How the “New Brandeis Movement” Already Overshoots the Mark: Sketching an Alternative Theory for Understanding the Sherman Act as a Consumer Welfare Prescription

How the “New Brandeis Movement” Already Overshoots the Mark: Sketching an Alternative Theory for Understanding the Sherman Act as a Consumer Welfare Prescription

October 2017 How the “New Brandeis Movement” Already Overshoots the Mark: Sketching an Alternative Theory for Understanding the Sherman Act as a Consumer Welfare Prescription By Joseph V. Coniglio[1] Click here for a PDF version of the article For the past several decades, the antitrust laws have been expressly understood as a consumer welfare prescription.  Known […]

The Intel CJ Ruling: More Than A Nudge Towards Economic Analysis

The Intel CJ Ruling: More Than A Nudge Towards Economic Analysis

October 2017 CPI Europe Column edited by Anna Tzanaki (Competition Policy International) & Juan Delgado (Global Economics Group) presents: The Intel CJ Ruling: More Than A Nudge Towards Economic By Kevin Coates (Partner, Covington & Burling) Click here for a PDF version of the article   Although comparisons to Charles Dickens’ Jarndyce v Jarndyce are – as yet – unfair, […]

Interview with the Japan Fair Trade Commission

Interview with the Japan Fair Trade Commission

CPI Asia Column edited by Vanessa Yanhua Zhang (Global Economics Group) present: Interview with the Japanese Fair Trade Commission Click here for a pdf version of this article.   1. What are some of the major activities of the JFTC over the first half of 2017 and what is expected for the rest of the […]

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

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 Click here for a pdf version of this article   Introduction Although still very much a developing area of law in South Africa, follow-on damages and collective redress (i.e. class actions) […]

Merger control filing issues regarding transactions involving multi-steps arrangement

Merger control filing issues regarding transactions involving multi-steps arrangement

CPI Asia Column edited by Vanessa Yanhua Zhang (Global Economics Group) present: Merger control filing issues regarding transactions involving multi-steps arrangement By Wei Huang[1], Guizhen Han[2], Chang Gao[3] (Tian Yuan Law Firm) Click here for a pdf version of this article. [1][2][3] As one of the most common types of transactions, transactions involving multi-steps arrangement have been widely […]

Regionalization of competition law: Legal implications of the cooperation with the investigation of cartels in Latin America

Regionalization of competition law: Legal implications of the cooperation with the investigation of cartels in Latin America

September 5, 2017 Regionalization of competition law: Legal implications of the cooperation with the investigation of cartels in Latin America – By Luis Marin-Tobar[1] Click here to download the Full article The past few years have shown a growing trend for the regionalization of competition cases, particularly those relating to the cartels whose exposure and, mainly, whose […]

The Internationalization of Competition Law in Africa

The Internationalization of Competition Law in Africa

August, 2017 The Internationalization of Competition Law in Africa – By Daniel Schwarz (Clifford Chance) Click here for a pdf version of this article.   Introduction As competition law regimes have proliferated and developed throughout Africa, they have increasingly affected international businesses and interacted with competition authorities in other jurisdictions. Multiple regional organizations with responsibilities for competition […]

Disruptive Innovations: CCI’s Progressive Outlook

Disruptive Innovations: CCI’s Progressive Outlook

CPI Asia Column edited by Vanessa Yanhua Zhang (Global Economics Group) present: Disruptive Innovations: CCI’s Progressive Outlook By Bharat Budholia & Aishwarya Gopalakrishnan[1] Click here for a pdf version of this article. INTRODUCTION If one looks back at the progress of human kind- one will see that every step forward was always greeted with great scepticism. Inventions and […]

District Court Denies Motion to Dismiss FTC Section 5 Complaint Against Qualcomm

District Court Denies Motion to Dismiss FTC Section 5 Complaint Against Qualcomm

August 2017 District Court Denies Motion to Dismiss FTC Section 5 Complaint Against Qualcomm By Greg Sivinski[1] Edited by Koren Wong-Ervin Click here for a PDF version of the article   Early this year, the US Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) filed a complaint in the Northern District of California charging Qualcomm with violating Section 5 of […]

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