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Acting Against a More Powerful Business Partner: Banning Abuses of Economic Dependence

EU antitrust law does not deal specifically with the abuse of economic dependence, a situation that might arise in B2B commercial relations when there is a relative imbalance of market power. Thomas De Meese, Jules Stuyck, and Laura van Kruijsdijk explore this issue and the efforts of certain Member States to fill the gap by focusing on a recent addition to Belgian antitrust law.