Blog O Blogs July

Blog O Blogs July

One case in particular is set to dominate the early summer, with major implications for the tech industry, global antitrust principles, and the world at large. Various points of view tackle the ‘Google Case’ decision, offering critiques and tracing the path ahead. Technology remains in the spotlight as we get new info on the growing […]

Blog O Blogs June

Blog O Blogs June

A number of major decisions have piled up in anticipation of the summer sun, with major changes coming to some of the basic landscape features of global Antitrust enforcement and interpretation of once-settled principles in international law. Big decisions on credit cards and Vitamins cases will ripple through the global competition framework as long-standing customs […]

Blog O Blogs May

Blog O Blogs May

Debates surrounding the theory and proper purpose of Antitrust continue around the world, with both debates and temperatures heating up in the Northern hemisphere as summer draws near, and the Antitrust community prepares for a flurry of possibly major developments. From tougher approaches towards individual antitrust violators to questioning common remedies for highly-competitive industries, antitrust […]

Blog O Blogs April

Blog O Blogs April

The winds of change blow through the world of Antitrust these days, with daunting challenges posed by the increasing importance of Technology and Telecommunications, both as a uniquely complex sector of the economy… and also as a Great Connector, blurring political and physical boundaries. Reactions across the world, from companies and authorities, are varied and […]

Blog O Blogs March

Blog O Blogs March

Springtime rolls into the world of Antitrust with exciting (and some worrying) developments on several fronts and across industries, as the International community nears maturity and growing pains continue. Chinese developments are sure to cause a future splash as agencies’ roles shift; a similar ‘flexing of muscles’ in the US antitrust system could provide much […]

Blog O Blogs February

Blog O Blogs February

The middle of winter sees a thawing of cases, with regulators and intellectuals going into overdrive as new questions arise and old issues remain across the Antitrust world. Major tech companies face fire from markets old and new, as US (and global) authorities continue to adjust to changing attitudes on free movement, competition and national […]

Blog O Blogs January

Blog O Blogs January

A new year begins and the paperwork stacks up! 2018 has kicked off with quite the sea-change in attitudes, with regulators across the globe cracking down on the increasingly interconnected multi-polar transactions that are ever more common in our shrinking world. The Unreasonable Demands of Antitrust┬áPopulism A panelist brought up an interesting tongue-in-cheek observation about […]

Blog O Blogs December

Blog O Blogs December

The holiday season brings us plenty of reasons to look back at the rollercoaster year of 2017. Sea-changes in legislation in the largest economies, redoubled efforts in enforcement, and global deals giving newly-organized jurisdictions the chance to flex fresh muscles make for an exciting way to send off the year… The Coty Exception: A Luxury […]

Blog O’ Blogs November

Blog O’ Blogs November

The approaching end of 2017 has many jurisdictions in overdrive as authorities and companies get their ducks in a row for some deeply transformative changes ahead. Conflict between European regulators and major companies may be producing its first theoretical results; Chinese and Australian regulators keep busy with major tweaks and new heads at the US […]

Blog O Blogs October

Blog O Blogs October

Fall is here, and the dropping leaves are sure to blend in with the avalanche of changes (and corresponding paperwork) brought on by an increasingly bubbly Antitrust community. Major decisions regarding global companies are being reached, a deepening rift between European and US authorities starts to throw some interesting debates, and all eyes continue to […]