Here below you find the most read articles on CompetitionFeed over the last week.
Amazon could face a threat other than just EU antitrust scrutiny after a key EU lawmaker announced proposals aimed at curbing online marketplaces’ use of merchants’ data to boost sales of own brand products. Read More.
Justice Department Requires CVS and Aetna to Divest Aetna’s Medicare Individual Part D Prescription Drug Plan Business to Proceed With Merger
Divestiture Will Preserve Competition in Medicare Part D Individual Prescription Drug Plans throughout the United States. Read More.
The CMA has published a study into pricing algorithms and whether they could be used to support illegal practices. Read More.
The CMA has decided that the proposed merger between SSE Retail (SSE) and Npower can proceed, following a thorough review. Read More.
The Federal Trade Commission is holding the third session of the Hearings initiative, an event co-sponsored with the Global Antitrust Institute and held at the Antonin Scalia Law School of George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia, on October 15-17, 2018. Read More.
he Portuguese Competition Authority (Autoridade da Concorrência – AdC) confirms that it carried out dawn raids in the last few days at the premises of an association of the retail food sector, following suspicions of a concerted practice of price fixing, which may substantiate an infringement to the Competition Act. Read More.
Donald I. Baker
The idea of agency-issued guidelines as an effective enforcement tool was novel indeed when Professor Donald F. Turner unveiled it as a priority upon being nominated to be head the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division in 1965. Read More.
Adriano Basso, Julie Bon, Bethany Tasker, Natalie Timan, Mike Walker and Chris Whitcombe
We describe three interesting cases that the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has dealt with over the past year. Read More.
EU antitrust authorities have taken a leading role in exploring antitrust concerns around ‘big data.’ Read More.
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