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Hatch calls for moderation in antitrust debate

Avocado toast is pretty tasty: The Tipline for 26 September 2017

DOJ won't challenge payments launch

Q&A with Cravath Swaine & Moore's Margaret D'Amico

Bass Pro/Cabela's: a case study of competitive retail mergers

On 3 July 2017, the Federal Trade Commission issued a no-action letter officially closing its investigation into the proposed merger of Bass Pro Group and Cabela's, two premier outdoor sporting goods retailers. O'Melveny & Myers's Ted Hassi and Lindsey Freeman were antitrust counsel to Bass Pro, and detail how the FTC's decision reflects a recent trend in antitrust enforcement agencies' approach to retail mergers.

Q&A with Cravath Swaine & Moore's Margaret D'Amico

In the run-up to GCR's annual conference in New York this week, Cravath Swaine & Moore partner Margaret D'Amico previewed what she expects to ask acting assistant attorney general Andrew Finch and weighed in on other antitrust issues.

Litigators of the Week: Michael Nemelka, Aaron Panner and Derek Ho

How do you persuade customers to testify against the two dominant companies in an industry to help win your client access to the data it needs? A trio of partners at Kellogg Hansen Todd Figel & Frederick say that if customers are sufficiently fed up with higher prices and the loss of their preferred service provider, they'll tell a judge about it.

Hot Docs: Dons and Bert and Roger and Herb

As temperatures rise and dockets cool, we have a selection of Hot Docs ranging from economists' analysis of the AT&T/Time Warner merger; an old article by Roger Alford, the new deputy assistant attorney general for international affairs at the Department of Justice's antitrust division; former DOJ attorneys weighing in favour of the Supreme Court taking the states' American Express appeal; and a pair of papers by antitrust boss Herbert Hovenkamp.

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The European, Middle Eastern and African Antitrust Review 2017

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EU: Directorate General for Competition

Johannes Laitenberger

Director General for Competition

EU: Abuse of Dominance

Cormac O'Daly and Frédéric Louis

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Antimonopoly & Unilateral Conduct 2017

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South Africa

Lara Granville, Albert Aukema and Naasha Loopoo

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Germany

Michael Dietrich and Marcel Nuys

Herbert Smith Freehills

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