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A new sense of unease: The rise of no-poach and wage-fixing Concerns Under EU competition law By Tilman Kuhn, Strati Sakellariou-Witt & Cristina Caroppo

A New Sense of Unease: The Rise of No-Poach and Wage-Fixing...

 A new hot topic has emerged in antitrust discussions around the world and it is here to stay: Wage-fixing and “no-poach” agreements between employers...
Using the Horizontal Merger Guidelines to Evaluate Labor Market Effects of Mergers By Courtney Dyer, Courtney Byrd & Laura Kaufmann

Using the Horizontal Merger Guidelines to Evaluate Labor Market Effects of...

For a number of years, the U.S. antitrust agencies have been signaling an increased focus on antitrust enforcement in labor markets. In addition, there...
No-Poach Agreements: Purchasing Power Type, Explicit v. Tacit Collusion, and Lessons From Sellers’ Cartels By Richard May

No-Poach Agreements: Purchasing Power Type, Explicit v. Tacit Collusion, and Lessons...

From near obscurity just over a decade ago, no-poach agreements are now in the crosshairs of several competition authorities worldwide, including the U.S. and...
Criminal and Civil Liability For No-Poach Agreements In the COVID Era By Dan M. Forman, Esq.

Criminal and Civil Liability for No-Poach Agreements in the COVID Era

This article details the potential exposure to criminal and civil liability from no-poach or wage-fixing agreements between competitors under antitrust laws.  The first antitrust...
Buyer Cartel Doctrine Lessons From Labor Antitrust

The First Chinese Court Decision On Antitrust Issues In Labor Markets

By: Cunzhen Huang, Yiming Sun & Huanbing Xu (Cleary Antitrust Watch) This post will soon be published on LEXIS Antitrust Report. Antitrust enforcement in labor markets has become a focus of...
FTC

FTC & DOJ Announce Agenda For “Promoting Competition in Labor Markets”...

The Federal Trade Commission has announced an agenda for its upcoming virtual workshop regarding competition in labor markets.  First announced on Oct. 27, 2021, “Making Competition...
The Rise of the Labor-Antitrust Movement

The Rise of the Labor-Antitrust Movement

By Eric A. Posner1   Magicians frequently perform tricks by drawing audience members’ attention to an unimportant but visually arresting object so that they miss the...
New York State to Revolutionize Antitrust

Antitrust Division Commits To Labor Market Enforcement As A Top Priority

By: Robert Connolly (Cartel Capers) At an October 1, 2021 in-person conference (Fordham’s 48th Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy) Acting Assistant Attorney...
Imperfect Competition in Labor Markets

Imperfect Competition in Labor Markets

President Biden’s recent Executive Order on “Promoting Competition in the American Economy” centered employers’ monopsony power and anticompetitive conduct as core components of American...
DOJ

DOJ Antitrust Official Says Competition In Labor Markets A Concern

The US Justice Department's acting head of its Antitrust Division said on Friday, October 1, that labor markets were a top priority for enforcement...
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