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FTC Facilitates Lively Debate on the Future of Vertical Merger Enforcement

November 2018 FTC Facilitates Lively Debate on the Future of Vertical Merger Enforcement By Blair Kuykendall (Dechert)1 The FTC hosted two panels on November 1st to...

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Posted by Social Science Research Network Market definition By Steven C. Salop (Georgetown University), Serge Moresi & John Woodbury (Charles River Associates) Abstract:     We explain the...

The Ad Hoc Approach To Telecommunications Mergers: The Public Interest Compromised?

By Warren Grimes - It is difficult to find consistency in the U.S. Justice Department’s (“Antitrust Division”) responses to the wave of telecommunications mergers. AT&T was barred from...

The Final Piece In The Jigsaw: An Analysis Of The Draft...

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Robert O'Donoghue, David Parker, Mar 14, 2007 On February 13, 2007, the European Commission...

The Proper Role of Privacy in Merger Review

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Darren Tucker, May 29, 2015 There have been increasing calls for the Federal Trade...

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...

Alive and Kicking: Collusion Theories in Merger Analysis at the Federal...

Malcolm Coate, Jun 19, 2012 This paper explores the use of collusion theories in merger analysis at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”). The 1992...

Collusion Theories in Merger Analysis: Still Alive and Kicking

Malcolm Coate, Jun 19, 2012 In a 2008 paper published in this journal, I described the continuing success of coordinated interaction (collusion) theories in maintaining...

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...

Critical Loss vs. Diversion Analysis: Clearing up the Confusion

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle Malcolm Coate, Joseph Simons, Dec 16, 2009 Critical Loss Analysis has been a standard...

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