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European Commission White Paper on Leveling the Playing Field as Regards...

By: Chantal Lavoie (Lavoie Legal) The European Commission released for consultation on 17 June 2020 its much-awaited white paper on levelling the playing field as...
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EU Merger Control Reform – What To Expect in 2021 and...

By: Jay Modrall (Informa Connect) The European Union (EU) has embarked on the most extensive antitrust reform program in its history. The European Commission (Commission)...
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Antitrust Law in Times of Crisis = Crisis of Antitrust Law?

Marcel Nuys & Florian Huerkamp, D'Kart The virus challenges everything – competition law is no exception to that rule. Marcel Nuys and Florian Huerkamp give a first account of...
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“Doubt is Their Product”: The Difference Between Research and Academic Lobbying

By Tommaso Valletti (ProMarket) Research on market power, its causes, and its consequences has received a welcome revival in the past few years. A group of...
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It’s Official: The Draft Bill GWB10

By Rupprecht Podszun, D'Kart Today, the German Federal Ministry of Economics officially published the draft bill on the new competition law. For months we have...
Merger

Nigeria’s Foreign-to-Foreign Merger Control Regime

By: Michael-James Currie & Camilla Johnson (African Antitrust) Antitrust enforcement is on the rise across Africa. Many jurisdictions are developing competition authorities and endorsing legislation with...
Trump Backs Proposed TikTok Deal With Oracle, Walmart

A Law & Economics Perspective on Ruth Bader Ginsburg

By Ben Sperry & Christian Stout (Truth on the Market) With the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, many have already noted her impact on the...
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Hub-and-Spoke Antitrust Conspiracies and the Classic Case of Toys “R” Us...

Jarod Bona; The Antitrust Attorney Like life, sometimes antitrust conspiracies are complicated. Not everything always fits into a neat little package. An articulate soundbite or an attractive...
Law

Why the Federal Government’s Antitrust Case Against Google Should—and Likely Will—Fail

By: Thom Lambert (Truth on the Market) On October 20, 2020, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and eleven states with Republican attorneys general sued Google for...
Merger

Restoring Competition in the United States

By: Bill Baer, Jonathan B. Baker, Michael Kades, Fiona M. Scott Morton, Nancy L. Rose, Carl Shapiro & Tim Wu (ProMarket) Excessive market power plagues the...
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