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AMP It Up: As Its Antitrust Critics Grow Louder, Google Dials...

By: Alex Petros (Public Knowledge) Full disclosure: this blog post was not written with just the best prose and policy prescriptions in mind. There was...
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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...
EU

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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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...
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...
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...
Online

The Challenges to (Re)forming a Platform Economy for the People

By: Ariel Ezrachi & Gene Kimmelman (ProMarket) After years of timid enforcement against powerful online platforms, and silence from Congress, we are witnessing the awakening of antitrust...
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...
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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...

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