Concurrences Review and George Washington University Law School Competition Law Center have shortlisted seven articles by White & Case lawyers for the 2021 Antitrust Writing Awards.
The 2021 Antitrust Writing Awards "promote competition scholarship and contribute to competition advocacy" by "selecting the best antitrust writings published in 2020," according to Concurrences. The jury is composed of leading antitrust enforcers, academics and counsel, and readers may contribute to the selection of the winners by voting on the awards website. Winners will be announced at the Antitrust Writing Awards Ceremony, which will this year take place online on June 30.
The shortlisted articles by White & Case lawyers are:
- Unilateral Conduct category: "Why a surge in drug pricing litigation is unlikely" by Lauren Papenhausen (Boston), Kevin Adam (Boston) and Karen Eisenstadt, Assistant United States Attorney, District of Massachusetts
- Mergers category: "Catch-22: The European Commission keeps broadening merger control intervention powers and gives a glimpse of the future" by Katarzyna Czapracka (Brussels), Jérémie Jourdan (Brussels), Tilman Kuhn (Düsseldorf) and Thilo Wienke (Düsseldorf)
- Intellectual Property category: "US courts annual review: Third circuit, pharmaceutical cases" by Noah Brumfield (Washington, DC), Mark Gidley (Washington, DC), Kevin Adam (Boston), Alyson Cox Yates (Washington, DC) and Mark Levy, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
- Private Enforcement category: "Merricks v Mastercard: Will US-style class actions become the norm?" by Marc Israel and Kate Kelliher (London)
- Cross-border Issues category: "FDI regimes – The impact of COVID-19 on deal-making" by Ian Bagshaw (London), Marc Israel (London) and Farhad Jalinous (Washington, DC)
- Procedure category: "EU Competition Law and EU Charter of Fundamental Rights: An evolving partnership" by Jacquelyn MacLennan, Aron Senoner and Bram Vereecken (Brussels)
- Asian Antitrust category: "New Japan FTC Guidelines: Application of abuse of superior bargaining position to transactions between digital platforms and consumers" by Toshio Dokei and Hideo Nakajima (Tokyo)
Access to the Antitrust Writing Awards voting submissions is granted with permission from Concurrences.com.