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European Law
Competition Law & Anti-Trust
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Course Aims:

This podcast aims to give the listener an overview of the OFT approach to predatory pricing in the airline industry following the investigation into airline Flybe. The podcast explores the concept of predatory pricing and looks at EU case law in this area. In particular, the law regarding predatory entry into a market is considered.

After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the restrictions within Article 102 TFEU and the Chapter II prohibition regarding abusive pricing strategies;
  • Know the impact of the Flybe case on competition law;
  • Be aware of the law regarding predatory pricing for market entrants;
  • Appreciate the way markets are defined in the airline industry;
  • Understand the relevance of Tetra Pak II following the Flybe case;
  • Appreciate the overall theory of harm.
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Case Update
Legal Principles
Sources and References:

In this podcast, Jeremy Robinson, a senior Consultant at law firm Bird & Bird discusses the OFT investigation into allegations that the airline Flybe was guilty of predatory pricing.

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-09-29

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