The goal of Upward Pricing Pressure is to provide news, analysis and discussion of developments in the antitrust world.  The major focus is on mergers and merger enforcement.  Feedback and comments are highly encouraged.

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  • Apr 18 2014 : Antitrust Links of the Week (No Comments)
    The FTC's Deborah Feinstein comments on Jostens and American Achievement Corporation abandoning their class ring deal. The FTC agrees to re-open and modify its 1998 order in the Toys "R" Us case. The FTC [More...]

  • Feb 19 2014 : Widgets All The Way Down (No Comments)
    Let's use the Comcast/Time Warner Cable deal as the jumping off point for a new merger analysis fundamentals post. On Friday, I said I don't really know enough about the [More...]

  • Feb 14 2014 : The Cables That Bind (No Comments)
    A day later and much has already been said about the Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger.  Bloomberg's Matt Klein thinks it will be a good thing. Matt Ylgesias is skeptical (and [More...]

  • Jan 24 2014 : Antitrust Links of the Week (No Comments)
    The FTC gets a win in its Idaho hospital merger challenge, and the Chairwoman likes it. The FTC staff tells Massachusetts that it should loosen regulation of nurse-provided health care. The FTC [More...]

  • Jan 21 2014 : It’s That Time of Year (No Comments)
    As happens every year about this time, the FTC has announced the new thresholds under the Clayton Act, including of greatest interest to this blog, Section 7A, which is better [More...]


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Adam Miller

Adam Miller Adam is of counsel at Fredrikson & Byron specializing in antitrust. In addition to handling merger notifications, reviews and challenges, his practice focuses on advising clients on the full range of antitrust and competition law. His experience includes advocacy before the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission and foreign competition authorities; defense of criminal and civil government investigations; litigating civil damages actions involving monopolization, cartelization or other anticompetitive conduct; representation of companies and individuals in grand jury investigations; and counseling clients on antitrust compliance.

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