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President Biden issues sweeping Executive Order to promote competition

On 9 July 2021 President Biden signed a far-reaching executive order intended to promote competition in the American economy. The order targets perceived corporate consolidation and...

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Post-pandemic antitrust - what to expect and what to do Global Competition Review

The outbreak of the covid-19 pandemic in early 2020 came as a global shock. Its ripple effects on the economy, trade, travel as well as individual freedoms and society as a whole were - and ...

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Supreme Court finds FTC lacks authority to seek monetary relief under Section 13(b)

On 22 April, the Supreme Court dealt a striking blow to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) longstanding reliance on Section 13(b) of the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTC Act) as a...

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The House tech report: An ambitious plan or a starting point for incremental reform? CPI Antitrust Chronicle Special Edition

The long-awaited report on competition in digital markets by the majority staff of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law has now become the focal...

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FTC Publishes Commentary on Vertical Merger Enforcement

On 22 December 2020, on a divided vote, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC or the Commission) issued a Commentary on Vertical Merger Enforcement (FTC Commentary) to provide “greater...

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DOJ and FTC approve vertical merger guidelines
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On 30 June 2020 the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) (the agencies, collectively) announced the publication of new vertical merger guidelines (the new vertical ...

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Food industry antitrust update: Tuna company ex CEO sentenced to prison for price fixing
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On 16 June 2020, the former CEO of Bumble Bee Foods LLC was sentenced to 40 months in prison and fined US$100,000 for his role in a tuna price-fixing conspiracy involving two competitors....

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Court of Appeals affirms limited injunction on NCAA compensation restrictions for student athletes
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On 18 May 2020 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in an antitrust case challenging the association's...

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Reducing antitrust risk of collaborations during the COVID-19 pandemic
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The COVID-19 pandemic has affected U.S. health care in an unprecedented way, requiring hospitals, providers, and suppliers to collaborate to respond to the urgency of the crisis.

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