Antitrust Chronicle - Antitrust at the Cusp

Antitrust at the Cusp

Antitrust sits at the cusp today. That is driven at least in part by the rise of the great digital tech firms...
Antitrust Chronicle - Antitrust in Times of Crisis

Antitrust in Times of Crisis

The COVID-19 virus has upended our lives and forced individuals, businesses, and...
google

Possible Problems in the Google Case

By Gregory J. Werden & Luke M. Froeb1   Google invented neither the search engine nor the Internet browser, but it made them better. Competing on...
Umbrella

Umbrella Liability: Has Its Time Come?

By Michael D. Hausfeld & Irving Scher (Hausfeld)1   Introduction This Article addresses the case law and commentary dealing with the question of whether antitrust claims brought...

On the Colombian Antitrust Law and Why It Might Be One...

By Ismael Beltrán Prado (Colombian Competition Authority)1   While writing this short column, The Economist launched a new series of economics briefs, which will be dedicated...
Wolf in the woods

Shall We Play in the Forest (While the Wolf is not...

By Pablo Trevisán (Estudio Trevisan)1   I. Introduction Airports closed and turned into airplane graveyards overnight; travel restrictions; massive cancellation of flights; sporting events and shows were...

Refusals to License Patents under Australia’s “New” Unilateral Conduct Prohibition

By Arlen Duke & Rhonda L. Smith (University of Melbourne)*   Both intellectual property (“IP”) and competition policies aim to provide an incentive for creation/innovation. However,...

Antitrust Regulation in the Digital Economy

I distinguish between data-based digital antitrust cases and non data-based cases. So far, the emphasis has been on traditional cases where data...

Opening the Black Box: An Analysis of Google’s Behavior in Search...

This article summarizes three quantitative pieces of analysis using large transaction-level datasets that the CMA undertook in a recent market study into...

Not All Pre-Emptive Mergers Are Alike: A Classification of Recent Cases

We present a typology of cases involving mergers that could be viewed as eliminating future competition, motivated by recent debates in the...

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