The Impact of the Lisbon Treaty on EU Competition Law: A...

Ben Van Rompuy, Dec 13, 2011 When the EU leaders agreed on the final version of the Lisbon Treaty, one particular amendment caused turmoil in...

China’s New Conduct Rules Take Effect

Adrian Emch, Feb 28, 2011 Decoding the New Chinese Antitrust Rules Virtually in parallel with the arrival of the Chinese New Year, five new regulations implementing...

Merger Control Reform in Brazil

Leopoldo Pagotto, Victor Pavon-Villamayor, Nov 30, 2011 The main purpose of merger control is to secure the competitive structure of markets by identifying, ex ante,...

Twenty Years of Transatlantic Antitrust Cooperation: The Past and the Future

Rachel Brandenburger, Oct 14, 2011 I am deeply honored to have been asked to contribute to the celebratory publication of articles marking the 20th anniversary...

Can the President of the United States Order the Attorney General...

Anant Raut, Oct 31, 2011 Last month, 15 Democrats and 100 Republicans signed separate letters endorsing the proposed AT&T-T-Mobile merger and urging the Obama administration...

Brazil’s New Competition Law: Promising but Challenging

Ana Paula Martinez, Mariana Tavares de Araujo, Nov 30, 2011 Accompanying Interview: Besides the Article summarized below, we're pleased to present an interview with Mariana Tavares...

Competition Policy in Russia: Historical Sources, the Current State, and Evolutionary...

Denis Matvienko, Yuri Rubin, Jan 27, 2011 In structured market systems, state competition policy is an inherent part of the government's activity in the context...

Escaping Effects Analysis: The Commission’s New Approach to Restrictions by Object

Lars Kjolbye, Feb 11, 2011 The Commission must be commended for having issued new Guidelines on horizontal cooperation agreements that, in terms of the analytical...

Introduction of Leniency Programs for Cartel Participants: The Russian Case

Svetlana Avdasheva, Andrey Shastitko, Aug 30, 2011 Collusion of market participants is one of the most dangerous forms of restriction of competition, adversely affecting incentives...

Cartel Detection and Duration Worldwide, II

John M. Connor, Sep 28, 2011 In the old days-before price-fixing became illegal nearly everywhere-cartels operated in the public sphere. In some cases, the formation...
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