The ABA Antitrust Section’s Unilateral Conduct Committee presents a Committee Program on Remedies in Monopolization Cases. The program will explore the thorny question of remedies for single firm anticompetitive conduct, including the structural, behavioral and damages remedies, from the EU and US perspectives. Panelists will discuss the efficacy of remedies in high tech and other [...]
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This brochure from the Japan Fair Trade Commission provides a basic overview of prohibited conduct under Japan’s Antimonopoly Act for the public. See the creative depictions of monopolization, refusal to deal, tying, and exclusive dealing among many other potential violations (including cartels and mergers). See a similar document in Japanese. Elsewhere, JFTC’s website portrays monopolization, [...]
The Competition Commission of Singapore has produced a comic book (“manga”) portraying abuse of dominance. Read how the CCS officers “set things right” in the “City of Champions” where a dominant martial arts school no longer plays by the rules. . .
The CCS has also published guidelines on its abuse of dominance enforcement.
Monopoly Monday: Save the Date – Tuesday, July 19 – for the Unilateral Conduct WG Webinar on the Use of Price Cost Tests!
Cost benchmarks often are used to determine whether an alleged predator is selling at a loss or sacrifice, and also may be considered to evaluate the legality of loyalty discounts and rebates. There is no single cost measure used by all member agencies. Indeed, agencies may use more than one measure depending on the case. [...]
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev recently spoke about the costs to the Russian economy of substantial state ownership of businesses. President Medvedev, according to articles argued that dominance in certain industries limits investment and harms competitiveness. He called for a reduction in Russia’s government ownership stakes.
The ICN issued a report on state-created monopolies in 2006 and [...]