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The American Antitrust Institute (AAI) today  commended the U.S.

The proposed takeover of T-Mobile USA’s wireless communications business by AT&T raises serio

The AAI sent a letter to Senator Herb Kohl following the hearing on the AT&T/T-Mobile merger

On June 23 at the American Antitrust Institute’s 12th Annual Conference, former European Commissioner for Competition Policy Mario Monti will be presented AAI’s Alfred E. Kahn Award for Antitrust Achievement. 
 

The AAI issued a statement today commenting on the Google/ITA transaction's potential harm to qua

The American Antitrust Institute (AAI) congratulates the Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division on its role in convincing a Court to stop the Google books deal and Judge Denny Chin of the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of New York for his well-reasoned judgment. This relatively unusual participation in the settlement of a private lawsuit by the DOJ (and many others) challenged a creative and complex scheme that would have allowed Google to create, in Judge Chin's words, a "de facto monopoly over unclaimed works.”

The American Antitrust Institute (AAI) praised the Department of Justice (DOJ) today for entering into an agreement that would prohibit United Regional Health Care System of Wichita Falls, Texas, which enjoys monopoly power over most hospital services in its region, from entering into contracts that improperly inhibit commercial health insurers from contracting with United Regional's competitors.

In a white paper issued today, the American Antitrust Institute (AAI) states the proposed merger between Google and ITA Software, Inc. (ITA) could be straining the boundaries of antitrust analysis, but serious consideration of a challenge is warranted. 
 

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Consumer advocates are asking Microsoft to give American consumers browser choices beyond Internet Explorer when purchasing a Windows operating system.

In a letter to Microsoft CEO Steven Ballmer, the American Antitrust Institute (AAI), Consumers Union, the National Consumers League (NCL), and Consumer Action express "ongoing concerns that American consumers do not have access to the same choices among browsers that are today available to our European counterparts."
 

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