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Advancing Collaboration in International Cartel Enforcement

By Richard Powers & Leah McCoy (United States Department of Justice)1   When the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division’s (“Division”) leniency program was first...

Top Takeaways from ICN Guidance on Enhancing Cross-Border Leniency Cooperation

By Ann O’Brien (BakerHostetler)1   In July, the International Competition Network (“ICN”) Cartel Working Group (“CWG”) issued Guidance on Enhancing Cross-Border Leniency Cooperation (the Guidance).2 The...

Convergence in the Time of Cholera: What Lies Ahead for the International Antitrust Agenda

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...

(Nearly) A Century with the ICN

By Maria Coppola, Elizabeth Kraus, Cynthia Lagdameo, Paul O’Brien & Randolph Tritell (Federal Trade Commission)1   Nearly twenty years after its founding, the International Competition Network...

ICN Merger Workshop 2020 – Melbourne

By Alexander Baker (Fingleton)1 Are laws and competition authorities getting the balance right in merger control? Is there too much overenforcement (false positives) or too...

Dominance Assessment in Two-Sided Platforms: Highlights from the ICN’s Webinar

By Valeria Losco (Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer)1 On October 22, the ICN Unilateral Conduct Working Group hosted the first in a series of webinars, “Dominance Assessment...

You Say You Want a Revolution in Digital Merger Enforcement: Evolution Shall Suffice, For Now Merger Working Group Teleseminar on Digital Mergers, October...

By Joseph R. Neely (United States Federal Trade Commission)1 To say that much has been written about digital mergers would be...

Cartels in the Age of the Data-driven Economy: Outcomes from the 2019 ICN Cartel Workshop

By Noemy Melo Colin (CADE)1 From October 7-10, 2019, the Brazilian Competition Authority – CADE – hosted the 16th ICN Cartel Workshop. Themed “cartels in...

Vertical Mergers: A Multi-jurisdictional Comparison

By Michael Blaisdell (Federal Trade Commission)1 Across the international competition community, vertical mergers are receiving considerable attention. CPI dedicated a Chronicle...

ICN’s Framework for Competition Agency Procedures, Part 2: What does the CAP mean for the ICN tomorrow?

ICN’s Framework for Competition Agency Procedures, Part 2: What does the CAP mean for the ICN tomorrow? – By Paul O’Brien (Federal Trade Commission)1 On April...

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