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Antitrust Analysis of Vertical Mergers: Recent Developments and Economic Teachings

Koren Wong-Ervin, Director of IP & Competition Policy at Qualcomm Incorporated and Senior Scholar at China's University of International Business & Economics describes Antitrust Analysis of Vertical Mergers: Recent Developments and Economic Teachings. ABSTRACT: The generally well-accepted belief motivating modern… … Continue reading

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Coty, Amazon, and the Future of Vertical Restraints: Evolving Distribution Norms on Both Atlantic Shores

Chris Sagers Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University, analyzes Coty, Amazon, and the Future of Vertical Restraints: Evolving Distribution Norms on Both Atlantic Shores. ABSTRACT: Coty Germany, GmbH v. Parfümerie Akzente, GmbH, a late 2017 decision of the European… … 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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Vertical Foreclosure and Multi-Segment Competition

Jullien, Bruno ; Reisinger, Markus ; and Rey, Patrick theorize about Vertical Foreclosure and Multi-Segment Competition. ABSTRACT: This paper analyzes a supplier's incentives to foreclose downstream entry when entrants have stronger positions in different market segments, thus bringing added value… … Continue reading

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Announcing the Death of Colgate: The Form and Substance of Vertical Price Fixing Agreements

Thomas K. Cheng, The University of Hong Kong – Faculty of Law is Announcing the Death of Colgate: The Form and Substance of Vertical Price Fixing Agreements. ABSTRACT: This Article examines the agreement requirement in resale price maintenance (“RPM”) cases… … Continue reading

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