Blog o’ Blogs May 2014

May 2014, Volume 4, Number 5
Sports, both in the U.S. and in Europe, generated antitrust talk, as did-among other matters-raisins, government motives, fines & fees, and data.
Can the NBA Force A Sale of Sterling’s Clippers Wthout Running Afoul Of The Antitrust Laws?
The sordid tale of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling may weave its way into court via an unlikely route-the antitrust laws.
Jeffery Shinder & David Scupp (Antitrust Today)
Premier League fans in Europe worse off after Murphy Judgment
This raises novel questions about the public interest dimension of the blackout rule.
Ben Van Rompuy (Kluwer Competition Law Blog)
The Ninth Circuit Rescues the Government Raisin Cartel
The growers’ heinous offense was their refusal to continue participating in a highly anticompetitive cartel.
Alden Abbott (Truth on the Market)
Government Entities that Compete in Markets Must Face Antitrust Scrutiny
We argue that state and local entities that want to compete in commercial markets should be subject to the antitrust laws, just like any other competitor.
Jarod Bona (The Antitrust Attorney Blog)
Regulatory and academic capture
The regulated are also the only real audience of the regulators, since taxpayers have all the incentives to remain ignorant.
Will Baude (The Volokh Conspiracy)
The Diluted Legality of Competition Law
I guess Competitio


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