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Adapting Merger Guidelines to a Digital Environment

BY | November 9, 2022

Contemporary merger guidelines are heavily dependent on empirical observations of past and present markets. This feature makes the guidelines inadequate for addressing market power in the dynamic high-tech industries. Competition…

Contemporary merger guidelines are heavily dependent on empirical observations of past and present markets. This feature makes the guidelines inadequate for addressing market power in the dynamic high-tech industries. Competition regulators should redirect merger policies towards focusing on industry features that do or that will create market power – i.e. protect firms from competitive pressure – and then adopt policies that challenge mergers that would extend the reach of such monopoly-ind

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