Tag: Antitrust

New Merger Guidelines Should Keep the Consumer Welfare Standard

Economists Mark Israel, Jonathan Orszag, and Jeremy Sandford authored an article for the November edition of the CPI Antitrust Chronicle discussing recent statements made by heads of the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice that suggest new merger guidelines may replace the tried-and-tested consumer welfare standard with alternate goals. Our experts express concern that … Continued

Latin America’s Digital Markets: Competition or Regulation?

Manuel Abdala and Alejandro Lombardi recently co-authored a chapter in the second edition of Competition Law in Latin America: A Practical Guide. The book analyzes in depth the giant steps taken by the Latin American countries to reposition their competition authorities in the global antitrust realm, awarding them increased autonomy both domestically and internationally. Latin America’s … Continued

Expert Q&A on horizontal and vertical merger enforcement

Expert Economists Joe Perkins, Salvatore Piccolo and Guillaume Duquesne participated in a Q&A with Financier Worldwide for their July issue on how mergers can affect businesses, workers and consumers, and how regulatory authorities could improve horizontal and vertical merger enforcement.

Q&A: Competition and antitrust issues in digital markets

Expert economists Salvatore Piccolo, Patricia Lorenzo, Guillaume Duquesne, Kadambari Prasad, and Paul Reynolds discuss competition and antitrust issues in digital markets with Financier Worldwide. Could you provide an overview of how the digital marketplace has developed in recent years? Piccolo: Recent years have witnessed the emergence of an increasing number of online marketplaces with new … Continued

New Frontiers of Antitrust Virtual Conference

Jorge Padilla will discuss the role of competition policy in sustainable development at the 11th annual New Frontiers of Antitrust conference, organized by Concurrences. Register to attend for free.

The Law and Economics of Article 102 TFEU – Third Edition

Jorge Padilla of Compass Lexecon co-authors, with Robert O’Donoghue of Brick Court Chambers, the third edition of this book which examines the legal and economic principles that underpin the application of Article 102 TFEU to the behavior of dominant firms.