Právny obzor

6

Ročník 105

2022

 

 
T E O R E T I C K Ý  Č A S O P I S  P R E  O T Á Z K Y  Š T Á T U  A  P R Á V A

Kalesná

Digitálne platformy: súťažné právo verzus regulácia ex ante

Digital Platforms: Competition Law Versus Ex Ante Regulation

Doc. JUDr. Katarína Kalesná, CSc., Faculty of Law at Comenius University in Bratislava
JUDr. Mária T. Patakyová, PhD.
, Faculty of Law at Comenius University in Bratislava

Právny obzor, Volume 104, 2021, No. 1, pp. 26 – 38.

Published online: 31.8.2021

https://doi.org/10.31577/pravnyobzor.2021.1.02

Abstract. Digital age has brought many challenges for legal regulation. One of vividly discussed issue is a question on possible regulation of digital platforms. Digital platforms have had an impact within business sphere as well as broader socio-political impact. This article aspires to contribute to the discussion on regulation of digital platform, in particular it explores application of competition law and regulation ex ante. It asks to what extent can competition law solve issues related with digital platforms. Since an exhaustive answer to the question is beyond the limits of one article, this article focuses on the definition of a digital platform, followed by a discourse on competition law and ex ante regulation. The possible insufficiencies of competition law are examined based on two cases: German Facebook case and Google Shopping case. The article shows that competition law might be reaching its limits in dealing with certain particular issues related to digital platforms.

Key words: digital platforms, competition law, ex ante regulation, Facebook, Google Shopping

PDF DOWNLOAD

ISSN 2729-9228
(online)

ISSN 0032-6984
(print)

THEORETICAL REVIEW FOR ISSUES OF STATE AND LAW.

Právny obzor is peer-reviewed journal and is indexed in SCOPUS and HeinOnline database (INDEX TO FOREIGN LEGAL PERIODICALS).

 

Redakcia | Editorial Office

Redakcia časopisu Právny obzor
Klemensova 19
813 64 Bratislava

Tel.: (+421) (2) 52 962 325
E-mail: usappo@savba.sk
Web: www.usap.sav.sk

Vydavateľ | Publisher

Ústav štátu a práva SAV, v.v.i.
Klemensova 19
813 64 Bratislava

Tel.: (+421) (2) 52 961 833
E-mail: usapsekr@savba.sk
Web: www.usap.sav.sk

Distribútor | Distributor

Wolters Kluwer s.r.o.
Mlynské Nivy 48
821 09 Bratislava

Tel.: (+421) 910 911 256
E-mail: jana.skypalova@wolterskluwer.sk
Web: www.wolterskluwer.sk

 
 

Copyright © 2000 - 2022 Ústav štátu a práva SAV. All rights reserved.Design by Mgr. Peter Krákorník - AKRONET