Merger Lore: Dispelling the Myth of the Maverick

The idea of the maverick firm requires that the firm play a critical role in the market. The maverick must be the firm that outflanks coordinated action or acts as a bulwark against unilateral action. By this loosey goosey definition of maverick, a single firm can make the difference between success or failure of anticompetitive behavior by its competitors.

The Continued Viability and Flexibility of the Consumer Welfare Standard (FTC Hearings, ICLE Comment 6)

FTC Hearings on Competition & Consumer Protection in the 21st Century. Comments of the International Center for Law & Economics: The Continued Viability and Flexibility of the Consumer Welfare Standard, and the Weakness of Its Alternatives. Hearing # 5 (Nov. 1, 2018). Submitted December 31, 2018.

Antitrust Principles and Evidence-Based Antitrust Under the Consumer Welfare Standard (FTC Hearings, ICLE Comment 5)

FTC Hearings on Competition & Consumer Protection in the 21 st Century. Comments of the International Center for Law & Economics: Antitrust Principles and Evidence-Based Antitrust Under the Consumer Welfare Standard. Hearing #1 (Sep. 13, 2018). Submitted October 14, 2018.