A U.S. District Court starts hearings in a class action case where the plaintiffs argue that a previously concluded DoJ settlement failed to ameliorate the competitive harm occasioned by the removal of a direct competitor and price maverick (AB InBev / Grupo Modelo)

This article was originally published on In Competition by King & Wood Mallesons (click here).

Closing time* Given our previous posts on the topic you would be forgiven for thinking we have a particular interest in Corona sales. Rather, the AB InBev / Grupo Modelo merger has been instructive both in terms of the Department of Justice’s theory of competitive harm and the process by which remedies can be negotiated so as to permit a merger to proceed. (The settlement with

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Peta Stevenson, A U.S. District Court starts hearings in a class action case where the plaintiffs argue that a previously concluded DoJ settlement failed to ameliorate the competitive harm occasioned by the removal of a direct competitor and price maverick (AB InBev / Grupo Modelo), 3 June 2013, e-Competitions Bulletin June 2013, Art. N° 68201

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