Obama: Las cualidades de un buen juzgador

Con ocasión del fallecimiento del juez Scalia, el día de hoy Barack Obama publicó en el blog del Tribunal Supremo de los Estados Unidos una entrada en la que describe las cualidades de quien, según él, debe ser elegido para decidir sobre los casos que afectan la economía, la seguridad y la vida de los…

14 indictments: Bid rigging in foreclosure auctions

  Real estate investors have been indicted for being part of a bid rigging scheme in Georgia’s foreclosure auctions. “They conspired with others not to bid against one another at public real estate foreclosure auctions on selected properties.” […] “The conspirators allegedly held secret ‘second auctions’ for properties they obtained through rigged bids, dividing the auction proceeds that…

“Beer drinkers sue to stop Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller from merging”

“A lawsuit from 19 Oregonians, 3 Californians and one Washingtonian seeks to stop Anheuser-Busch InBev from buying SABMiller, on the grounds that it would create an unfair marketplace place for other beer companies, controlling consumers’ options. ‘Why do we want to allow one entity to control that market? I don’t think it’s good for consumers,…

Curso SIC: Fundamentos básicos para la protección de la competencia

La Superintendencia de Industria y Comercio publicó en su página web su curso virtual sobre fundamentos básicos para la protección de la competencia.   “El curso da una visión general de los fundamentos básicos para la protección a la competencia, se pretende conocer aspectos tales como las prácticas comerciales restrictivas, la competencia desleal administrativa, las…

Antitrust Stare Decisis

La American Bar Association publicó en su última edición de Antitrust Source (Oct. 2015) el artículo “Antitrust Stare Decisis”, en el cual se analiza la fortaleza de los precedentes relacionados con el régimen de competencia, particularmente a partir de la decisión Kimble v. Marvel Entertainment, emitida por el Tribunal Supremo de los Estados Unidos en junio…

Procaps vs. Pantheon antitrust litigation

“Anybody who litigates antitrust cases should pay attention to Procaps v. Patheon, currently pending in the Southern District of Florida.  It’s a debacle.  Procaps is getting crushed.  Morgan Lewis is running circles around Carlton Fields. […] Procaps S.A. is a Colombian pharmaceutical manufacturing and distribution company. Patheon, Inc. is a Canadian pharmaceutical development and manufacturing company.”…

Former E-Commerce Executive Charged with Price Fixing in the Antitrust Division’s First Online Marketplace Prosecution

Former E-Commerce Executive Charged with Price Fixing in the Antitrust Division’s First Online Marketplace Prosecution http://www.justice.gov/atr/public/press_releases/2015/313011.htm A former executive of an e-commerce seller of posters, prints and framed art has agreed to plead guilty for conspiring to fix the prices of posters sold online, the Department of Justice announced. A one-count felony charge was filed…