law

Why is it called antitrust?

By Alison Griswold for Taming Big Tech, Quartz Before there was antitrust, there were trusts. A “trust” is a group of firms or industries organized...

Break up Facebook? That would just create more bad (and fake)...

By Carl Shapiro Sen. Elizabeth Warren, prominent antitrust academics and even a Facebook founder have all called for an antitrust suit to break up Facebook....
Apple building

Why There Is No Antitrust Case against Apple’s App Store: A...

By Sven Voelcker & Daniel Baker (Latham & Watkins LLP) Apple’s App Store has been a boon to app developers in Europe and throughout the...

Antitrust After Big Data

By John M. Yun (George Mason University) With the rise of digital markets, the conventional wisdom was that big data was a new economic phenomenon...
Facebook and Google

EU should regulate Facebook and Google as ‘attention utilities’

By Tristan Harri, Financial Times The European Commission’s new digital strategy missed a momentous opportunity to better shape our global future. While it may create...
Digital Economy

Restrictions on Privacy and Exploitation in the Digital Economy: A Market...

By Nicholas Economides (New York University) & Ioannis Lianos (University College London) We discuss how the acquisition of private information by default without compensation by...
Google

A First Look at U.S. v. Google

By Randy Picker On 20 Oct 2020, the US and a number of states brought a new antitrust action against Google. This video sets out...
digital market VR

Designing an EU Intervention Standard for Digital Platforms

By P. Alexiadis (Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP) & Alexandre de Streel (University of Namur) A consensus is emerging around the world about the need...
law

What’s Gender Got to Do with Competition Policy?

By Chris Pike (OECD) Competition policy usually thinks in terms of consumers and firms, government and regulators. Traditionally, consumers have been considered only by...

Three Challenges for Pharmaceutical Antitrust

Posted by Social Science Research Network Three Challenges for Pharmaceutical Antitrust By Michael A. Carrier (Rutgers Law School) Pharmaceutical antitrust law is hard. When drug companies delay...
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