Background on: Leegin Creative Leather Products, Inc. v. PSKS, Inc.

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Mar 27, 2007 This backgrounder was originally published on January 16, 2007, updated on March 27, 2007, and further updated on June 28, 2007. Issue: On December 7, 2006 the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari to hear the case of Leegin Creative […]

Testimony on Bundled Discounts for DOJ/FTC Hearings on Single-Firm Conduct and Antitrust Law

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Thomas Lambert, Nov 29, 2006 On November 29, 2006, Thomas Lambert presented testimony before the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission at the Public Hearing on Single-Firm Conduct and Antitrust Law. Below is an excerpt from his testimony: Bundled discounts present […]

Testimony on Exclusive Dealing for the DOJ/FTC Hearings on Single-Firm Conduct and Antitrust Law

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Joshua Wright, Nov 17, 2006 On November 15, 2006, Joshua Wright presented testimony before the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission at the Public Hearing on Single-Firm Conduct and Antitrust Law. This viewpoint is a summary of his testimony. Exclusive dealing […]

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 […]

Vertical Restraints and Antitrust Policy: A Reaction to Cooper, Froeb, O’Brien, and Vita

Ralph Winter, Sep 01, 2005 Cooper, Froeb, OBrien, and Vita argue that (1) economic theory, especially post-Chicago theory, provides little in the way of unambiguous predictions of when vertical restraints are pro-competitive versus anticompetitive, forcing antitrust decisions to rely mainly on prior empirical evidence rather than case-specific facts; and (2) prior evidence indicates that vertical […]

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 […]

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