The More Economic Judicature: How the General Court has Recalibrated the...

By Dr. Tilman Kuhn, & Prof. Dr. Stefan Thomas (White & Case LLP & Eberhard Karls University)1   Introduction In its first ever judgment dealing specifically with...
Price Gouging and the COVID-19 Crisis

Price Gouging and the COVID-19 Crisis – This Time Is (a...

Shortages resulting from natural disasters invariably lead to allegations of price gouging. By themselves, price gouging laws exacerbate rather than alleviate shortages by preventing...
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Market Studies Arrive in New Zealand: First Learnings from the...

By Dr. Mark Berry (Barrister, Auckland)1 I. Introduction New Zealand has arrived late to the world of market studies. Legislation enabling the New Zealand Commerce Commission...
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The Independence of Colombia’s Competition Authority: Still a Pending Task

By Alfonso Miranda Londoño (Javeriana University Law School)1   1. Introduction On May 14, 2020, the Fifth Section of Colombia’s Council of State issued a ruling, by...
Epic Fail Why It Is Better to Focus on a Competitive Effects Analysis Than the Failing Firm Defense

Epic Fail: Why It Is Better to Focus on a Competitive...

The failing firm defense is the fortune cookie of merger analysis: prevalent in merging parties’ advocacy, tantalizingly full of potential, but in the end,...
The Bias Against Low-Wage Labor Markets in Merger Analysis

The Bias Against Low-Wage Labor Markets in Merger Analysis

Why are labor harms so rarely pled in antitrust cases? One factor may be the bias against low-wage labor markets in merger analysis. This...
Self-Preferencing – Legal and Regulatory Uncertainty for the Digital Economy (and Beyond?)

Self-Preferencing – Legal and Regulatory Uncertainty for the Digital Economy (and...

The growth of digital platforms has focused the minds of policymakers and competition authorities across the world on whether stricter enforcement is required against...
“Killer Acquisitions,” Big Tech, and Section 2: A Solution in Search of a Problem

“Killer Acquisitions,” Big Tech, and Section 2: A Solution in Search...

Since the term “killer acquisition” was coined last year, many have moved quickly to declaring a killer-acquisition problem in tech and proposing Section 2...
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Advancing Collaboration in International Cartel Enforcement

By Richard Powers & Leah McCoy (United States Department of Justice)1   When the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division’s (“Division”) leniency program was first...
CPI Talks… with Brent Snyder

CPI Talks… with Brent Snyder

…In this month’s second CPI Talks… CPI’s Vanessa Yanhua Zhang has the pleasure of speaking with Brent Snyder. Mr. Snyder is Chief Executive Officer...

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