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SSNIPPETS (38): Phase II

Rupprecht Podszun (D'Kart) In the antitrust community, the term “Phase II” has so far triggered thoughts about merger control:...
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Interim measures by the Autorité de la Concurrence: history repeats itself...

Pablo Ibañez Colomo (Chilling Competition) Last week’s decision by the Autorité de la Concurrence is remarkable for several reasons, in particular...
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The Danger of No Antitrust Enforcement: How a Merger Led to...

Matt Stoller (ProMarket) The New York Times had an important story about the ventilator market a few days ago, with Nicholas Kulish,...
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South Africa Competition Tribunal: Regulations Published to Expedite COVID-19 Excessive and...

Jemma Muller, Gina Lodolo, Editor (African Antitrust) On 3 April 2020, Minister Ebrahim Patel made amendments to section 27(2) of...
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Flatten the coronavirus curve, but don’t flatline competition

Tanja Goodwin & Georgiana Pop (World Bank) Rising mark-ups, superstar firms, “killer acquisitions” and competition among digital platforms—for the past few years,...

Fuel Supply Bid-Rigging Prosecution Highlights Interplay of Whistleblower Statute and Antitrust...

Sonny A. Carpenter & Jeffrey Martino (The Antitrust Advocate) On April 8, the Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division (Division),...

Competition and Sustainability: Stepping Up to the Plate

Nicole Kar, Bella Spring & Emma Cochrane (Linklaters) The global pandemic has suddenly – and rightly – dominated people’s...
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United Technologies/Raytheon Highlights Key Issues in Aerospace and Defense Industry Merger...

John B. Dubrow & Anthony S. Ferrara (McDermott, Will & Emory) The DOJ Antitrust Division’s (DOJ) recent challenge to...
COMPETITION INNOVATION AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY THE ELUSIVE BALANCE By Sir Philip Lowe

Amazon’s tightrope: Balancing Innovation and competition on Amazon’s Marketplace

Sam Bowman (Truth on the Market) The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon employees have been using data from individual sellers...
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My Competitor-Supplier Just Decided to Stop Dealing with Me: Do the...

Luis Blanquez (The Antitrust Attorney) Good news––the answer is yes. The bad news, however, is that antitrust laws only...

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