Supreme Court Rules That Antitrust Claims Relating To IPO Underwriting Conduct Are Precluded By The Securities Regulatory Regime

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Payal Shah, Claire Webb, Alan Weinschel, Jun 29, 2007 In Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC v. Billing et al., No. 05-1157, 2007 WL 1730141 (U.S., June 18, 2007), the Supreme Court limited the ability of plaintiffs to bring antitrust claims for conduct that […]

French Competition Council vs. GSK France: who is the predator?

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Jeremy de Douhet, Axel Schulz, Jun 14, 2007 This article was originally published in Competition Policy Insight. It is republished here with permission. On 14 March 2007 the French Competition Council issued a decision imposing a EUR 10 million fine on GlaxoSmithKline France […]

Predatory Pricing in Two-Sided Markets: A Brief Comment

Amelia Fletcher, Apr 19, 2007 Over the past few years, there has been a burgeoning literature on two-sided markets and economic understanding of such markets has improved hugely. Less attention has, however, been paid to how competition policy should be applied in two-sided markets. This short note does not attempt to provide a comprehensive analysis […]

Structural Remedies in Section 2 Cases

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Richard Epstein, Apr 05, 2007 A Cautionary Note on Antitrust I very much appreciate the opportunity to present my views to this Joint Committee of the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission on the use of structural remedies in Sherman Act […]

Attheraces Limited v. The British Horseracing Board Limited

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Alan Bates, Feb 23, 2007 Any realistic attempt to predict the future development and speed of the European Community’s gradual shift to a more economics-based approach to antitrust law needs to take account of the likely effects of the devolution to Member States […]

Testimony on Bundled Discounts for DOJ/FTC Hearings on Single-Firm Conduct and Antitrust Law

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Thomas Lambert, Nov 29, 2006 On November 29, 2006, Thomas Lambert presented testimony before the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission at the Public Hearing on Single-Firm Conduct and Antitrust Law. Below is an excerpt from his testimony: Bundled discounts present […]

Testimony on Exclusive Dealing for the DOJ/FTC Hearings on Single-Firm Conduct and Antitrust Law

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Joshua Wright, Nov 17, 2006 On November 15, 2006, Joshua Wright presented testimony before the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission at the Public Hearing on Single-Firm Conduct and Antitrust Law. This viewpoint is a summary of his testimony. Exclusive dealing […]

The Law and Economics of Tying

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle David Evans, Christian Ahlborn, Jorge Padilla, Michael Salinger, Nov 03, 2006 GCP is the occasional publisher of topic-based ebooks — electronic compilations of previously published work by notable competition authories. This GCP collection features the research and insights of several economists and practitioners […]

Predatory Price Cutting: Notes and Comments

Sep 01, 2005 In this article, Professor Yamey reviews the post-war contributions to the literature and analysis of predatory price cutting. While the point has been made frequently in the literature on predatory pricing that the practice makes little sense where entry into the industry in question is easy, the author gives several examples that […]

Predatory Pricing and Related Practices under Section 2 of the Sherman Act

Sep 01, 2005 A firm may reduce its prices in an attempt to destroy its rivals or to deter new entry. Although the Sherman Act has long been construed to prohibit this practice, the case law on predatory pricing has been characterized by vagueness and a paucity of economic analysis. In this Article, Professors Areeda […]