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Merger Control Implementation Remedies Ecuador

Merger Control and the Implementation of Remedies in Ecuador: A Case...

By Luis Marin-Tobar1   Introduction Ecuador is close to reaching the ten-year anniversary of its first domestic competition law, the “Organic Law for the Regulation and Control...
A Proposal to Invigorate Ex Post Merger Policy

A Proposal to Invigorate Ex Post Merger Policy

By Menesh S. Patel1   Introduction Consider a hypothetical merger subject to Hart-Scott-Rodino. Suppose that the merger receives a second request, but the reviewing agency ultimately determines...
First Steps of the New Merger Control Regime in Uruguay

First Steps of the New Merger Control Regime in Uruguay

By Alejandro Alterwain1 A new merger control regime entered into force in Uruguay on April 12, 2020. This article describes its main features and enforcement...
Big Data and Competition in China: Antitrust Regulation and Beyond

Big Data and Competition in China: Antitrust Regulation and Beyond

Today, companies have had no doubt that they compete in terms of data. Data feeds companies to improve the quality of their products, to...
China: Tougher Merger Control Enforcement in the Semiconductor Industry?

China: Tougher Merger Control Enforcement in the Semiconductor Industry?

The COVID-19 pandemic did not slow down M&A in the semiconductor industry. To the contrary, 2020 saw semiconductor M&A deals reaching an all-time high...
Tech

Congress Considers Antitrust Changes To Big Tech Merger Approvals

Both Democrats and Republicans have talked about a need to strengthen US antitrust law. This year could test whether they are serious about hammering...
Merger Control in Peru: The Political Economy and Economics of a New Regulation

Merger Control in Peru: The Political Economy and Economics of a...

By Javier Coronado1   After years of exhausting, yet interesting, debates, in the following weeks a general and compulsory pre-merger control regime will come into force...
Digital Legislation

Reshaping the Contours of Combination Threshold through the 2020 Draft Competition...

By Dhanendra Kumar & Anish Gupta1   I. Background The Competition Act, 2002 replaced the toothless Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Act, 1969 (“MRTP”) in 2002, as...
Market

Market Concentration in Europe: Evidence from Antitrust Markets

By Pauline Affeldt & Tomaso Duso (German Institute for Economic Research), Klaus Gugler (Vienna University), Joanna Piechucka (Paris School of Economics) An increasing body of...
Analyzing Vertical Mergers

How Merger Control Impedes an Efficient Market for Corporate Control

By: Gishan Dissanaike, Wolfgang Drobetz & Paul P Momtaz (Oxford Business Law Blog) Recent deliberations among antitrust enforcers about the pros and cons of breaking...
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