Nov-06(1) & (2)

In this issue: The Use of Economics in Tying Law David Evans, Christian Ahlborn, Jorge Padilla, Michael Salinger, Nov 03, 2006 The Law and Economics of Tying This GCP collection features the research and insights of several economists and practitioners on the economics of tying law. David Evans, Nov 01, 2006 Testimony on Tying for […]

The 2006 Fining Guidelines: Two Steps Forward But One Step Back?

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle James Killick, Nov 02, 2006 On June 28, 2006, the European Commission announced that it had adopted new fining guidelines for companies found guilty of infringing Articles 81 or 82 of the EC Treaty. The Guidelines will apply prospectively to any antitrust infringement […]

Testimony on Tying for the DOJ/FTC Hearings on Single-Firm Conduct

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle David Evans, Nov 01, 2006 On November 1, 2006, David Evans presented testimony before the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission at the Public Hearing on Single-Firm Conduct and Antitrust Law Modernization. This viewpoint offers excerpts from his testimony. Some commentators […]

The Law and Economics of Tying

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle David Evans, Christian Ahlborn, Jorge Padilla, Michael Salinger, Nov 03, 2006 GCP is the occasional publisher of topic-based ebooks — electronic compilations of previously published work by notable competition authories. This GCP collection features the research and insights of several economists and practitioners […]

Impala v. Commission (Sony/BMG)

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Kyriakos Fountoukakos, Nov 03, 2006 On July 13, 2006, the Court of First Instance (CFI) annulled the European Commission’s 2004 decision authorizing the creation of SonyBMG, a joint venture between Bertelsmann and Sony, merging their global recorded music activities. In general, the CFI […]

Weyerhaeuser Co. v. Ross-Simmons

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle David Park, William Rooney, Nov 02, 2006 In a relatively rare “predatory bidding” case, Weyerhaeuser Co. v. Ross-Simmons has been granted certiorari by the U.S. Supreme Court, apparently in a effort to clarify whether the antitrust laws protect price competition on the buy […]