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In recent years, follow-on cartel damages claims (that is, private claims following public proceedings) have attracted increasing interest from both potential plaintiffs and former cartelists among businesses in Europe.
The U.S. Supreme Court has issued two decisions recently that have the potential to limit whether antitrust claims may effectively be arbitrated when the arbitration agreement includes a class action waiver.
Resale price maintenance regulations in the United States and United Kingdom both appear to have a nearly identical goal: preventing and punishing agreements that restrain competition. But nuances abound.
This article discusses two recent—and conflicting—trends in agencies’ approaches to remedies for horizontal mergers: increasing international cooperation in crafting remedies and divergence on the issue of behavioral remedies.
The European Commission is skeptical about use of both efficiency arguments and failing firm defenses to address potential loss of competition. However, the Commission is increasingly willing to recognize efficiency arguments to justify a proposed merger.
In a landmark case, the South African Competition Commission has been ordered to provide leniency application documents to litigants. This case serves as a warning to all litigants who refer to privileged documents in affidavits.
The Organic Act for the Regulation and Control of Market Power was enacted on October 13, 2011. Before this law was enacted, Ecuador had no legal instrument to regulate unfair economic practices that, in other countries, are even considered crimes.
In 2013, advancements in cancer screening gained worldwide attention when actress Angelina Jolie had a double mastectomy after BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic testing and when the U.S. Supreme Court addressed the patentability of these genes.
Ukraine is currently a few steps away from the long-awaited development in its antitrust laws, namely the upcoming adoption of amendments to the Law of Ukraine “On Protection of Economic Competition.”
In this introductory column, I provide a brief overview of the activities and initiatives we are working on within the Section and the Diversity Committee and describe how it all works in practice and how division and committee leaders can get involved.
In this second “Policy Matters” column, we have something for everyone, including updates on all of our recent activities and some advice from a former committee co-chair who proposed her first Resolution with Report last year.
This outstanding handbook is a must read for the rule of law practitioner who needs to be equipped with conceptual underpinnings, advances in best practices, and important methodologies.
The Section of International Law is a “big tent,” and ILN reflects that reality. In this issue, we bring together substantive experts from many international jurisdictions to provide you cutting-edge information on international antitrust law practice.