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Mergers Involving Nascent Competition

By A. Douglas Melamed (Stanford) Mergers involving nascent competition are a hot topic in antitrust circles, especially in light of the pending FTC case against...
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Misconduct Synergies from Mergers

By: Emmanuel Yimfor & Heather Tookes (CLS Blue Sky Blog) Like many sectors in the U.S. economy, the registered investment advisory (RIA) industry has seen...
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Making the Second Request Process Both More Streamlined and More Rigorous...

By: Holly Vedova (Federal Trade Commission) Given the recent surge in merger filings and the Commission’s obligation to protect Americans from illegal transactions, the Bureau...
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Technology Mergers and the Market for Corporate Control

By: Sam Bowman, Dirk Auer & Geoffrey Manne (Truth on the Market) In recent years, a growing chorus of voices has argued that existing merger rules...
Acquisitions

How Do Start-up Acquisitions Affect the Direction of Innovation?

By José L. Moraga-González & Evgenia Motchenkova (VU University Amsterdam) A start-up engages in an investment portfolio problem by choosing how much to invest in...
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Rethinking Antitrust

By Lawrence J. White (NYU)  This paper offers a number of proposals for reforming antitrust policy. Continue Reading...
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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...
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Would You Rather: Merger or Nationalization?

By: Eric Fruits (Truth on the Market) While much of the world of competition policy has focused on mergers in the COVID-19 era. Some observers...
Merger

California AG Seeks Power To Slow Healthcare Mega-Mergers

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra is seeking authority to slow healthcare mergers, arguing that consolidation typically accelerates amid crises like the COVID-19 pandemic, according...
Assessing “Killer Acquisitions”: An Assets and Capabilities-Based View of the Start-Up

Assessing “Killer Acquisitions”: An Assets and Capabilities-Based View of the Start-Up

Killer acquisitions have come under the eye of the antitrust community. However, the issue has not always been discussed in a systematic way and...
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