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Has sexism facilitated fertility-clinic price-fixing for eggs?

Professor Kimberly Krawiec argues that the "naked price-fixing of egg donor compensation is so unusual in the modern U.S. regulatory environment of unrestrained competition that ... the relevant question is how, given the government’s substantial enforcement resources and the presence of an active and entrepreneurial plantiffs’ bar, this buyers’ cartel has managed to survive unchallenged since at least 2000."

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  • Erika J.S. Buell portrait
    Clinical Professor of Law

    Buell draws on her extensive experience in corporate law and working with technology companies to teach courses in the area of entrepreneurship, financing and transactions. She has advised startups and other technology companies over the last thirteen years. Most recently, Buell led corporate and transactional legal matters as in-house corporate counsel for Revolution Money Inc., a high-profile startup payments company, from its early round of preferred stock financing through its sale in 2010 to American Express for approximately $300 million.