ANTITRUST BASIC. oligopoly. price trasparency. barriers to entry. private remedies. ABUSE OF DOMINANCE. buying power of multioruduct retailers. loyalty and fidelity discounts and rebates. predatory foreclosure. other topics. CARTELS. cartels: sanctions against individuals. prosecutiong without direct evidence of agreement. plea bargaining. INNOVATION. competition policy and intellectual property righs. intellectual property rights. competition, patents and innovation. MERGERS. mergers in financial services. airline mergers and alliances. competiton issues in joint ventures. other topics.