Here below you find the most read articles on CompetitionFeed over the last week.
Twenty years ago today, Microsoft was sued by the Department of Justice and a coalition of 20 state attorneys general (including one of us, Mr. Blumenthal, of Connecticut) for violating federal antitrust law. Read More.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Allergan Inc was sued on Wednesday by four large U.S. retailers that accused the drugmaker of antitrust violations for trying to stop rivals from selling generic versions of Restasis, its medication to treat dry-eye disease. Read More.
The Commission must re-examine the request made by Lufthansa and Swiss concerning the waiver of their pricing commitments for the Zurich-Stockholm route
In 2005 the Commission cleared, subject to conditions, the planned acquisition of Swiss by Lufthansa, a founding member of Star Alliance (the largest global airline alliance). Read More.
At this point, only the most masochistic and cynical among DC’s policy elite actually desire for the net neutrality conflict to continue. Read More.
On 14 May 2018, Germany’s and Austria’s competition authorities published a draft guidance paper on the transaction value-based merger control thresholds which had been introduced last year. Read More.
Joshua D. Wright and Douglas H. Ginsburg
Henry G. Manne, our friend, Mentor, and colleague, was a pioneer in the economic analysis of law. By consistently challenging the notion that existing institutions were well understood, he expanded the domain of economics to new and fertile ground. Read More.
Silke J. Forbes, Mara Lederman and Zhe Yuan
We analyze how schedule times, actual flight times and on-time performance have changed in the U.S. airline industry between 1990 and 2016. Read More.
Giulio Federico, Gregor Langus and Tommaso M. Valletti
We set up a stylized oligopoly model of uncertain product innovation to analyze the effects of a merger on innovation incentives and on consumer surplus. Read More.
Christopher Cook Vladimir Novak Sven Frisch
Halfway through her five-year term as Competition Commissioner, Margrethe Vestager has established a reputation for subjecting mergers to heavy scrutiny. Read More.
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