Experts Predict Change Is Only Certainty in the New U.S. Antitrust Environment

Antitrust laws in the U.S. were enacted more than 100 years ago, but for Jon Roellke, partner at Morgan Lewis, this is the most significant antitrust moment in the last 35 years of his career.

President Joe Biden issued an executive order in July 2021 seeking to promote more competition in several sectors of the economy and empower new antitrust enforcers across different agencies. Congress is working on new legislation that will “fundamentally rewrite antitrust law,” and antitrust agencies are changing their enforcement priorities.

“I think the catalyst for the current environment has been … the success of big platforms that has led to a concern that big is bad,” said Roellke.

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