Closer controls and better data could improve antitrust enforcement
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Closer controls and better data could improve antitrust enforcement report to the Congress by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by GAO in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English



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  • Antitrust law -- United States.

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Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
LC ClassificationsKF1652 .U48
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Paginationiv, 129 p. :
Number of Pages129
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Open LibraryOL4236844M
LC Control Number80601266

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MANAGING ANTITRUST COMPLIANCE THROUGH THE CONTINUING SURGE IN GLOBAL ENFORCEMENT ABBOTT B. LIPSKY, JR.* I. INTRODUCTION Antitrust1 law enforcement is continuing its forceful expansion and intensification around the world. From its .   Many have focused on whether Big Data even presents an antitrust issue, and whether and how harms resulting from Big Data should be analyzed and remedied under the antitrust laws. The academic literature, however, has somewhat lagged behind the policy debate, and a closer inspection of existing scholarly works reveals a dearth of thorough study Cited by: 1. 76 St. John’s L. Rev. , () (by end of s, U.S. antitrust enforcement “stopped careening fromaggressive enforcement based insome part on apopulist ideology to minimalist enforcement based on hostility to the core assumptions of antitrust”). 8 By this logic, some observers warned in that the DOJ and the FTC under George.   Wright: Antitrust’s rule of reason was designed precisely for this and has been around a long can get at harms to price, output, and innovation. So whether the harm alleged is standard.

Best Practices For Managing Data In Antitrust Cases the historical data relevant for the case and the burden and the resources needed to collect and extract these files. Because there are few people at the company that are knowledgeable of the decommissioned systems, other sources of information will be important to make an assessment. Data debate,22 antitrust agencies and the courts have not found a Big Data competition problem. In fact, the FTC and DG Competition have thor-oughly considered Big Data as an antitrust problem and completely dis-missed it The antitrust authorities in the United States, at DG Competition 15 Id. at –Cited by: 1. GOALS OF ANTITRUST rectly when it prohibits cartels and monopolies in the single-minded pursuit of efficiency. Antitrust actions may not always improve both income dis-tribution and efficiency. For example, the break-up of a cartel of artist-merchants who .   First, we need to enhance international antitrust enforcement. That would have been a new, and perhaps surprising, concept just twenty years ago, when we could afford to be more parochial in our thinking. However, the world is now more open to international trade.