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The Relationship between Article 4 (1)(b) Cross-Border Merger Directive and the European Merger Regulation

Marco Claudio Corradi, Stockholm Centre for Commercial Law; Stockholm University and Julian Nowag, Lund University – Faculty of Law; Oxford Centre for Competition Law and Policy identify The Relationship between Article 4 (1)(b) Cross-Border Merger Directive and the European Merger… … Continue reading

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Merger – Geographic Market

CompetitionMergerRelevant MarketGeographic MarketHypothetical Monopolist TestSSNIPCritical Loss AnalysisArbitrageCorrelation and Co-Integration AnalysesPrice Elasticity of DemandWhere suppliers can set prices based on customer location, and customers cannot avoid targeted price increases through arbitrage (by purchasing at a lower price from a seller in … Continue reading

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Merger Policy in a Quantitative Model of International Trade

Holger Breinlich; Volker Nocke; Nicolas Schutz investigate Merger Policy in a Quantitative Model of International Trade. Abstract: In a two-country international trade model with oligopolistic competition, we study the conditions on market structure and trade costs under which a merger… … Continue reading

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2019 merger review thresholds for Competition Act and Investment Canada Act

The threshold for certain pre-closing net benefit reviews under the Investment Canada Act (ICA) and the threshold for a pre-closing merger notification under the Competition Act have been increased for 2019. Competition Act Canada uses a two-part test for determining whether a pre-merger notification … Continue reading

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Third Circuit Rejects State’s Bid for Attorney’s Fees in Hospital Merger Dispute

On January 23, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (“Third Circuit”) issued an opinion denying the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania the right to recover attorney’s fees after it had successfully blocked a hospital merger. The Third Circuit … Continue reading

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