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Antitrust, Regulation and Competition Law

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Preeminent Treatise - This is recognized by scholars and practitioners as one of the leading authorities on a specific subject. This research guide is intended as a starting point for research in the area of U.S. antitrust law . While not comprehensive, it provides a listing of the most important, current, and relevant materials available in this subject area. The guide includes both primary and secondary sources, in both print and electronic formats. This guide does not cover foreign or international antitrust law, but the Law Library does have a separate Foreign & International Antitrust Law Research Guide . Members of ...
and governments have always been subject to scrutiny, and sometimes severe sanctions. Since the twentieth century, competition law has become global. The two largest and most influential systems of competition regulation are United States antitrust law and European Union competition law . National and regional competition authorities across the world have formed international support and enforcement networks. Modern competition law has historically evolved on a country level to promote and maintain competition in markets principally within the territorial boundaries of nation-states . National competition law usually does not ...
Will Health Insurance Companies Lose Their Antitrust Exemption ...
For the past 65 years, the health insurance industry has been one of the few that is exempt from antitrust regulations. That means that the government has little recourse in preventing the creation of monopolies and price fixing among health insurance companies that raises health insurance rates for everyone. The House of Representatives is looking to change that with a new bill. Why have medical insurance companies been able to avoid antitrust regulation for so long? There are mitigating factors that can be used to avoid the Department of Justice’s attention; in the case of Major League Baseball, the fact that they are ... market research, surveys and trends
Norton Rose LLP - The Election Briefing: competition (antitrust ...
 and subsequent publication of party Manifestos, we provide an outline of what the Labour Party, the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrats have to say about competition (antitrust) and economic regulation and we describe the implications for business. This is part of The Election Briefing , which covers: climate change and energy; competition and economic regulation; corporate governance, takeovers policy and company law; employment and equality; environment; financial services regulation; Islamic finance; media and electronic communications; ... market research, surveys and trends


Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog: April 19, 2009 - April 25, 2009
ABSTRACT: The focus of this paper is to raise some issues that have implications for coherence between the competition law regimes at the multilateral level, in particular the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) obligations, and that existing at the regional level made operative through the existence of FTAs. The particular FTA addressed here is CARICOM under the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas, although the tentative observations made go beyond this FTA. April 25, 2009 | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack Posted by D. Daniel Sokol Alison Oldale (LECG) has been named the new chief economist of the UK's ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Antitrust And Insurance: Should The Mccarran Act Be Repealed
premium income of $176 billion and total industry assets of $374 ..... regulation and its antitrust exemption relate directly to the alleged .... is likely to run afoul ofthe antitrust law” (Monitoring Competition 1974, p. 577). .... where one firm sues another (95 percent of all antitrust litigation is ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
ECLIPSE MARKETING, INC., a Utah corporation HEBDA CORP, INC., a Utah corporation; JOHNNY HEBDA, an individual; JOHN DOES 1-10; and DOE CORPORATIONS 1-5, Defendants. Case No. 2:09-CV-1108. United States District Court, D. Utah, Central Division. August 23, 2010. DEE BENSON, District Judge. This matter is before the court on defendants Johnny Hebda and Hebda Corp, Inc.'s (collectively "Hebda") brief on the question of standing and plaintiff EcoSure Pest Control, Inc.'s ("EcoSure") memorandum of points and authorities regarding standing to assert the causes of actions set forth in its complaint. [ 1 ] ( market trends, news research and surveys resources
Just say no to Ma Bell-era Net neutrality regulation
seems to spell an end for the old "hands off the Net" consensus. But is such Internet regulation really needed? Hard-core Net neutralists like the group Free Press insist that this deal isn't sweeping enough to protect the "free and open Internet." But in fact, the Net continues to do just fine without heavy-handed regulation. As Paul Misener, Amazon's vice president for global public policy, explains , managed services like video streaming, telemedicine, online gaming, and VoIP actually benefit consumers without degrading or blocking traffic, and the Internet has remained "free and open" ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


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Antitrust, Regulation and Competition Law. • Commercial and Corporate. • Comparative and Foreign. • Empirical Legal Studies. • Environmental Law ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Antitrust & Unfair Competition - Publictions
The Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Section of the California State Bar maintains numerous publications of interest to the antitrust practitioner: New Antitrust Treatise The new edition of our Treatise is written by a team of leading experts-members of the Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Section. Cheryl Lee Johnson , Editor-in-Chief and Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, and Thomas S. Hixson , Vice Chair of the Section, head up the skilled and experienced team of writers. Some of the topics deftly explored by these top-notch attorneys include health care, electronic media and the internet, consumer ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
International Antitrust and Competition Law and Policy
(2d ed., Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001). XXKF1649.P66 2001 D'Angelo Law Library, Reserve Reading Room. Herbert Hovenkamp, The Antitrust Enterprise: Principle and Execution (Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2005). HF1414.H68 2005 Regenstein Bookstacks. See also review by Professor Randal C. Picker, 2 Competition Policy International 183 (2006)). Robert H. Bork, The Antitrust Paradox: A Policy At War with Itself (New York: Basic Books, 1978). D'Angelo Law, Bookstacks, Reserve, XXKF1649.B670. "Antitrust Policy" in 1 The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law (Peter Newman ...
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WikiAnswers - What do antitrust laws protect
A monopolistic market as defined by AT &T (until the anti-trust suit that ended in January 1982) or as defined by Microsoft (until the consolidated civil actions filed by the United Sates Department of Justice (DOJ) and 20 US states on May 18 th , 1998, that stretched into 2 nd November 2001, settlement), is a type of market that features one, if not all, of the traits of a monopoly such as; high price levels, supply constraints, or excessive barriers to entry. Because this type of market would be comprised of one supplying firm, consumers would have no choice but to purchase solely from this firm. The demand in a monopolistic ...