The American Antitrust Institute held is inaugural Antitrust Enforcement Awards on December 3, 2013. AppleEcon’s Janet Netz was awarded Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement in Economics for her work In re TFT-LCD Antitrust Litigation.
The AAI’s 2014 Invitational Symposium, A Multidisciplinary Examination of Efficiency, adopted a multidisciplinary approach to evaluate efficiencies in the antitrust context. The morning panel began the dialog on efficiencies and inefficiencies, with
On October 11, 2013, the American Antitrust Institute hosted representatives of ten fellow consumer organizations in a first-time workshop on mergers for public interest advocates.
The AAI filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court today urging affirmance of the Second Circuit's opinion in In re American Express Merchants' Litigation, 667 F.3d 209 (2d Cir. 2012) ("Amex III").
The AAI joined an amicus brief filed on behalf of 19 antitrust and competition policy scholars urging the Supreme Court to grant certiorari in McCray v. Fidelity Nat'l Title Ins. Co., 682 F.3d 229 (3d Cir.
The AAI joined an amicus brief in support of en banc rehearing of a Ninth Circuit decision denying standing under Illinois Brick to ATM cardholders to challenge a conspiracy among banks to inflate ATM interchange fees.
AAI filed a brief in the Federal Circuit urging the court to hold that direct purchasers have standing to bring monopolization claims based on a patent holder's efforts to enforce a patent obtained by fraud ("Walker Process" claims). AAI maintained th
The AAI took a first-time look at the overlap of Civil Liberties and Competition Policy.
The AAI marked its 12th annual Energy Roundtable by gathering experts in antitrust and regulation from government, industry, academia, and advocacy to discuss major competition policy issues involving electricity and energy.
The AAI hosted an invitational symposium examining complex, strategic pricing mechanisms and their implications for antitrust analysis and remedies. The principal topics were dynamic pricing, yield maintenance, auctions, and drip pricing.