Restoring Balance to Digital Competition – Sensible Rules, Effective Enforcement

One Ring to Rule Them All?

By: Georg Schmittmann (D'Kart) In the epic fantasy novel “Lord of the Rings“, the evil Lord Sauron secretly forged the “One Ring”. His intentions were...

CPI Blog o’ Blogs December 2012

December 2012, Volume 2, Number 12 While two key antitrust issues  - a potential Google-FTC settlement & the vote on Wright for the FTC - remain unresolved,...

Blog o’ Blogs June 2015

June 2015, Volume 5, Number 6 Besides the latest from SCOTUS, DG Comp, and the U.S. regulators, we have a number of international contributions this...
Growing Convergence: The Limited Role of Antitrust in Standard Essential Patent Disputes

Why There Needs to Be More, not Less, Consolidation in Video...

By: Dirk Auer (Truth on the Market) Recent commentary on the proposed merger between WarnerMedia and Discovery, as well as Amazon’s acquisition of MGM, often has included...
The Real Monopoly is In The Boardroom

The Real Monopoly is In The Boardroom

By: Ramsi Woodcock (The FinReg Blog) We have always thought of the problem of monopoly as a problem of size or of markets. We say that...
Broadband

Biden Proposes Government Actually Try to Create Broadband Competition

By: Sean Gonsalves & Christopher Mitchell (The American Prospect) Doug Seacat, founder of the Ridgway, Colorado–based IT consulting company Deeply Digital, got a call several...
Court of Justice

How to Fix the Courts’ Misuse of Economics

By: Michael L. Katz (Pro Market) eginning in the 1970s, economics has played an increasingly large and explicit role in US antitrust decision making. This trend began...
CAN MACHINE LEARNING AID IN CARTEL DETECTION? - By Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz & Albert D. Metz

State Aid and Essential National Interest

By: Phedon Nicolaides (Lexxion) State aid should support outcomes that the market by itself cannot achieve. This implies that State aid that is restricted to only...
Foreign Direct Investment Review Developments Europe

Legitimate Expectations and the “Right” to State Aid

By: Phedon Nicolaides (State Aid Uncovered) As the process of transition to green economy accelerates, Member States have been reducing the subsidies they promised to...
Internet Technology and Its Role in the Price of Concert Tickets

Did Antitrust Kill the Radio Star?

By: Jon Cieslak (The Antitrust Attorney) Many guitarists and rock music fans have recently gotten to know Rick Beato. Beato is a musician, music producer, and,...
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