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Antitrust Developments in Food and Pharma

Posted by Social Science Research Network Antitrust Developments in Food and Pharma By John M. Connor Closing the loopholes of downstream application of the Capper-Volstead exemption in...

US: Platform Specialty Products selling agri-chem business for US$4.2b

Platform Specialty Products Corporation announced on Friday, July 20, that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Agricultural Solutions business, which consists...

South Africa: Corn millers fined for price fixing

Corn milling company Brenner Mills has agreed to pay a fine of 12 million rand (US$929,800) after being found guilty of price fixing by...

South Africa: Competition Commission pursues prosecution of seed potato supplier

The Competition Commission has asked the Competition Tribunal to prosecute Netherlands-based seed potato breeder HZPC Holland and its exclusive South African distributor Wesgro Potatoes...

APR-10(2)

In this issue: The intersection of agriculture and antitrust is the subject of recent high-level attention, as the DOJ and USDA look to unearth facts...

Competition and Dynamics in Market Structure in Corn and Soybean Seed

Bruce Dahl, William Wilson, Apr 29, 2010 There has been a sharp increase in planting of genetically modified ("GM") crops in the past decade and...

The Packers and Stockyards Act: A History of Failure to Date

Peter Carstensen, Apr 29, 2010 Congress adopted the Packers and Stockyards Act ("PSA") in 1921 to achieve two goals that antitrust law and state market...

Transgenic Seed: The High Technology Test of Antitrust?

Diana Moss, Apr 29, 2010 The recent flurry of publicity in transgenic (also known as genetically modified or "GM") seed reveals a broader controversy over...

Concentration, Contracting and Competition: Problems In Using The Packers & Stockyards...

Michael Sykuta, Apr 29, 2010 The past two decades have witnessed significant changes in the structure and organization of the agriculture sector. Virtually every stage...

Judicial Decision in Argentina Tackles the Interplay between Enforcing Patent Rights...

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Jun 13, 2009 The conjunction between intellectual property rights and antitrust law has recently...

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