October 1997

Mergers

The US District Court for the Eastern District of New York accepts a merger of the two largest most prestigious hospitals (Long Island Jewish Medical Center / Norton Shore Health)
Senator Mitch McConnell (Washington)
The FTC brought antitrust action under Section 7 of the Clayton Act to prevent merger of two not-for-profit hospitals in Long Island, New York. The New York healthcare industry has experience significant changes prior to the proposed merger of the two hospitals. Further complicating the (...)

Procedures

The OECD holds a roundtable on competition policy and intellectual property rights
OECD - Competition Division (Paris)
Key documents: Executive Summary with key findings, Detailled Summary of the discussion, Background note Executive summary, by the Secretariat Considering the discussion at the roundtable, the background paper, and papers by panellists and delegates, the following key points emerge: (1) (...)

Regulatory

The OECD holds a roundtable on railways: structure, regulation and competition policy
OECD - Competition Division (Paris)
Key documents: Executive Summary with key findings, Detailled Summary of the discussion, Background note The 1997 examination of the railway sectors of OECD countries raised classic issues of regulation and competition, including definition of the market, scope of the natural monopoly, (...)

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