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The Pro-competitive Value of Closed Platforms & Walled Gardens: Some Thoughts...

Amanda Reeves, Daniel Wall, Mar 30, 2011 There has been a great deal of recent discussion, both inside and outside of antitrust circles, on the...

Margin of Error: The Flawed Paradigm in the New Merger Guidelines

Michael Baumann, Paul Godek, Mar 14, 2011 The U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") and the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC"), the two federal agencies that review...

Upward Price Pressure, Merger Simulation, and Merger Simulation Light

Michael Noel, Mar 14, 2011 Every year, the Federal Trade Commission("FTC")and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice ("DOJ") are notified of thousands of...

The Intel Cases”Legal Convergence or Leaps of Faith?

Kent Bernard, Jan 06, 2011 Intel has managed to find itself in the cross-hairs of the antitrust authorities in Brussels and in Washington D.C.It is...

2010 Horizontal Merger Guidelines: Changes in Policy, Transparency, & Predictability

James Langenfeld, Oct 28, 2010 The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") and the Department of Justice ("DOJ") issued revised Horizontal Merger Guidelines ("HMGs") on August 19,...

The 2010 Merger Guidelines and the Litigation Mulligan: Better Economics but...

Hill Wellford, Gregory Wells, Oct 28, 2010 The new Horizontal Merger Guidelines, issued by the U.S. antitrust Agencies on August 19, 2010, mark a clear...

New Horizontal Merger Guidelines Indicate Greater Scrutiny of High Tech and...

Janet McDavid, Eric Stock, Oct 28, 2010 On August 19, 2010, the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission (the "Agencies") released the final...

The Framework of the 2010 Horizontal Merger Guidelines

Paul Denis, Oct 28, 2010 The two principal reasons that the 1992 Horizontal Merger Guidelines achieved longevity, judicial acceptance, and international imitation were: (1) for...

Thy Lamp Unto the World: International Convergence After the 2010 Guidelines

Oct 28, 2010 Those of us who practice competition law globally and who engage in international technical assistance are regularly struck by the wide variation...

Best Practices for the Conduct of Antitrust Procedures: Further Thoughts

Nikolaos Peristerakis, Ingrid Vandenborre, Apr 19, 2010 On March 3, 2010, the European Commission (the "Commission") completed the public consultation of two "Best Practices" documents...
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