Out with the old: The Tipline for 23 April 2019

Criticism continues to grow against the 80-year-old Robinson-Patman Act and its inability to address modern-day price discrimination in the digital economy. Meanwhile, Amcor has agreed to sell multiple US plants to rival packaging company Tekni-Plex to address the Department of Justice’s antitrust concerns about the Amcor/Bemis merger; and the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has rejected monopsony claims presented by two cable installation companies against Comcast.

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