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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)...
Russia

Merger Control in Russia

By: German Zakharov & Dmitry Domnin (The Antitrust Attorney) The Russian merger control regime is established by Federal Law No. 135-FZ dated July 26, 2006 “On Protection...
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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...
Antitrust Compliance and the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act By Jennifer M. Dixton, Rebecca D. Ryan & Anthony Rosa

DOJ’s Threatened Reign of Error: Proposed Criminal-Monopolization Prosecutions

By: Alden Abbott (Truth on the Market) The Biden administration’s antitrust reign of error continues apace. The U.S. Justice Department’s (DOJ) Antitrust Division has indicated...
COVID

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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Do Plans for a European Super League Breach Competition Law?

By: Andreas Stephan (UEA Center for Competition Policy) The world of European football was thrown into controversy this week by the announcement that 12 leading clubs...
Free Isn’t Free: Digital Platform Data Practices and Australia’s Unfolding Regulatory Response

Too Many Economists Are Using a Flawed Theory To Defend Dominant...

By: David J. Balan (ProMarket/Econ One) Congress is currently considering two bills whose purpose is to address dominant tech platforms’ potentially anti-competitive practices. The American Innovation...
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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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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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