Federal Trade Commission Suffers Another Setback in Its Campaign to End...

William Michael, Aidan Synnott, Jun 27, 2012 For over a decade, the Federal Trade Commission has sought, with little success, to end "reverse settlement" payments...

Minority Shareholdings, Material Effects?

Bojana Ignjatovic, Derek Ridyard, Jan 10, 2012 In a speech delivered in March 2011, Commissioner Almunia indicated a concern that EU merger control, in contrast...

European Commission Enforcement in the Pharmaceutical Sector: Less Than Expected? The...

Sean-Paul Brankin, Jul 27, 2012 On July 6, 2011, the European Commission closed the case file in itsBoehringer/Almirall investigation. It did so without a formal...

DEC-12(2)

We certainly experienced interesting times in 2012. Before the year fades away in the anticipation of even more excitement to come (already we have...

Law and the Future: Trade Regulation (1956) (reprint)

Jun 19, 2012 Originally published in the Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 281, 1956. Reprinted with special permission of Northwestern University School of...

There Is Always a First Time: Competition Developments in Austria

Astrid Ablasser-Neuhuber, Gerhard Fussenegger, Oct 30, 2012 Within the last couple of months, Austrian competition law has followed new paths. The Austrian Cartel Court, for...

Minority Shareholdings Under Antitrust Law: A Regulatory Gap?

Paul Lugard, Jan 10, 2012 It is hard to underestimate the importance of minority shareholdings in today's economy. This applies to investments of private, non-financial...

Alive and Kicking: Collusion Theories in Merger Analysis at the Federal...

Malcolm Coate, Jun 19, 2012 This paper explores the use of collusion theories in merger analysis at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”). The 1992...

The Constitutionality of Administrative Monetary Penalties Under the Competition Act: Is...

John Campion, Antonio Di Domenico, Sep 13, 2012 Administrative Monetary Penalties ("AMPs") are monetary penalties where payment is ordered by a decision maker acting under...

An Introduction to Whinston’s Tying, Foreclosure, and Exclusion by M.D. Whinston

Eliana Garces, Dec 20, 2012 After its publication in 1990, Michael Whinston's article on Tying, Foreclosure, and Exclusion, quickly achieved fame for being the first...

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