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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...

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...

On the Alleged Disproportionate Sentencing of Cartel Managers

CPI Cartel Column by John M. Connor (Professor Emeritus, Purdue University) Introduction In a recent Commentary, four experienced antitrust attorneys opine that U.S. imprisonment-sentencing practices are...

ISDAfix Decision

CPI Cartel Column edited by Rosa Abrantes-Metz (Global Economics Group/NYU Stern School of Business) Welcome back to the cartel column “From Collusion to Competition.” Much...

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