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Connecticut liquor challenge faces hurdles

A national liquor retailer’s attempt to stop enforcement of state laws mandating minimum pricing on alcohol sales may have to get past the state action doctrine and the Eleventh Amendment. 

Mitsubishi hit by Canadian court’s second-largest cartel fine

Chinese steelmakers argue for application of antitrust standards

Canadian court puts e-books appeal on hold

ITC commissioner to step down at the end of June

F Scott Kieff, a commissioner at the International Trade Commission, will step down from his post at the end of June to focus on academia. Charles McConnell at GCR Live

Seventh Circuit judge sceptical of rooftop baseball case

A federal appeal judge has indicated that claims by businesses with rooftops next to the Chicago Cubs stadium may be scuppered by professional baseball's antitrust immunity. 

A populist now: What can antitrust do for inequality?

When Donald Trump won a shock victory in November’s US presidential election, it set off a cascade of praise among the pundit class for the newfound power of populism: the philosophy that power should lie with ordinary people rather than corporate and government elites.

Lipsky criticises Obama era while leaning on antitrust tradition

The acting head of the US Federal Trade Commission’s bureau of competition today pointed to the Reagan administration and the past 40 years of antitrust jurisprudence as the proper guiding enforcement principles of the Trump Administration. Ron Knox at the ABA Spring Meeting

Ohlhausen taps Lipsky to lead US FTC's bureau of competition

Acting US Federal Trade Commission chair Maureen Ohlhausen yesterday tapped Latham & Watkins antitrust partner Abbott “Tad” Lipsky to lead the agency’s bureau of competition.

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