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Identifying Antitrust 'Safety Zones' during the Pandemic
Kelly Lear Nordby and Michael McDonald
May 18, 2020
Kelly Lear Nordby and Michael McDonald write about the US antitrust agencies’ recent joint statement on the COVID-19 crisis and types of competitor collaborations and information exchanges that, absent extraordinary circumstances, the agencies will not challenge—known as “safety zones.” They present a stylized example of possible competitive effects of a collaboration among competitors.