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A Theory of Antitrust Limits

By Nicolas Petit (European University Institute) Antitrust doctrine is under heavy fire in the academic literature. Modern criticism of antitrust doctrine attacks three ‘limits’ that...
Big Data Protection Big Problem

Big Data Protection: Big Problem?

Considerable debate exists as to the interaction of antitrust and privacy law. This nuanced debate encompasses many difficult questions: when is there a strong...
Revisiting Antitrust Institutions: The Case for Guidelines to Recalibrate the FTC’s Section 5 Unfair Methods of Competition Authority

Revisiting Antitrust Institutions: The Case for Guidelines to Recalibrate the FTC’s...

By Joshua D. Wright (George Mason University) The absence of guidelines identifying the boundaries of the Federal Trade Commission’s authority to prosecute unfair methods of...
Open Banking in Brazil

Open Banking in Brazil: A “Disruptive Step” Towards the Increasing of...

Following an upward trend in the global agenda for digital-driven economies, Open Banking has emerged as a hot topic in Brazil. Since 2018, the...

On the Colombian Antitrust Law and Why It Might Be One...

By Ismael Beltrán Prado (Colombian Competition Authority)1   While writing this short column, The Economist launched a new series of economics briefs, which will be dedicated...
Climate Change Is an Existential Threat: Competition Law Must Be Part of the Solution and Not Part of the Problem

Climate Change Is an Existential Threat: Competition Law Must Be Part...

Climate Change is an existential threat. Competition law must be part of the solution and not part of the problem. This paper draws on...
Defining Remedy Success

Defining Remedy Success

This article discusses how to measure remedy success. Recent policy from U.S. antitrust agencies indicates potentially differing standards. The FTC’s 2017 remedy study applies...
The Goals of Competition Law Debate and Competition Policy for Labor Markets

The Goals of Competition Law Debate and Competition Policy for Labor...

In recent years there has been an upsurge of interest in competition policy applied to labor markets. But the development of a coherent competition...
Big Data and Online Advertising: Emerging Competition Concerns

Big Data and Online Advertising: Emerging Competition Concerns

The concept of big data has captured the public’s attention primarily in regards to its privacy implications. However, the significance of big data in...
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Why the Consumer Welfare Standard Remains the Best Guide for Promoting...

January 2019 Why the Consumer Welfare Standard Remains the Best Guide for Promoting Competition By Joe Kennedy (Information Technology and Innovation Foundation)1 Introduction The central goal of...
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