February 1997

Anticompetitive practices

The OECD holds a roundtable on resale price maintenance
OECD - Competition Division (Paris)
Key documents: Executive Summary with key findings, Detailled Summary of the discussion, Background note Resale price maintenance (RPM) specifies the final price that retailers charge consumers. This roundtable focused on the use of RPM for books, newspapers and similar cultural products. (...)


The US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit holds that the government failed to meet the geographic market requirement, and therefore, failed to establish that a hospital merger would have anticompetitive effects (Mercy / Finley)
Senator Mitch McConnell (Washington)
Mercy Health Center (Mercy) and Finley Hospital (Finley) are the only two general acute care hospitals in Dubuque, Iowa. The two hospitals agreed to merge and form a partnership, Dubuque Regional Health Services. On June 10, 1994, the government filed a complaint seeking injunctive relief (...)

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