CASE COMMENTS: INTERNATIONAL AND EUROPEAN LAW – MERGER – KILLER ACQUISITION – EX POST CONTROL – MONOPOLIZATION – DISMANTLING

USA: The Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission tackle the thorny issue of "killers acquisitions" (Visa / Plaid ; Facebook / FTC)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. At a time when the world is still living to the rhythm of the covid-19 pandemic, another disease, invisible to the eye of the uninformed citizen, is hitting the United States with full force: antitrust fever! It has spread at an unprecedented and, to tell the truth, unsuspected speed. For it is at both state and federal level that we have been witnessing the great awakening of American antitrust in recent months. It must be said that many authors have recently demonstrated the deleterious effects of the inaction of competition authorities on US markets (see not. Th. Philippon, The Great Reversal: How America Gave Up on Free Markets, Harvard University

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Walid Chaiehloudj, USA: The Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission tackle the thorny issue of "killers acquisitions" (Visa / Plaid ; Facebook / FTC), 5 November 2020, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 99216, pp. 231-235

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