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Comment: Tapestry-Capri decision in Europe supports US FTC market definition; challenges involve key jurisdictional distinctions

By Flavia Fortes and Ilana Kowarski
  • 17 Jun 2024 23:40
  • 17 Jun 2024 23:40
The US Federal Trade Commission may find support in the European Commission’s published decision in the Tapestry-Capri deal that basically confirms the market definition the agency is seeking to prove in court in its challenge against the handbag makers’ merger, but the differences between the markets in the two jurisdictions are

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Flavia Fortes

Global Head of Mergers


Flavia writes about merger control, antitrust enforcement and litigation in the U.S. and Brazil. Before joining MLex, Flavia worked as an Antitrust Consultant in the Federal Trade Commission's Office of International Affairs and as a Research Fellow for the American Antitrust Institute. She has written on the intersection of antitrust law and intellectual property law in technology-driven and innovative markets.

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