Beyond Killer Acquisitions: Are There More Common Potential Competition Issues in...

How common are killer acquisitions in tech and are there alternative theories of harm that are likely to arise more frequently? We...

Remember Stacker? Another Look at “Killer” Acquisitions in the Digital Economy

Many acquisitions of startups by incumbents in the digital economy have resulted in a significant boost to marketplace recognition and interest in...

The Jury Is Out: An Assessment of Proposed Reforms to Australia’s...

Recently, competition authorities globally have been advocating for law reform to enhance their enforcement powers in relation to so called "killer acquisitions."...

Assessing “Killer Acquisitions”: An Assets and Capabilities-Based View of the Start-Up

Killer acquisitions have come under the eye of the antitrust community. However, the issue has not always been discussed in a systematic...
Law and Justice

Challenging Consummated Mergers Under Section 2

By Douglas H. Ginsburg & Koren W. Wong-Ervin*   In the last year, officials at the U.S. Antitrust Agencies have taken a number of troubling positions...
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The Ecuadorian Agency Announces a Fast-Track Merger Proceeding

By Mario Navarrete Serrano (Pérez Bustamante & Ponce)1   On April 20, 2020, the Ecuadorian competition agency (Superintendencia de Control del Poder de Mercado – SCPM)...
COVID

Convergence in the Time of Cholera: What Lies Ahead for the...

By Vinicius Marques de Carvalho (VMCA Advogados)1   Introduction The economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about many reflections regarding public policies on several...
COVID

Economic Nationalism and Merger Control: Impact of COVID-19

By Tanya Macrae (Avonhurst)1   Overview Lockdown restrictions are easing in several European countries, and the “way out” is the key topic of discussion across western economies....

Turing the Screws on Illegal “Comprehensive Schemes”: The FTC and States’...

By Brendan Coffman, Thu Hoang & Nathan Mendelsohn (Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati)1   On January 27, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and the State...

AmEx: Beyond Transaction Platforms and Section 1

By Douglas H. Ginsburg & Koren W. Wong-Ervin* The Supreme Court’s 2018 decision in Ohio v. American Express (AmEx) sparked a number of debates over...

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