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CPI Talks… with Cani Fernández

In this edition of CPI Talks… we have the pleasure of speaking with Cani Fernández, President of the Spanish National Commission on Markets and...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Robbin’ Hood

Is it an antitrust offense to sell face masks at a high price in the midst of a pandemic? In this essay I address...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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Growth, Girth, and the Last Mover Advantage

By E. Kumar Sharma1   India’s biggest company, Reliance Industries, has acquired a cash-strapped rival to gain a major chunk of the Indian bricks-and-mortar retail.2 The...

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