The Federal Trade Commission's Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century, Vertical Mergers, Comment of the Global Antitrust Institute, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

14 Pages Posted: 7 Sep 2018

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Tad Lipsky

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School

Joshua D. Wright

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

Douglas H. Ginsburg

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

John M. Yun

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

Date Written: September 6, 2018

Abstract

This comment is submitted by the Global Antitrust Institute (GAI) at Scalia Law School at George Mason University to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission regarding its Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century. The GAI Competition Advocacy Program discusses vertical mergers and provides a wide range of recommendations to facilitate adoption of economically sound competition policy.

Keywords: antitrust, Federal Trade Commission, hearings, competition, consumer protection, vertical mergers

JEL Classification: K2, K21, L4, L40, L42

Suggested Citation

Lipsky, Tad and Wright, Joshua D. and Ginsburg, Douglas H. and Yun, John M., The Federal Trade Commission's Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century, Vertical Mergers, Comment of the Global Antitrust Institute, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University (September 6, 2018). George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 18-27. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3245940 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3245940

Tad Lipsky (Contact Author)

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School ( email )

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Joshua D. Wright

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty ( email )

3301 Fairfax Drive
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Douglas H. Ginsburg

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ( email )

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George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty ( email )

3301 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201
United States

John M. Yun

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty ( email )

3301 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201
United States

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