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Australia Lets Chicken Plants Collaborate To Deal With Coronavirus

Australian chicken processors have been given permission to combine their market supply efforts until January to reduce the impact of the COVID-19...
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Democrats Introduce Right-To-Repair Legislation For Medical Equipment

Senator Ron Wyden and Representative Yvette D. Clark have introduced right to repair legislation in the Senate and the House that would...
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EU Agrees To $7B Plan To Aid COVID-Hit Transport Firms

The European Commission has approved a €6 billion (US$7 billion) German scheme to compensate companies providing regional and local public passenger transport...
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Longtime Federal Appeals Judge Dies Of Coronavirus At 83

Judge Stephen F. Williams, a member of the powerful Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit for more than three decades, died...
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Enforcing Competition Law and Consumer Protection During the COVID-19 Pandemic in...

By Vellah Kedogo Kigwiru (Max Planck Institute)* I. Introduction This article discusses the measures and the actions that the Competition Authority of Kenya (“CAK”)...

South Africa’s Second Price Gouging Case: Dis-Chem Penalised for Excessive Pricing...

By:Michael-James Currie & John Oxenham (African Antitrust) On 14 July 2020, the South African Competition Tribunal published its written...
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EC Approves Czech Aid To Companies Affected By Coronavirus

The European Commission has approved the Czech government’s scheme to help companies affected by the coronavirus outbreak.The Commission on Monday validated a...
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Up in the Air: Airlines and Competition Policy in Times of...

By Georgiana Pop & Gonçalo Coelho (World Bank Group)1   Introduction The COVID-19 outbreak took a swift but tremendous toll on the airline industry. In the course...
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Mexico Opens Probe On Oxygen Price Hikes During COVID

Mexico’s anti-monopoly commission announced it is looking into possible price-fixing or monopolistic practices in the market for medical oxygen, after pharmacies reported...
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Expectations for Healthcare Mergers During the Pandemic

By Andrew Elzinga, Avigail Kifer & Arthur Corea-Smith (Cornerstone Research)1   Trends in merger investigations related to the current COVID-19-induced downturn may be too new to...

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