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Follow-on Damages for Anti-Competitive Conduct in South Africa: A Need for Legislative Intervention?

September, 2017 Follow-on Damages for Anti-Competitive Conduct in South Africa: A Need for Legislative Intervention?  – By John Oxenham, Director of Primerio, and Michael-James Currie Introduction Although still...

The Ecuadorian Agency Announces a Fast-Track Merger Proceeding

By Mario Navarrete Serrano (Pérez Bustamante & Ponce)1   On April 20, 2020, the Ecuadorian competition agency (Superintendencia de Control del Poder de Mercado – SCPM) published a Resolution2 enacting Ecuador’s...

Economic Nationalism and Merger Control: Impact of COVID-19

By Tanya Macrae (Avonhurst)1   Overview Lockdown restrictions are easing in several European countries, and the “way out” is the key topic of discussion across western economies. As such, questions over the...

Convergence in the Time of Cholera: What Lies Ahead for...

By Vinicius Marques de Carvalho (VMCA Advogados)1   Introduction The economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about many reflections regarding public policies on several different levels. As with any...

A Discussion of VIE-structured Companies from a Merger Review Perspective

By Wei Huang & Chang Gao (Tian Yuan Law Firm)1   Recently, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued special orders to big tech companies to...

Challenging Consummated Mergers Under Section 2

By Douglas H. Ginsburg & Koren W. Wong-Ervin*   In the last year, officials at the U.S. Antitrust Agencies have taken a number of troubling positions...

Some Unresolved Aspects of the Australian Competition Approach to COVID-19

By John Kettle (McCullough Robertson Lawyers)1   The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”), like every other competition authority around the world, finds itself in uncharted waters and somewhat between a...

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Mergers

A Discussion of VIE-structured Companies from a Merger Review Perspective

By Wei Huang & Chang Gao (Tian Yuan Law Firm)1   Recently, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued special orders to big tech companies to request them to provide information...

Monopolies

A Discussion of VIE-structured Companies from a Merger Review Perspective

By Wei Huang & Chang Gao (Tian Yuan Law Firm)1   Recently, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued special orders to big tech companies to request them to provide information...

Avoiding Price Gouging, Price Fixing and Other Antitrust Risks During the COVID-19...

By Carl Hittinger & Ann O’Brien (BakerHostetler)1   The COVID-19 global pandemic has upended typical supply and demand in unprecedented ways. As the world struggles to contain the pandemic and faces...

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