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Baseball

Baseball Deserves to Lose Its Antitrust Immunity

By Joe Nocera, Bloomberg When Major League Baseball decided to move the midseason All-Star game out of Atlanta to protest a new Georgia law that...
Digital

Digital Cluster Markets

By Herbert Hovenkamp (University of Pennsylvania) This paper considers the role of “cluster” markets in antitrust litigation, the minimum requirements for recognizing such markets, and...
Bank Competition

Bank Competition and Local Labor Markets

By Robert Mann (University of Rochester) While the real effects of bank competition is a classic topic in the finance literature, there has been relatively...
Big Tech

Antitrust Scrutiny Is A Growing Concern For China’s Big Tech

By Hope King, Axios Big Tech players in China like Alibaba, Tencent and Baidu are facing challenges all-too-familiar to Amazon, Facebook and Google. Why it matters: Antitrust...
US Law

F.D.R. Took Down Giants. Biden Can, Too.

By Mark Pryor, New York Times During his nomination hearing, Attorney General Merrick Garland said he would “vigorously” enforce U.S. antitrust law. As the Biden administration actively considers who will...
Deal

An Economic Framework for Assessment of Innovation Effects of Nascent Competitor...

By Jay Ezrielev (Elevecon) I propose an economic framework for analyzing innovation effects of nascent competitor acquisitions. The framework identifies nine factors as key determinants...
Law

Senator Klobuchar’s Antitrust Bill Doesn’t Go Far Enough

By: Eric A. Posner (Pro Market) Last month, Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) introduced a bill aimed at giving a boost to antitrust law. The bill surfs...
Google-Fitbit Merger

Why I Agree With the Google-Fitbit Decision

By: Pierre Regibeau (Vox) On 15 December 2020, the European Commission approved the acquisition of Fitbit by Alphabet, subject to a number of commitments (European...
Facebook

Facebook’s Pitch to Congress: Section 230 for Thee, Not for Me

By: Aaron Mackey (Electronic Frontier Foundation) As Mark Zuckerberg tries to sell Congress on Facebook’s preferred method of amending the federal law that serves as...
Robbin’ Hood

The “Generics UK” precedent: will the ECJ find the way out of...

By: Quentin Colombier (Competition Forum) In a noteworthy ruling issued on January 30th, 2020 in response to a preliminary ruling requested by the Competition Appeal...

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