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Recalibrating Section 5: A Response to the CPI Symposium

Joshua Wright, Dec 30, 2013 I want to thank the participants in Competition Policy International's Symposium on the Federal Trade Commission's unfair methods of competition...

Recalibrating Section 5: A Response to the CPI Symposium

Joshua Wright, Nov 27, 2013 I want to thank the participants in Competition Policy International's Symposium on the Federal Trade Commission's unfair methods of competition...

Section 5 of the FTC Act and the Need for Guidelines

Daniel Crane, Sep 16, 2013 FTC Commissioners Wright and Olhausen recently have argued that the FTC should issue a policy statement or guidelines regarding enforcement...

A Solution in Search of a Problem

A. Douglas Melamed, Sep 16, 2013 The fundamental problem with the "unfair methods of competition" prong of Section 5 is that it is hopelessly vague....

Section 5 Guidelines: Fixing a Problem that Doesn’t Exist?

Sharis Pozen, Anne Six, Sep 16, 2013 When Congress enacted the Federal Trade Commission Act in 1914, almost 25 years after enacting the Sherman Act,...

Guiding Section 5: Comments on the Commissioners

Steven Salop, Sep 16, 2013 FTC Commissioners Joshua Wright and Maureen Ohlhausen have proposed that the Commission adopt Guidelines for the application of Section 5...

Section 5 Guidelines: Josh Wright as the New King of Corinth?

Joe Sims, Sep 16, 2013 Thus, it was hardly surprising that one of the first things Commissioner Wright did in his new role was to...

Antitrust Enforcement And Sectoral Regulation: The Competition Policy Benefits Of Concurrent...

Jonathan Baker, Jul 28, 2013 The US competition agencies – the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)...

HSR Rule Changes: A Look Back (and Ahead)

Jonathan Cheng, Adam Eckart, Deidre Johnson, Simone Waterbury, May 28, 2013 In August 2011, the Hart-Scott-Rodino premerger rules and form received their second major overhaul...

Trade is Good for Competition, but Competition is Great for Trade

Seth Sacher, Mar 28, 2013 It may seem obvious that good trade policy can promote competition. That is, by opening up a domestic economy to...
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