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Competition Amendment Bill proposes tougher penalties

The Competition Amendment Bill of 2018 introduces harsher penalty provisions which increase the enforcement powers of the competition authorities for purposes of deterring anti-competitive conduct. Removal of the ‘yellow card’ Currently, the Competition Act only allows for administrative penalties to … Continue reading

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Does the Potential to Merge Reduce Competition?

Hackbarth, Dirk and Taub, Bart ask Does the Potential to Merge Reduce Competition? ABSTRACT: We study anti-competitive mergers in a dynamic model with noisy collusion. At each instant, firms either privately choose output levels or merge, which trades off benefits… … Continue reading

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Monopolistic Competition, Price Discrimination and Welfare

Youping Li, East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST) and Jie Shuai, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law study Monopolistic Competition, Price Discrimination and Welfare. ABSTRACT: This paper studies third degree price discrimination in a monopolistically competitive market. When… … Continue reading

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AKKA/LAA, Coty, Hoffmann La Roche II and Others: A Survey of Cases at the Intersection between Competition Law and IP Law in the Past Year

Sophie Lawrance, Edwin Bond and Matthew Hunt recap AKKA/LAA, Coty, Hoffmann La Roche II and Others: A Survey of Cases at the Intersection between Competition Law and IP Law in the Past Year. ABSTRACT: This Survey reviews EU competition law… … Continue reading

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DealBook: T-Mobile and Sprint: How Fewer Competitors Could Increase Competition

Conventional wisdom says the two companies should be blocked from merging to preserve competition and benefit consumers. But the merger could actually create a mightier maverick. Read more detail on Recent Business Law posts –

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