Acquisition Killed the Innovation Star?

By: Chris Pike (OECD On The Level) Start-ups play a vital role in competitive markets. They are a key source of new ideas and products, disruptive...
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Five Takeaways From Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google

By: Heather Kelly (Washington Post) Whether you want to look up facts about the moon or find the lowest prices on sweatpants, Google’s search engine is...
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Hub-and-Spoke Antitrust Conspiracies and the Classic Case of Toys “R” Us...

Jarod Bona; The Antitrust Attorney Like life, sometimes antitrust conspiracies are complicated. Not everything always fits into a neat little package. An articulate soundbite or an attractive...
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Blog O’ Blogs November

November brings us closer to the end of the year, and the introspective, questioning, and somewhat nostalgic pieces this month reflect the intensity of...
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BigTech vs BigBang: Competition in Financial Services

By Janos Barberis, OECD on the Level On 18 June 2019, Facebook announced the launch of Libra, a decentralised digital currency, or stablecoin. Borderless, it...
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Leadership Changes

By Ian Conner, Bureau of Competition, FTC I am pleased to announce several management changes in the Bureau of Competition. While Michael Moiseyev is on...
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COVID-19, Ghost Flights, and Emerging Property Rights in Airport Slots

Brent Skorup, Truth on the Market One of the most visible economic effects of the COVID-19 spread is the decrease in airline customers. Alec Stapp...
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Can Antitrust Laws Assist with the Economic Recovery?

By: John Pecman (C.D. Howe Institute) Antitrust enforcers have said they need to remain vigilant to protect consumers and assist with the recovery during the COVID-19...
04.2

Diagnosing “Killer” Acquisitions: FTC Market Study to Review Past M&A Deals...

John Eichlin, Marie-Marie de Fays; Linklaters The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) launched a rare market study to investigate whether non-reportable past acquisitions by the major tech companies...

The Seventh Circuit Explains the “Co-Conspiracy Exception” to the Illinois Brick...

Jarod Bona, The Antitrust Attorney Antitrust law evolves in such a way that opinions from federal appellate courts are always interesting in how they affect the doctrine. But...

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