The Antitrust Division: Economic Issues Presented in 2010–2011

The Antitrust Division: Economic Issues Presented in 2010–2011 The Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice had a number of interesting cases during the last year. The merger between Comcast and NBC-Universal presented an interesting challenge of preserving existing competition from an emerging technology. The abandoned attempt by NASDAQ to acquire NYSE shed light on a number of competitive interactions between financial exchanges. Hospital contracts in Texas illustrated that exclusive dealing is still a violation of Section “NASDAQ’s Proposed Acquisition of NYSE” and will be pursued by the Antitrust Division. And, a number of cases as well as a new policy guide on the subject demonstrate that the Antitrust Division will work with parties and accept innovative remedies to eliminate competitive problems in ways that may better preserve efficiencies. Review of Industrial Organization Springer Journals

The Antitrust Division: Economic Issues Presented in 2010–2011

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