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Correction

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In the last issue of GCR, our report on the BP/Amoco merger contained an inaccuracy.

Juan Rodriguez

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Title: Solicitor, BP Amoco Legal, responsible for EC and competition workCompany: BP AmocoAge: 33

Anne Riley

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Title: Senior Legal Counsel, Head of International EU Competition Group Company: Shell International (Royal Dutch/ Shell Group)Age: 38

Antitrust must learn to live in an unpredictable world

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Wintry conditions threatened to wreak havoc with the American Bar Association’s Advanced International Antitrust Workshop in Washington DC, but most delegates made it to the Carlton Hotel for two very successful days of high-level discussion. Sebastian O’Meara reports

Joint ventures remain ill-defined

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It was fitting that the first joint conference of the International Bar Association and the Union Internationale des Avocats should be on International Joint Ventures. Maija Pesola joined delegates from 33 jurisdictions in Paris

An interview with William Baer

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1998 was a record year for mergers in the United States - and a record workload for regulators. Sebastian O’Meara spoke to the Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Competition Bureau, William Baer

US merger control 1998: the year in review

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GCR asked some leading US antitrust lawyers for their reflections on the year that was

Regional solutions to hidden protectionism

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Is there a difference between market access and market contestability? Shanker Singham of Steel, Hector & Davis, Miami, considers the question of how to deal with anti-competitive legislation

Canada says no to banking mega-mergers

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J William Rowley QC and John F Clifford of McMillan Binch, Toronto, who acted for Royal Bank of Canada in its proposed merger with Bank of Montreal, examine the crucial role of the Canadian Competition Bureau in halting the mergers of leading banks

Australia: ACCC claims Telstra's commercial 'churn' service is anti-competitive

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From July 1 1997, the ACCC assumed the primary role for competition and economic regulation of telecommunications services and has not hesitated to use its new powers. The ACCC set out certain allegations against Telstra Corporation Ltd in relation to its local call transfer process in two competition notices. A competition notice is the method by which the ACCC sets out a contravention of the competition rule, which prohibits a carrier or carriage service provider from engaging in anti-competitive conduct. The ACCC took the view that Telstra had not modified its conduct as described in the competition notices and instituted proceedings against it.