Wednesday, July 1, 2009

WSJ on the DOJ's Opposition to Star

The July 2 edition of the Wall Street Journal has a brief, but acute, commentary on the Department of Justice's recent filing opposing any grant of broad antitrust immunity by the Department of Transportation for Continental Airlines to join the Star Alliance.  Aptly titled "Airline Case Shows U.S. Antitrust Stance," writers Susan Carey and Elizabeth Williamson link DOJ Antitrust Division Chief Christine Varney's tough stance on corporate mergers and cooperative arrangements with Justice's call for the DOT to only grant Star limited immunity. 

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