Here below you find the most read articles on CompetitionFeed over the last two weeks.
Alphabet unit Google is likely to be hit with a third EU antitrust fine next week related to its AdSense advertising service, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday, with the sanction expected to be much smaller than previous fines. Read More.
Spotify has submitted a formal complaint against Apple to the European Commission, claiming the iPhone maker "deliberately disadvantages" other app developers. Read More.
Britain is signaling that it wants to take a new approach to mega mergers after Brexit — taking a far harder line than Paris and Berlin. Read More.
Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank confirmed on Sunday they were in talks about a merger, prompting labor union concerns about possible job losses and questions from analysts about the merits of a combination. Read More.
he Department of Justice Antitrust Division (DOJ) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have spent a significant amount of time in federal court litigating major cases premised upon an anticompetitive foreclosure theory of harm. Read More.
The worst ideas in Washington are often bipartisan. Big Tech is about to learn this lesson, if it hasn’t already. Read More.
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) recently welcomed the Court of Appeal’s dismissal of a challenge brought against a decision of the Competition Appeal Tribunal (“CAT”) by Balmoral, a supplier of steel water tanks. Read More.
Establishing Unfairly High Prices: The Implications of the CAT’s Judgment in Flynn and Pfizer v Competition and Market Authority
Alison Jones and Christopher Stothers
Research and development of new and innovative pharmaceutical treatments is important but expensive and risky. Read More.
In Ohio v. American Express Co., the Supreme Court applied antitrust’s rule of reason to a two-sided platform. Read More.
Dennis W. Carlton
This paper studies how current competition policy should be altered in order to take into account our understanding of how transaction costs influence the ability of firms and consumers to deal with market power. Read More.
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