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Amended California Price Gouging Law Closes Potential Loopholes

By: Leo Caseria (Sheppard Mullin) California Penal Code § 396 prohibits price gouging in California during a state of emergency. California enacted a few amendments to...
Price Gouging and the COVID-19 Crisis

Price Gouging and the COVID-19 Crisis – This Time Is (a...

Shortages resulting from natural disasters invariably lead to allegations of price gouging. By themselves, price gouging laws exacerbate rather than alleviate shortages by preventing...
Uncertainty in U.S. Price-Gouging Law Compliance and Defense

Uncertainty in U.S. Price-Gouging Law Compliance and Defense

Allegations of price gouging are ubiquitous in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the late 1970s, 40 U.S. states have enacted price-gouging laws...
Price Gouging Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

Price Gouging Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the legal landscape surrounding price gouging has changed rapidly and dramatically. Attorneys general and state governors...
Price Gouging in a Time of Sea Change

Price Gouging in a Time of Sea Change

The purpose of price gouging laws is to prevent excessive pricing and profiteering in a state of emergency. But price gouging laws in the...
The New Transatlantic Attack on High Prices Price Gouging

The New Transatlantic Attack on High Prices: Price Gouging

The COVID-19 outbreak has generated a surge of consumer complaints and governmental investigations about excessive pricing and price gouging. Anti-price gouging laws seek to...
Toward a Per Se Rule Against Price Gouging

Toward a Per Se Rule Against Price Gouging

Price gouging is the use of high prices to ration access to a good in unexpectedly short supply. Because sellers can always recoup their...
Interim Measures Remedy Deal Price Gouging COVID-19

Interim Measures: A Remedy to Deal with Price Gouging in the...

Interim measures are cease-and-desist orders that can be issued when there is an imminent risk of serious and irreparable harm to competition. The adoption...
Price Gouging Under Brazilian Competition Law

Price Gouging Under Brazilian Competition Law: Better Left Dormant?

Price gouging is a hot topic in the antitrust community as a result of COVID-19, and Brazil is no exception. In this article, we...
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South Africa: Competition Commission Releases Report on Food Price Monitoring

Following the announcement of the National State of Disaster and widespread complaints of food price escalations, the Commission has today released a report on...
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