New Global Competition Policy: Class Cert & Merger Review in the UK

Josh Wright —  26 June 2008

The new issue is available here, and features the following articles in Class Certification and Antitrust Actions:

Why Economics Now Matters for Antitrust Class Actions at the Class Certification Stage
by Wendy Bloom (Kirkland & Ellis)

The Potential Impact of Twombly on Antitrust Class Actions
by Wendy Bloom (Kirkland & Ellis) and James Langenfeld (LECG)

Opening the Curtain: Why Economics is Taking Center Stage in Class Certification Battles in Antitrust Cases
by John Majoras (Jones Day)

Assessing Antitrust Injury in the Class Certification Context
by William Rooney (Willkie Farr & Gallagher) & Kristin McNamara (Willkie Farr & Gallagher)

Economic Analysis of Class Certification
by Richard Schmalansee  (MIT Sloan School of Management)

And the following articles on MERGER REVIEW IN THE UK:

A New Style of Merger Review in the UK: Perspectives and Proposed Reforms
by Andrea Gomes da Silva (Freshfields)  & Manish Das (Freshfields)

Comment on the OFT and Competition Commission Merger Guidelines Review
by Thomas Sharpe QC (One Essex Court)

The OFT Draft Mergers Jurisdictional and Procedural Guidance and key Issues Arising in UK Merger Control
by Sheila Tormey (Barlow Lyde & Gilbert)