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Antitrust Official: EU Won’t Relax Merger Rules During COVID-19

The European Union won't weaken merger rules during the COVID-19 pandemic even if companies announced that they are likely to go bust without a...

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Transformed the U.S. Postal Service into a...

By J. Gregory Sidak, Criterion Economics Years before the widespread use of email and the World Wide Web, Congress directed in the Postal Reorganization Act...

Open for Business: Cartel Enforcement and the Procurement Collusion Strike Force’s...

A global pandemic and economic disruption make effective deterrence, detection, and prosecution of cartels more important than ever. While COVID-19 is a novel virus,...

Cartels as Crisis Management: Why Collusion May Be Inevitable During Economic...

The impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has been relentless, both from direct affliction with the virus itself and from the economic downturn devastating...

Competitor Collaborations During COVID-19

Antitrust regulators worldwide have had to adopt novel strategies to address the emergency need for collaboration within certain industries to help combat the COVID-19...
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EU Wants E-commerce Platforms To Share COVID-19 Data

European lawmakers are pressing major e-commerce and media platforms to share more data with each other as a tool to fight rogue traders which...
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EU Commission OKs €1.5B Dutch Scheme For Transport Companies For COVID-19...

The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a Dutch scheme of around €1.5 billion to compensate companies providing regional and long-distance...
Antitrust Chronicle - Antitrust in Times of Crisis

Antitrust in Times of Crisis

The COVID-19 virus has upended our lives and forced individuals, businesses, and governments alike...
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EU Approves €39.6M Greek Scheme To Help Vegetable Producers Affected By...

The European Commission has approved a €39.6 million (US$46.7 million) Greek scheme to support producers of certain vegetables in the context of the coronavirus...
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Shall We Play in the Forest (While the Wolf is not...

By Pablo Trevisán (Estudio Trevisan)1   I. Introduction Airports closed and turned into airplane graveyards overnight; travel restrictions; massive cancellation of flights; sporting events and shows were...

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