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Recapturing the Business Side of Innovation in Antitrust Merger Analysis

Recapturing the Business Side of Innovation in Antitrust Merger Analysis

The antitrust laws were not passed as an academic exercise. They were passed to break up the great Trusts, and to preserve competition. These...
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Applying Critical Loss for Market Definition in Merger Analysis: Do Court...

By Malcolm B. Coate & Shawn W. Ulrick (U.S. Federal Trade Commission), John M. Yun (George Mason University) Critical loss analysis is an empirical tool...
Analyzing Nascent Competitor Acquisitions Rationally

Analyzing Nascent Competitor Acquisitions Rationally

By John M. Taladay & Jeffrey S. Oliver1   Many recent articles have posited that dominant companies are squelching competition by buying up nascent companies before...
Analyzing Vertical Mergers

Analyzing Vertical Mergers

Following AT&T/Time Warner and the recent adoption of U.S. Vertical Merger Guidelines, vertical merger policy has again become a subject of intense debate. Some...

The More Economic Judicature: How the General Court has Recalibrated the...

By Dr. Tilman Kuhn, & Prof. Dr. Stefan Thomas (White & Case LLP & Eberhard Karls University)1   Introduction In its first ever judgment dealing specifically with...
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Spotlight on the FTC’s Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection

November 2018 Spotlight on the Federal Trade Commission’s Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection By Tianran “Tinny” Song (Labaton Sucharow)1 Introduction The Federal Trade Commission’s Hearings on Competition...

An Aggregative Games Approach to Merger Analysis in Multiproduct-Firm Oligopoly

Posted by EconPapers An Aggregative Games Approach to Merger Analysis in Multiproduct-Firm Oligopoly By Volker Nocke and Nicolas Schutz Using an aggregative games approach, we analyze horizontal...

Antitrust Remedies for Labor Market Power

Posted by Social Science Research Network Antitrust Remedies for Labor Market Power  By Suresh Naidu,  Eric A. Posner,  E. Glen Weyl Recent research indicates that labor market power has...

Global: M&A deal leaks on the rise despite crackdown by regulators

Despite regulators’ best efforts, the upside from leaking corporate deals still appears too great to resist for some corporate advisers. According to a report being...

Three economist’s tools for antitrust analysis: A non-technical introduction

Posted by Social Science Research Network Three economist's tools for antitrust analysis: A non-technical introduction  By Russell W. Pittman (US Department of Justice) Abstract:     The importance of economics...
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