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Banks’ Appeal In US Collusion Case To Reach Supreme Court

An international banking case in which the city of Baltimore is seeking to recover millions of dollars in alleged overpayments is on appeal to...
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Reviving Bank Antitrust

By Jeremy C. Kress (University of Michigan) After decades of disuse, antitrust is back. Renewing the United States’ longstanding distrust of concentrated economic power, antimonopoly...
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Bulgarian Development Bank Gets Watchdog’s OK To Absorb BDB Factoring

Bulgaria's competition authority said on Friday that it gave the green light to state-owned Bulgarian Development Bank (BDB) to absorb its fully-owned unit BDB...
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Japan Pushes Regional Bank Mergers

Japan will create a scheme next year that offers subsidies to regional banks that merge or consolidate, the Nikkei newspaper reported, underscoring premier Yoshihide...

Switzerland: BSI Bank purchase closed at US$1b

witzerland’s EFG International and Brazil’s BTG Pactual have struck a deal on the final price for BSI Bank at just under 1 billion Swiss...

EU: UK’s proposal for RBS disposal of assets probed

Royal Bank of Scotland Group, Britain’s largest taxpayer-owned bank, faces an in-depth European Union review into whether a new plan to satisfy the conditions...

South Africa: Citigroup, Barclays help in rand probe to avoid fine

Citigroup and Barclays won’t be targeted for fines by South African antitrust authorities for colluding to manipulate the value of the rand because they...

South Africa: Gupta associate gets green light to buy bank

The Competition Commission has given the green light to a bid by Salim Aziz Essa, a business associate of the Gupta family, and businessman...

Price Signals in Two-Sided Markets

Joshua Gans, Jul 27, 2010 Two-sided platforms have represented an antitrust challenge in a similar way to the challenge posed by innovation and dynamics. Put...
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