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Top 5 Antitrust Issues Facing Companies in the U.S. Today: #3 Pricing | The National Law Review

Top 5 Antitrust Issues Facing Companies in the U.S. Today: #3 Pricing | The National Law Review

Prices provide crucial information to buyers and sellers, and so have always been critical to a competitive economy and antitrust law. But the emergence of new online information-harvesting technology and instantaneous transmission of pricing information may lead to new versions of antitrust issues, including anticompetitive price fixing arrangements and disputes about distributors’ pricing. Pricing Algorithms […]

WA electricity retailer Synergy accused of misusing market power | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

WA electricity retailer Synergy accused of misusing market power | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

ERM urged the State Government to take action to ensure both Synergy’s customers and competitors were offered the same prices. In the absence of such action, ERM threatened to take the matter to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. “ERM would prefer that the Government intervene to resolve and correct this anti-competitive behaviour, without the […]

Affidavit reveals glimpse into Loblaw pricing practices | The Globe and Mail

Affidavit reveals glimpse into Loblaw pricing practices | The Globe and Mail

Loblaw Cos. Ltd. collected more than “tens of millions of dollars” from its suppliers last year for practices which, according to the Competition Bureau, could be anti-competitive and ultimately lead to higher prices. The revelation is contained in an affidavit sworn in Federal Court that is part of the bureau’s investigation into Loblaw’s potential anti-competitive […]