2019

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.

 

  • Australia | Joint Comments on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s Draft Guidelines on the Repeal of Subsection 51(3) of the Competition and Consumer Act of 2010 (July 18, 2019) | Combined Cover Letter & Comments 
  • Spain | Comments Of The American Bar Association’s Antitrust Law Section Regarding The Cnmc’s Consultation On Its Online Advertising Sector Inquiry (June 4, 2019) | Cover Letter & Comments
  • European Union | Joint Comments on the European Commission’s Consultation on the Current Regime for the Assessment of Vertical Agreements | May 23, 2019 |Cover Letter & Comments
  • United States | Comments Regarding the U.S. Justice Department Antitrust Division Roundtable Discussion of the Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement & Reform Act (ACPERA) April 11, 2019 | Cover Letter & Comments
  • Argentina | Joint Comments on the Draft Guide for Merger Notification Proposed by Argentina’s National Commission | March 29, 2019 | Cover Letter & Comments
  • China | The American Bar Association's Antitrust Law Department and the International Law Department on China's National Market Supervision and Management Joint opinion issued by the Bureau on the Prohibition of Abuse of Market Dominant Status  (March 7, 2019) | Cover Letter & Comments
  • Chile |  Joint Comments Of The Antitrust Law And International Law Sections On The Proposed Revisions To The Chilean Merger Notification Regulations (May 6, 2019) | Cover Letter & Comment
  • Chile |  Joint Comments Of The Sections Of Antitrust Law And International Law On The Draft Penalty Guidelines Issued By The Chilean Fiscalía Nacional Económica (February 28, 2019) | Cover Letter & Comments
  • Peru | Comments Of The American Bar Association Sections Of Antitrust Law And International Law In Response To Indecopi’s Request For Public Comments Regarding Its Draft Guide To Trade Associations And Free Competition (February 25, 2019) Cover Letter | Comments
  • Australia | Comments Of The American Bar Association Section Of Antitrust Law On The Australian Competition And Consumer Commission’s Preliminary Report On Digital Platforms (February 15, 2019) Cover Letter | Comments

  • The Netherlands |  Comments Of The American Bar Association Section Of Antitrust On The Dutch Ministry Of Economic And Climate Affairs Consultation On Online Platforms And Competition Law (February 5, 2019) Cover Letter | Comments
  • China | Comments Of The American Bar Association’s Sections Of Antitrust Law And International Law To The National People’s Congress Of The People’s Republic Of China On The Draft Amendment Of China’s Patent Law (February 5, 2019) Cover Letter | Comments
  • EU | Comments Of The American Bar Association Sections Of Antitrust Law And International Law On The European Data Protection Board Guidelines 3/2018 On The Territorial Scope Of The GDPR January 17, 2019) | Cover Letter & Comments

Reports

  • Assessment of Global Competition Agency Implementation of ABA Best Practices for Antitrust Procedure | Report by the Procedural Transparency Task Force | April 29, 2019 |  Report
The American Bar Association's Antitrust Law Department and the International Law Department on China's National Market Supervision and Management Joint opinion issued by the Bureau on the Prohibition of Abuse of Market Dominant Status (Draft for Comment) March 7, 2019
The American Bar Association's Antitrust Law Department and the International Law Department on China's National Market Supervision and Management Joint opinion issued by the Bureau on the Prohibition of Abuse of Market Dominant Status (Draft for Comment) March 7, 2019
The American Bar Association's Antitrust Law Department and the International Law Department on China's National Market Supervision and Management Joint opinion issued by the Bureau on the Prohibition of Abuse of Market Dominant Status (Draft for Comment) March 7, 2019
The American Bar Association's Antitrust Law Department and the International Law Department on China's National Market Supervision and Management Joint opinion issued by the Bureau on the Prohibition of Abuse of Market Dominant Status (Draft for Comment) March 7, 2019