Here below you find the most read articles on CompetitionFeed over the last week.
The Department of Justice’s antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim, said on Tuesday that evidence drove the division’s decision-making rather than pressure from the president, who recently tweeted that he supported an antitrust probe of Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O). Read More.
Brussels sets out objections to planned deal, saying it is ‘incompatible’ with the internal market. Read More.
A CMA investigation disclosed on Friday is focused on bond trading activities at a number of global banks, Sky News learns. Read More.
The announcement of an energy price cap by regulator Ofgem has been blamed for holding up the planned SSE-npower tie-up. Read More.
Last week, the FTC held the sixth in its set of hearings focusing on “Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century.” Read More.
For several months now every conference and journal in our small world has featured a panel and a few articles on the Intel Judgment, on how to interpret it and on the impact it will have on enforcement and on judicial review going forward. Read More.
Joseph E. Harrington
Hub-and-spoke collusion is when firms in a market coordinate their conduct by communicating through an upstream supplier or downstream customer. Read More.
Giulio Federico, Gregor Langus, Tommaso Valletti
We propose an oligopoly model of stochastic product innovation and we study the effects of a merger on innovation incentives and on consumer surplus. Read More.
Justus Haucap, Alexander Rasch, Joel Stiebale
This paper analyses how horizontal mergers affect innovation of the merged entity and its non-merging competitors. Read More.
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