Android has created more choice, not less

Posted by Google Blog Android has created more choice, not less By Sundar Pichai If you buy an Android phone, you’re choosing one of the world’s two most popular mobile platforms—one that has expanded the choice of phones available around the world. Today, the European Commission issued a competition decision against Android, and its business model. […]

Jumping the gun under the merger control regime in India

Posted by Lexology Jumping the gun under the merger control regime in India By Ajay Goel and Subodh Prasad Deo (Saikrishna & Associates)  Merger control regime in India provides for a suspensory regime wherein the ‘combinations’ (i.e. the notifiable transactions under the provisions of Section 5 of the Act) cannot be implemented unless approved by the […]

The EC’s Android Decision ‒ a Debate Hosted by Politico

Posted by Politico The EC’s Android Decision ‒ a Debate Hosted by Politico The European Commission’s decision on the Android investigation it began in 2016 is expected this week, now that the pyrotechnics from the NATO summit, President Trump’s visit to the UK, and the FIFA World Cup Final have subsided. There is general agreement […]

Neither Populist Nor Neoclassical: The Classical Roots of the Competition Principle in American Antitrust

Posted by Social Science Research Network Neither Populist Nor Neoclassical: The Classical Roots of the Competition Principle in American Antitrust By Nicola Giocoli Much of the current critical views on American antitrust law focus on a supposed misinterpretation by modern, welfare-driven antitrust enforcers of the true meaning of the competition principle. The paper contributes to the […]

A victory for American consumers

Posted by The Washington Times A victory for American consumers By Makan Delrahim  As the assistant attorney general in charge of the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice, I am compelled to respond to The New York Times editorial board’s baseless contention that it is “harder and harder to believe” that antitrust enforcement […]

Algorithms As Cartel Infringements – A Bibliography

Posted By Social Science Research Network Algorithms As Cartel Infringements – A Bibliography By Petra Pohlmann & David Schütte In the age of digitalisation, markets become increasingly transparent. Through internet-based trading, there is a large amount of data that market participants seek to utilise for their benefit. Algorithms with very different functions are used for this […]

Vertical Health-Care Mergers Still in DOJ Crosshairs, Despite ‘Huge’ AT&T-Time Warner Loss

Posted by Health Care Blog Vertical Health-Care Mergers Still in DOJ Crosshairs, Despite ‘Huge’ AT&T-Time Warner Loss By Meg McEvoy Judge Richard Leon’s opinion in the AT&T-Time Warner vertical merger case will likely be evaluated by antitrust attorneys for years, but what do lawyers think about it now? My story after the decision talked about how […]

Judge Douglas Ginsburg Interviews Makan Delrahim on Intellectual Property and Antitrust

Posted by Social Science Research Network Judge Douglas Ginsburg Interviews Makan Delrahim on Intellectual Property and Antitrust By Douglas H. Ginsburg  Makan Delrahim, the Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust at the US Department of Justice (DOJ), delivered the keynote address at the LeadershIP Conference on IP, Antitrust, and Innovation Policy, which was co-sponsored by Competition […]

No One Is Innocent In The Global Game of Monopoly

Posted by Bloomberg No One Is Innocent In The Global Game of Monopoly By Ferdinando Giugliano  Europe shouldn’t be smug about market dominance. It’s not just a Silicon Valley thing. Margrethe Vestager, the EU’s competition commissioner, has a reputation for being one of the world’s most committed trustbusters. From Apple Inc, to Alphabet Inc, the […]

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