Law

Thoughts on today’s judgments in Lundbeck and Slovak Telekom: expected and...

By: Pablo Ibañez Colomo (Chilling Competition) The Court of Justice has delivered an important set of judgments in the Slovak Telekom and Lundbeck cases (see in particular here and here). As widely...
EU

Facebook: Next Stop Europe

By: Rupprecht Podszun (D'Kart) The Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court on Wednesday added a new twist to the Bundeskartellamt vs. Facebook saga: The case is going...
law

A Year in the Rearview: Eastern District of Virginia and Coronavirus...

By: Andrea L. Mosely (Grand Jury Target) As National Public Radio co-host and producer Jesse Thorn put it recently, we are a year into this novel coronavirus...
law

First Thoughts on The Commission’s Bid Rigging Exclusion Guidance — What...

By: Albert Sánchez-Graells (How to Crack a Nut) On 18 March 2021, the European Commission officially published its Notice on tools to fight collusion in...
news

Congress Should Not Legalize a News Media Cartel

By: Alden Abbott (Truth on the Market) Amazingly enough, at a time when legislative proposals for new antitrust restrictions are rapidly multiplying—see the Competition and Antitrust Law...
law

HSR Early Termination After a Second Request Issues

By: Maribeth Petrizzi & Heather M. Johnson (FTC) On February 4, 2021, the Federal Trade Commission, with the support of the Department of Justice, announced the temporary suspension...
Law

Nigerian Competition Authority Finally Established

By: Gina Lodolo(African Antitrust ) The Federal Government inaugurated the governing board of the FCCPC together with that of the CCPT, in order to ensure...
Internet Technology and Its Role in the Price of Concert Tickets

Did Antitrust Kill the Radio Star?

By: Jon Cieslak (The Antitrust Attorney) Many guitarists and rock music fans have recently gotten to know Rick Beato. Beato is a musician, music producer, and,...
Law

Antitrust by Fiat

By: Jonathan M. Barnett (Truth on the Market) The Competition and Antitrust Law Enforcement Reform Act (CALERA), recently introduced in the U.S. Senate, exhibits a remarkable...

Waiting for Change—Antitrust in Distribution in Early 2021

By: Steven J. Cernak (The Antitrust Attorney) Recently, I was researching antitrust developments in 2020 to update my Antitrust in Distribution and Franchising book.  While there...

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