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Las Vegas Hotels Face Antitrust Suit Over Price Collusion

MGM Resorts, Caesars, Treasure Island, and Wynn Resorts are facing federal antitrust litigation over claims they conspired to jack up room rates at the...
Developments in Cartel Screening

Developments in Cartel Screening

By Despina Pachnou & Daniel Westrik1   Interest in Cartel Screens Is Increasing Hard core cartels are a pervasive white-collar crime. Between 1990 and 2016, international cartels...
Competition Law and Cross-Board Membership

Competition Law and Cross-Board Membership: Should Directors Sit on Their Competitors’...

By Thula Kaira1   Introduction The purpose of competition law is aimed at ensuring that enterprises effect their market-based decisions in an independent manner (i.e., without...

Indian Watchdog Raids Several Steel Firms Over Collusion

India's antitrust watchdog is raiding offices of small-scale steel companies for alleged price collusion of steel products used in construction, two sources with direct knowledge...
Executives Indicted, But Will the Companies Follow?

Executives Indicted, But Will the Companies Follow? The Increasingly Aggressive Focus...

By Lisa M. Phelan, Joseph Charles Folio III, & Samuel Pollock-Bernard* In 2020, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division indicted 10 corporate executives in...
The Criminal Prosecution of Hardcore Cartels in the USA and the EU

The Criminal Prosecution of Hardcore Cartels in the USA and the...

By Raphael Reims1   The criminal prosecution of hardcore cartels, i.e. the fixing of prices, imposition of output restrictions or the allocation of sales territories or...
7-Vertical Mergers And Coordinated Effects: Implications For Merger Policy By Margaret C. Levenstein & Valerie Y. Suslow

Vertical Mergers and Coordinated Effects: Implications for Merger Policy

Vertical relationships can have coordinated effects with important implications for planned revisions of the U.S. Department of Justice merger guidelines. Despite increased efforts to...
Climate Change Is an Existential Threat: Competition Law Must Be Part of the Solution and Not Part of the Problem

When Climate Collaboration Is Treated as an Antitrust Violation

By: Matteo Gasparini, Knut Haanaes & Peter Tufano (Harvard Business Review) What do Covid-19, the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and the climate crisis have in...
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When Climate Collaboration Is Treated As An Antitrust Violation

By Matteo Gasparini,Knut Haanaes, and Peter Tufano (Harvard Business Review) What do Covid-19, the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and the climate crisis have in common? All three...
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South Korean Regulator Fines AstraZeneca and Local Firm for Collusion

On Thursday, October 13, the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) announced that it had fined pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca and local generic pharmaceutical company Alvogen...
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