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No-Poach and Wage-Fixing Agreements in Canada – So What’s the Issue?

By Chris Margison & Robin Spillette1   Introduction The application of antitrust laws to no-poach2 and wage-fixing agreements3 is currently being debated in many jurisdictions around the...

Cartel Settlements: Facilitating Damages Claims But Hybrid Cases Remain Unsettling

By Marieke Datema, Andrew Leitch & Ed Coulson (Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner)1   I. Introduction Over ten years since the introduction of the European Commission Settlement Notice,...

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

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...

COVID-19 and Competition Law – Companies Must Not Quarantine Competition Law Compliance

By Christopher Thomas, Raphael Fleischer, Christian Ritz & Stefan Kirwitzke (Hogan Lovells)1 Competition law will not be at the top of companies’ agendas today. COVID-19...

Information Exchange among Competitors: The Lay of the Land of Enforcement in Brazil

Information Exchange among Competitors: The Lay of the Land of Enforcement in Brazil1 By Ana Paula Martinez2 & Mariana Tavares de Araujo3 (Levy & Salomão Advogados) I....

Don’t Slice the Gordian Knot: Untangling Privilege Protection for Leniency Applicants

By Amanda L. Butler & Robert B. Bell (Hughes Hubbard & Reed)1 A cartel participant that blows the whistle to the Antitrust Division can...

Cartel Risks in Dual-Distribution Models – Too Soon to Tell?

Introduction Consider a typical supply chain – in the market for supply and sale of plastic bottles, for example, the manufacturer procures raw materials from...

U.S. Cartel Investigations: The Next Big Thing?

August 2019 CPI Cartel Column edited by Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz (Global Economics Group) & Donald Klawiter (Klawiter PLLC) presents: U.S. Cartel Investigations: The Next Big Thing?...

Pricing Algorithms and Implications for Competition

May 2019 CPI Cartel Column edited by Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz (Global Economics Group) & Donald Klawiter (Klawiter PLLC) presents: Pricing Algorithms and Implications for Competition By...

On the Alleged Disproportionate Sentencing of Cartel Managers: A Response to Professor John M. Connor

CPI Cartel Column by Richard Pike, Ankur Kapoor, Doug Rosenthal & James Ashe-Taylor (Partners at Constantine Cannon LLP, focusing on antitrust litigation & counseling) Professor...

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