Here below you find the most read articles on CompetitionFeed over the last week.
The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into potential coordination by AT&T, Verizon and a telecommunications standards organization to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers, according to six people with knowledge of the inquiry. Read More.
Time Warner Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes on Wednesday defended his company’s planned merger with telecoms firm AT&T as necessary to compete effectively for advertising with internet giants like Google and Facebook. Read More.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T’s (T.N) proposed merger with Time Warner Inc (TWX.N) would save consumers money because the marriage of a pay-TV provider with a movie and TV giant would create a more efficient company, an economist testifying for AT&T said in court on Thursday. Read More.
Platinum Equity LLC (Platinum) has agreed to divest Winc NZ Limited (Winc) to address the Commerce Commission’s competition concerns regarding Platinum’s acquisition of OfficeMax Holdings Limited (OfficeMax). Read More.
The UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has just released a 75-page Green Paper on Modernising Consumer Markets, setting out the Government’s main priorities for the digital economy in a post-Brexit Britain. Read More.
Following is the (slightly expanded and edited) text of my remarks from the panel, Antitrust and the Tech Industry: What Is at Stake?, hosted last Thursday by CCIA. Read More.
Case C-525/16, Meo – Serviços de Comunicações e Multimédia: a major contribution to Article 102 TFEU case law
Love them or hate them, the EU competition law community should be grateful to collecting societies. Their activities have ensured a steady supply of preliminary references since the very early days. It looks like things are unlikely to change soon. Read More.
The Federal Trade Commission has released its study of its remedy orders between 2006 and 2012. Notice of this study was issued in early 2015, so the process has taken two full years to bring to completion. Read More.
Pablo Ibáñez Colomo
No judgment in the past decade has been awaited as eagerly as the appeal ruling in Intel.1 There is something surprising about the expectation created around the case. Read More.
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