Antitrust laws were essentially created to stop businesses that got too large from blocking competition and abusing their power. Mergers and monopolies can limit the choices offered to consumers because smaller businesses are not usually able to compete. Although free and open competition ensures lower prices and new and better products, it has the potential to significantly limit market diversity.
•Identify the two firms with similar problems from different countries
•Conduct a comparative analysis of the firms
•Analyze political, social, ethical and legal differences and their impact on management decision making
•Provide substantive conclusion and recommendations