COVID

Op-Ed: Antitrust Hawks Spot New Prey Through Covid-19 Eyes

By Peter Nesvold (CNBC) As reports heighten about a potential Uber and GrubHub merger, four members of the U.S. Senate are calling on both the Department...
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The Epic Flaws of Epic’s Antitrust Gambit

By: Dirk Auer (Truth on the Market) Much has already been said about the twin antitrust suits filed by Epic Games against Apple and Google....
Facebook

Identifying the Market In the Facebook Antitrust Case

By: Herbert Hovenkamp (ProMarket) In late 2020, the Federal Trade Commission brought an antitrust suit accusing Facebook of monopolization. Every antitrust case claiming an unlawful monopoly must...
Merger

SEP Licensing In Supply Chains: ECJ Gets Opportunity For a Major...

By: Lars Mesenbrink, Julius Schradin & Jay Jurata SEP licensing in supply chains: ECJ gets opportunity for a major trend-setting decision In a decision of November 26, 2020...
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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...
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)...

August Blog ‘o Blogs

  Our August Blog o' Blogs is full of questions: How should e-books be priced? Can competition help revive the Russian economy? Does...
law

Remedies: holding businesses to account

Adam Land, Competition and Markets Authority When investigating mergers or specific industries, we look to see if there are any competition problems that could lead to...
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...

CPI March 2012 Blog o’ Blogs

The competition world has been really active this month. Among other treats, Great Britain is planning to reorganize its competition administration, the DOJ is...

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