Market Manipulation: When Is It An Antitrust Issue?
12 PM EDT
The Sherman Act is often applied to market manipulation in contexts involving coordinated manipulation under Section 1, and more recently has been alleged against unilateral manipulative conduct under Section 2 (e.g., Merced Irrigation District v. Barclays Bank PLC). But does an antitrust injury arise from unilateral manipulative behavior such that Section 2 should apply? If not, why should Section 1 claims based on the similar conduct and injury be allowed to proceed?
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