Antitrust Chronicle - Sustainability

The World’s First Green Antitrust Provision Shows That Climate Action Is...

By: Victoria H.S.E. Robertson (ProMarket) Late last year, Austria became the first country to enact a green antitrust provision—an exemption shielding corporate agreements related to...
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South Africa News Alert: Price Discrimination and Buyer Power Provisions brought...

African Antitrust On 13 February 2020, exactly a year since the price discrimination and buyer power provisions were signed into law, President Ramaphosa and Minister Patel 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...
What Shall We Do About Self-Preferencing?

Why Competition Law Is So Important for Developing Countries

By: Thomas Cheng (ProMarket) Among the central issues in international competition law is the question of whether developing countries should make competition law enforcement a...
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Fighting New Antitrust Rules Is a Bad Move for Big Tech

By: Brooke Fox, Fiona Scott Morton & Gene Kimmelman (ProMarket) Sen. Amy Klobuchar recently invoked David and Goliath when discussing her fight to pass antitrust legislation to...
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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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Big Tech Platforms and Schumpeter’s Creative Destruction

By: Nicolas Petit (Pro Market) In antitrust policy circles, Joseph Schumpeter’s “creative destruction” theory is often mentioned but seldom listened to. The Schumpeterian neglect is...
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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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Final DMA: Now We Know Where We’re Going, but We Still...

By: Lazar Radic (Truth On The Market) After years of debate and negotiations, European Lawmakers have agreed upon what will most likely be the final iteration...
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On Case C-377/20, Servizio Elettrico Nazionale (I): overarching framework or case-specific...

By: Pablo Ibañez Colomo (Chillin' Competition) The Court of Justice delivered its judgment in Servizio Elettrico Nazionale last week (see here for the French version). Because the questions asked...
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