Canada’s Competition Bureau last week said its investigations would be “seriously compromised” if the country’s courts force it to disclose information gathered during its investigations to private litigants.
US chip manufacturer Intel is to acquire Mobileye, an Israeli company that makes automated driving systems, for $15.3 billion (€14.3 billion), the companies announced today.
Canada’s Competition Bureau will not challenge the merger of sodium chlorate companies Chemtrade and Canexus, despite finding it would be likely to harm competition.
The American antitrust agencies under the Trump Administration should come together and unequivocally promote the importance of intellectual property rights, former Federal Trade Commission member Joshua Wright said yesterday.
As if GCR Live Cartels and the GCR Awards today, followed by the Spring Meeting marathon, were not enough, we were out and about yesterday at two other events. We’ve got stories on Joshua Wright giving some advice to the antitrust agencies on intellectual property, and on former Department of Justice folks’ take on innovation in merger review.
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.
US International Trade Commission member F Scott Kieff will deliver a keynote to kick off GCR Live IP & Antitrust California – the first GCR Live intellectual property-focused event to take place in the world’s tech capital.
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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