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The No Kill Zone: The Other Side of Pharma Acquisitions

In recent years there have been calls for increased scrutiny and enforcement of acquisitions by incumbent pharmaceutical firms of potentially competitive pipeline products. A...

The Jury Is Out: An Assessment of Proposed Reforms to Australia’s...

Recently, competition authorities globally have been advocating for law reform to enhance their enforcement powers in relation to so called "killer acquisitions." In July...

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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The Ecuadorian Agency Announces a Fast-Track Merger Proceeding

By Mario Navarrete Serrano (Pérez Bustamante & Ponce)1   On April 20, 2020, the Ecuadorian competition agency (Superintendencia de Control del Poder de Mercado – SCPM)...

Some Unresolved Aspects of the Australian Competition Approach to COVID-19

By John Kettle (McCullough Robertson Lawyers)1   The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”), like every other competition authority around the world, finds itself in uncharted...

CPI Talks… with Representative Ro Khanna

In this edition of CPI Talks we have the pleasure of speaking with U.S. Representative Ro Khanna, of California’s 17th Congressional District. Thank you, Representative...
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ICN Merger Workshop 2020 – Melbourne

By Alexander Baker (Fingleton)1 Are laws and competition authorities getting the balance right in merger control? Is there too much overenforcement (false positives) or too...

Antitrust Enforcement and Litigation in China’s Internet Industry

By Zhan Hao, Song Ying, Lv Hongjie & Wei Fei As the world’s largest internet market and one of the most influential antitrust jurisdictions, China...

The (Nearly) Forgotten Case of Labor Concerns in Brazilian Competition Policy:...

In the wake of new evidence of market power of firms over workers, as a widespread economic fact, it is worth revising how the...

Navigating through Merger Control Review in China – Challenges for U.S....

Navigating through Merger Control Review in China – Challenges for U.S. Companies during a Time of Uncertainty By Cheng Liu, Audrey Yumeng Li, and...

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