CONFERENCE : GLOBAL ECONOMICS ANTITRUST - INTERNATIONAL MERGERS – INNOVATION - ONLINE PLATFORMS – PENALTIES

The Global Economics Antitrust Conference (Chicago, October 7, 2016)

The 2nd edition of the Global Antitrust Economics Conference was organized by Concurrences Review together with the Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law on October 7, 2016. The conference was divided in five panels, which discussed different aspects of Antitrust Law and Economics.

International mergers: Working across multiple jurisdictionsThe control of transnational mergers and international cooperation procedures: The Brazilian experience Rick Warren-Boulton* Managing Director, Navigant Economics, Washington, DC * My thanks to Steve Silberman, Jim Langenfeld and John Metzler for helpful comments. The usual caveats apply. I. Introduction 1. The process of economic globalization has entailed a rapid increase in worldwide mergers and acquisitions over the last decades. Although this type of international transaction evidences economic expansion, it also raises several competition concerns, such as the multiple effects of these transactions on different international jurisdictions. Such multiple effects may require different assessments from each antitrust

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Dennis W. Carlton, Frederick Warren-Boulton, Alexandre Cordeiro Macedo, The Global Economics Antitrust Conference (Chicago, October 7, 2016), February 2017, Concurrences Review N° 1-2017, Art. N° 82671, www.concurrences.com

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