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In platform cases like Visa-Plaid, market share is less relevant if markets are prone to tipping, DOJ officials say

By Flavia Fortes
  • 24 Mar 2021 12:13
  • 25 Mar 2021 05:05
Market share thresholds for monopoly power are less important in platform cases like Visa-Plaid where markets are prone to tipping and network effects are more pronounced, officials at the US Department of Justice said.
“The agencies need to be particularly vigilant in such markets, because the consequences of an anticompetitive

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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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