December 31, 2017

2017

These Section comments were submitted and cleared in accordance with ABA Blanket Authority Policy.  Please note that Blanket Authority is effective for two years from the date of submission, unless granted under “Expedited” procedure, in which case it is effective for 90 days from the date of submission.

  • Comments of the American Bar Association Sections of Antitrust Law and International Law on the Amendment to the Restrictive Trade Practices Law
    (December 29, 2017)
    Cover Letter | Comments


  • Comments of the American Bar Association's Sections of Antitrust Law and International Law Regarding the French Competition Authority's Consultation on Modernizing and Simplifying the French Merger Control Law
    (November 30, 2017)
    Cover Letter | Comments


  • Comments of the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law on the Irish Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation Consultation on Merger Control Issues
    (November 30, 2017)
    Cover Letter | Comments


  • Comments of the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law on the European Commission's Initiative to Improve The Food Supply Chain
    (November 17, 2017)
    Cover Letter | Comments


  • Comments of the American Bar Association's Sections of Antitrust Law and International Law Regarding The Canadian Competition Bureau's Big Data and Innovation Draft Discussion Paper
    (November 16, 2017)
    Cover Letter | Comments


  • Comments of the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law on Attorney-Client Privilege in Response to the Consultation on Amendment to Competition Law Regulations Issued by the Federal Economic Competition Commission
    (November 8, 2017)
    Cover Letter | Comments

  • Comments of the American Bar Association's Sections of Antitrust Law and International Law regarding the Draft Measures for the Review of Undertaking Concentrations
    (October 6, 2017)
    Cover Letter | Comments


  • Comments of the American Bar Association Sections of Antitrust Law and International Law Regarding the Proposed Revisions to the UK Guidance as to the Appropriate Amount of a Penalty
    (September 27, 2017)
    Cover Letter | Comments


  • Comments of the American Bar Association Sections of Antitrust Law and International Law Regarding the Proposed Revisions to the Argentine Merger Control Guidelines
    (September 1, 2017)
    Cover Letter | Comments


  • Comments of the American Bar Association Sections of Antitrust Law and International Law regarding the Antimonopoly Act Study Group Report on the Surcharge System
    (June 29, 2017)
    Cover Letter
    | Comments


  • Comments of the American Bar Association Sections of Antitrust Law and International Law on the Draft Competition Law of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
    (May 24, 2017)
    Cover Letter | Comments


  • Joint Comments of the American Bar Association's Sections of Antitrust and International Law on the Chilean Fiscalía Nacional Económica's Draft Guidelines on Jurisdiction in Respect of Concentrations and Draft Guidelines on Merger Remedies
    (May 24, 2017)
    Cover Letter | Comments


  • Comments of the American Bar Association Sections of Antitrust Law and International Law on the South African Competition Commission Public Consultation on Gun-Jumping Issues in Merger Control
    (May 19, 2017)
    Cover Letter | Comments


  • Comments of the American Bar Association Sections of Antitrust Law and International Law on the Draft Guidelines on Trade Association Pricing Activities
    (May 11, 2017)
    Comments


  • Joint Comments of the American Bar Association Sections of Antitrust Law and International Law on the Japan Fair Trade Commission's Draft Revisions to the Guidelines Concerning Distribution Systems and Business Practices under the Antimonopoly Act
    (May 9, 2017)
    Cover Letter | Comments (in English and Japanese)


  • Joint Comments of the American Bar Association's Sections of Antitrust Law and International Law on the European Commission's Public Consultation on Building the European Data Economy
    (April 26, 2017)
    Cover Letter | Comments


  • Comments of the American Bar Association Sections of Antitrust Law, Intellectual Property Law, And International Law on the Draft Anti-Monopoly Guidelines on Abuse of Intellectual Property Rights of the People's Republic of China
    (April 20, 2017)
    Cover Letter | Comments (in Chinese and English)


  • Comments of the American Bar Association Sections of Antitrust Law, Intellectual Property Law, And International Law on the Draft Anti-Unfair Competition Law of the People's Republic of China
    (March 24, 2017)
    Comments (in Chinese and English)


  • Joint Comments of the American Bar Association's Sections of Antitrust Law and International Law on the German Federal Cartel Office's Guidance Note on the Prohibition of Vertical Price Fixing in the Brick-and-Mortar Food Retail Sector
    (March 9, 2017)
    Cover Letter | Comments


  • Joint Comments of the American Bar Association's Sections of Antitrust Law and International Law on CADE's Draft Resolution on Access to Documents and Legislative Proposals on Civil Aspects of Antitrust Damage Actions
    (January 31, 2017)
    Cover Letter | Comments [in English]
    Cover Letter | Comments [in Portuguese]


  • PRESIDENTIAL TRANSITION REPORT: THE STATE OF ANTITRUST ENFORCEMENT 2017
    (January 2017)

  • Joint Comments of the American Bar Association's Sections of Antitrust Law and International Law on the European Commission's Evaluation of Procedural and Jurisdictional Aspects of EU Merger Control
    (January 13, 2017)
    Cover Letter | Comments


  • Joint Comments of the American Bar Association's Sections of Antitrust Law and International Law on the Proposed Revisions to the Restrictive Trade Practices Law
    (January 5, 2017)
    Cover Letter | Comments