French Competition Council vs. GSK France: who is the predator?

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Jeremy de Douhet, Axel Schulz, Jun 14, 2007 This article was originally published in Competition Policy Insight. It is republished here with permission. On 14 March 2007 the French Competition Council issued a decision imposing a EUR 10 million fine on GlaxoSmithKline France […]

Testimony on Bundled Discounts for DOJ/FTC Hearings on Single-Firm Conduct and Antitrust Law

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Thomas Lambert, Nov 29, 2006 On November 29, 2006, Thomas Lambert presented testimony before the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission at the Public Hearing on Single-Firm Conduct and Antitrust Law. Below is an excerpt from his testimony: Bundled discounts present […]

Testimony on Exclusive Dealing for the DOJ/FTC Hearings on Single-Firm Conduct and Antitrust Law

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Joshua Wright, Nov 17, 2006 On November 15, 2006, Joshua Wright presented testimony before the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission at the Public Hearing on Single-Firm Conduct and Antitrust Law. This viewpoint is a summary of his testimony. Exclusive dealing […]

Testimony on Tying for the DOJ/FTC Hearings on Single-Firm Conduct

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle David Evans, Nov 01, 2006 On November 1, 2006, David Evans presented testimony before the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission at the Public Hearing on Single-Firm Conduct and Antitrust Law Modernization. This viewpoint offers excerpts from his testimony. Some commentators […]

The Law and Economics of Tying

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle David Evans, Christian Ahlborn, Jorge Padilla, Michael Salinger, Nov 03, 2006 GCP is the occasional publisher of topic-based ebooks — electronic compilations of previously published work by notable competition authories. This GCP collection features the research and insights of several economists and practitioners […]

Below-Cost Pricing and Loyalty-Inducing Discounts: Are They Restrictive and If So, When?

Alberto Heimler, Sep 01, 2005 Abuse of dominance is the area where the divergence between U.S. and EC antitrust enforcement practices is still very significant. In particular, in the European Community, the identification of price abuses is mostly based on the abstract ability to exclude, while in the United States, the emphasis is mainly on […]

The Law of Exclusionary Pricing

Herbert Hovenkamp, Apr 01, 2006 The success of the Areeda-Turner test for predatory pricing and the U.S. Supreme Court’s adoption of demanding proof requirements in its 1993 Brooke Group decision have made it very difficult for plaintiffs to win conventional predatory pricing claims. While many challenges to exclusionary pricing continue to be made, the legal […]

Weyerhaeuser Co. v. Ross-Simmons

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle David Park, William Rooney, Nov 02, 2006 In a relatively rare “predatory bidding” case, Weyerhaeuser Co. v. Ross-Simmons has been granted certiorari by the U.S. Supreme Court, apparently in a effort to clarify whether the antitrust laws protect price competition on the buy […]

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