Tag Archives: Antitrust

After mixed Day 5 of FTC v. Qualcomm antitrust trial, irrelevant German ruling to be handed down later

Day 5 of the FTC v. Qualcomm antitrust trial just concluded. It was the most eventful and interesting day of the first half of this bench trial. The morning and the early afternoon were a total disaster for Qualcomm, but … Continue reading

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Is Insurance Really Exempt from the U.S. Antitrust Laws?

In many instances, conduct involving the business of insurance is, indeed, exempt from antitrust liability. So why does insurance sometimes get a free pass? In 1945, Congress passed a law called The McCarran-Ferguson Act. Insurance, of course, has traditionally been … Continue reading

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Elhauge on Horizontal Shareholding & Antitrust

Einer Elhauge (Harvard Law School) has posted How Horizontal Shareholding Harms Our Economy – And Why Antitrust Law Can Fix It on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: New economic proofs and empirical evidence provide powerful confirmation that, even when horizontal shareholders … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: ABA Antitrust Section paper on the interface of Antitrust with IP (prize money and free trip to ABA Antitrust Spring Meeting)

ABA Section of Antitrust Law Intellectual Property Committee 2018-18 Law Student Essay Contest Calling all third-year law students with an interest in antitrust and intellectual property law! The American Bar Association (“ABA”) Section of Antitrust Law (“Section”) Intellectual Property Committee… … Continue reading

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The Role Of Antitrust Laws In An Era Of Big Banks, Pharma, And Tech

From Wisconsin Public Radio: ” In the late 19th century, the United States implemented laws to prevent corporations from growing too large and stifling competition in the market. While these rules have been around for more than a century, Columbia Law … Continue reading

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