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From Washington Post's Heinz will buy Kraft Foods in mega-merger for American food:  “All these food-space mergers give (buyers) the illusion of choice. They’re thinking, ‘Oh gosh, look at all these brands,’” said Diana Moss, president of the American Antitrust Institute. “But what the consumer doesn’t see is the smaller and smaller number of manufacturers maintaining those brands. It doesn’t mean they compete with each other — they don’t — and that gives them significant power to raise prices and reduce choice.”

AAI Senior Fellow Bert Foer and Special Counsel Sandeep Vaheesan have raised concerns that the ISDS (Investor State Dispute Settlement) provisions now being negotiated in the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Transatlantic T

The AAI filed comments with the Federal Trade Commission in response to the agency’s proposal to update and expand their mid-1990s study of merger remedies.

The American Antitrust Institute (AAI) proposed a new rule in support of cy pres awards in a letter to the Advisory Committee on Civil Rules.  The Committee is considering whether to begin work on possible class action amendments, including cy pres awa

The American Antitrust Institute (AAI) is the premier non-profit advocacy organization devoted to the robust enforcement of the antitrust laws and promoting competition in the United States and around the world.  Based in Washington, D.C., the AAI advo