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Antitrust and Tech: Europe and the United States Really Do Differ,...

By Gregory J. Werden (U.S. Department of Justice, Retired)1   In Antitrust and Tech: Europe and the United States Differ, and It Matters (CPI Antitrust Chronicle,...

Antitrust Developments in Argentina

By Julián Peña & Federico Rossi (Allende & Brea)1   Antitrust enforcement in Argentina has been going through changes in recent times and has continued to...
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A Discussion of VIE-structured Companies from a Merger Review Perspective

By Wei Huang & Chang Gao (Tian Yuan Law Firm)1   Recently, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued special orders to big tech companies to...
Law and Justice

Challenging Consummated Mergers Under Section 2

By Douglas H. Ginsburg & Koren W. Wong-Ervin*   In the last year, officials at the U.S. Antitrust Agencies have taken a number of troubling positions...
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The Ecuadorian Agency Announces a Fast-Track Merger Proceeding

By Mario Navarrete Serrano (Pérez Bustamante & Ponce)1   On April 20, 2020, the Ecuadorian competition agency (Superintendencia de Control del Poder de Mercado – SCPM)...
COVID

Convergence in the Time of Cholera: What Lies Ahead for the...

By Vinicius Marques de Carvalho (VMCA Advogados)1   Introduction The economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about many reflections regarding public policies on several...
COVID

Economic Nationalism and Merger Control: Impact of COVID-19

By Tanya Macrae (Avonhurst)1   Overview Lockdown restrictions are easing in several European countries, and the “way out” is the key topic of discussion across western economies....

AmEx: Beyond Transaction Platforms and Section 1

By Douglas H. Ginsburg & Koren W. Wong-Ervin* The Supreme Court’s 2018 decision in Ohio v. American Express (AmEx) sparked a number of debates over...

(Nearly) A Century with the ICN

By Maria Coppola, Elizabeth Kraus, Cynthia Lagdameo, Paul O’Brien & Randolph Tritell (Federal Trade Commission)1   Nearly twenty years after its founding, the International Competition Network...

Potential and Nascent Competition in FTC Merger Enforcement in Health Care...

Continuing calls for more vigorous enforcement against mergers and acquisitions by digital technology platforms increasingly focus on deals involving potential and nascent...

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