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USDA To Bolster Meatpacker Antitrust Enforcement

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) stated it will begin work on three proposals to strengthen its enforcement of the Packers and Stockyards Act....

Competition Tools for Digital Markets in Mexico: Section 94 of the...

By Alejandra Palacios1 Digital markets share several economic characteristics that are manifested in isolation in traditional markets, but which come together in the digital environment:...
A Proposal to Invigorate Ex Post Merger Policy

A Proposal to Invigorate Ex Post Merger Policy

By Menesh S. Patel1   Introduction Consider a hypothetical merger subject to Hart-Scott-Rodino. Suppose that the merger receives a second request, but the reviewing agency ultimately determines...

EU Flexes Muscles with New Hybrid Instrument Targeting Foreign Subsidies

By James Killick & Peter Citron1   On May 5, 2021, the European Commission (“Commission”) issued a proposal for a far-reaching Regulation to tackle foreign subsidies....

Section 230 Reform in the Era of “Big Tech”: What Does...

Today, online platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter have become the primary means of expression and source of information for many Americans. Since...

Section 230 Reform: A Typology of Platform Power

Most Section 230 reformers are motivated by a desire to constrain the power of large technology companies, but many proposals to reform Section 230...

Regulating Internet Services by Size

In their zeal to curb Big Tech, regulators are crafting legislative reforms that make distinctions between Internet services based on size. A crucial Internet...

What We Talk About When We Talk About Section 230

When we talk about Section 230 in a vacuum, separate from antitrust policy, or public utility policy, we miss how it works — or...

Section 230 Protects Speech, Not Business Models

Properly interpreted, Section 230 is not "anticompetitive" because it does not advantage one business or set of businesses over others that operate in the...

Is Content Moderation an Antitrust Issue? Section 230 and the Current...

The internet has been an incredibly powerful tool for enabling users to share a wide variety of content. Some have argued that large online...

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