Innovation Market Theory and Practice: An Analysis and Proposal for Reform

Kent Bernard, May 20, 2011 Encouraging and/or preserving innovation in mergers and acquisitions have been critical factors in modern antitrust analysis. These aims have been justification for...

The Consolidation of Competition Law in Latin America

Julian Pena, Nov 30, 2011 The enactment of the long-awaited reform of the Brazilian competition law can be seen as part of a new stage...

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...

The Adoption of Screening Tools by Competition Authorities

ICNKai Huschelrath, Ulrich Laitenberger, Sep 28, 2011 These days, the fight against hard-core cartels is ranked high on the agenda of many competition authorities around...

Collective Dominance Through the Lens of Comparative Antitrust

MAndrey Shastitko, Aug 30, 2011 A new stage in the development of the Russian antitrust policy began in 2006, due to the development and adoption...

Payment Card Regulation and the Use of Economic Analysis in Antitrust

Jean Tirole, May 20, 2011 To view a streaming, live presentation on June 15 of the special CPI/Pymnts Brussels conference on The Impact of Interchange...

The New EU Competition Rules for the Assessment of Horizontal Agreements

Paul Lugard, Feb 18, 2011 Following a consultation process of more than two years, the European Commission has now adopted its Guidelines on the applicability...

Intel and McAfee”Antitrust is Getting it Right in High Tech

Christopher Thomas, Jan 27, 2011 The European Commission has just (January 26, 2011) approved the acquisition by Intel of McAfee, following the U.S. Federal Trade...

Use and Misuse of Empirical Methods in the Economics of Antitrust

Dennis Carlton, Mar 14, 2011 The application of economics to issues involving competition policy has always required a mixture of economic theory and empirical analysis....

The Intersection of Consumer Protection and Competition in the New World...

Julie Brill, May 20, 2011 Privacy issues are becoming increasingly important during this time of rapid technological advance. This article addresses the important question of how the...
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