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Antitrust and competition issues in the cable and video markets Hearing before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Business Rights, and Competition of the ... first session ... October 8, 1997 (S. hrg) by United States

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Number of Pages164
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ISBN 100160563879
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  Antitrust law and enforcement—known as "competition policy" outside the United States—is one of the most powerful tools that states have at their disposal to shape the structure and operation of markets (e.g., Baron , ; Fligstein ). Downloadable! This paper summarizes the peculiarities of online markets and discusses recent antitrust cases related to online markets. Following a brief description of the online markets' characteristics and potential tendencies for concentration the paper first discusses the antitrust allegations and proceedings against Google, before commenting on the most prominent cases related to.   Margrethe Vestager, the EU commissioner in charge of competition issues, has slapped Google with antitrust fines totaling nearly $10 billion (roughly Rs. 74, crores) and opened twin antitrust. News about Antitrust Laws and Competition Issues, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.

The Antitrust Law Section is the key to cultivating your career in antitrust and competition law, trade regulation, consumer protection, or economics. Members includes over 9, attorneys, academics, economists and other professionals from across the globe. As the leading forum for ongoing analysis of policies and developments affecting competition and consumer protection law, the Section of. Antitrust and competition issues can thus present concerns that go to the heart of the business enterprise. There is, however, a flip side. Just as antitrust and competition law can be a threat, it also provides opportunities. Sophisticated, well-counseled firms use antitrust offensively to protect their markets, open access to new ones and.   The benefits from telecomm competition are being recognized closer to home. Canada's telecomm regulators in September took a major step toward promoting competition by freeing the telephone companies to go into video, while opening up local telephone markets to competition from cable television operators and other sources. A History of Competition: The Impact of Antitrust on Hong Kong’s Telecommunications Markets. By Sandra Marco Colino (The Chinese University of Hong Kong) Hong Kong has only had cross-sector competition law since , but the city’s telecommunications markets have been subject to sector-specific antitrust provisions for over two decades.