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Self-Preferencing and Antitrust: Harmful Solutions for an Improbable Problem

Platforms, including vertically integrated platforms, are ubiquitous — both in the modern economy, and throughout history. While some such firms have managed to capture...

The Unilateral Conduct Gap Sacrificing Interoperability and Innovation

The Sherman Act and related antitrust jurisprudence have proven flexible and capable of balancing competitive effects of virtually any kind of concerted conduct among...

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:...

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...

The Proposed Digital Markets Act (DMA): A Legal and Policy Review

By Nicolas Petit (European University Institute) In December 2020, the Digital Markets Act (“DMA”) was proposed. It was prepared by the European Commission (“EC”) following...
ANTITRUST 2020 AND THE HOUSE MONOPOLY REPORT

Antitrust 2020 and the House Monopoly Report: How Do You Fix...

The House Judiciary Committee’s report on big-tech monopoly is in a lot of ways very welcome, and it accomplishes important work. It was a...
ANTITRUST IS POISED FOR CHANGE

Antitrust is Poised for Change: How Far Will It Go?

A lively debate about the effectiveness of current antitrust laws and enforcement capabilities has erupted in the U.S., focused in particular on the competitiveness...
UNDERSTANDING THE HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE

Understanding the House Judiciary Committee Majority Staff Antitrust Report

The U.S. antitrust system is undergoing a profound reassessment.  Many events and commentaries have inspired this upheaval.  Among the most important is an inquiry...
THE HOUSE TECH REPORT

The House Tech Report: An Ambitious Plan or a Starting Point...

As antitrust issues in the tech industry have become an increasing topic of discussion — and litigation — a more fundamental question has also...
A MISSED OPPORTUNITY

A Missed Opportunity

The House Report assembles a large amount of information about competition in digital markets and will be a valuable resource for those who want...

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