Tag Archives: Mergers

SA poised to follow suit in utilisation of non-competition merger control to protect State security in foreign mergers

A controversial introduction in the latest draft of the Competition Amendment Bill of 2018 is the inclusion of a section that requires the State President to constitute a standing committee of cabinet ministers and public officials to consider whether a … Continue reading

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Vertical Mergers and Entrepreneurial Exit

D. Daniel Sokol, University of Florida has written on Vertical Mergers and Entrepreneurial Exit. ABSTRACT: The idea that tech companies should be permitted to acquire nascent start-ups is under attack from antitrust populists. Yet, this debate on vertical mergers has… … Continue reading

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Price or Variety? An Evaluation of Mergers Effects in Grocery Retailing

Elena Argentesi, University of Bologna – Department of Economics, Paolo Buccirossi, LEAR, Roberto Cervone, Tomaso Duso, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin); Duesseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE), and Alessia Marrazzo ask Price or Variety? An Evaluation of Mergers… … Continue reading

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Mergers, investments and demand expansion

Bourreau, Marc and Jullien, Bruno theorize about Mergers, investments and demand expansion. ABSTRACT: In this paper, we study the impact of a merger to monopoly on prices and investments. Two single-product firms compete in prices and coverage for a new… … Continue reading

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Cross Border Mergers in India: RBI Notification and Some Implications

[Roshni Menon is a 5th year B.A., LL.B (Hons.) student at School of Law, Christ University in Bangalore] Upon tracing the history of cross border mergers in India, one finds that the erstwhile Companies Act, (“1956 Act”) did contain provisions relating … Continue reading

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