authorities reach substantially different outcomes on the same or similar factual bases. But the US leg of Intel’s global competition-law saga suggests that US antitrust enforcement policy regarding unilateral conduct might be moving closer to the EU’s. Is this a one-off, or a sign of things to come?