Tech titans, other companies face PR hurdles in antitrust suits

Antitrust cases are fought as much in the court of public opinion as in a courtroom, and experts say that calls for a multipronged strategy.

Neill Averitt

Actually using a balancing test in the Google case

Antitrust lawyers love to talk about the consumer welfare standard and the rule of reason, and indeed these things are central to the intellectual framework of the law and to practical counseling. But when they’re put to the test in high-stakes litigation against Big Tech, courts generally recoil...

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Is DOJ Starting a Global Smackdown?

A new era of tough criminal cartel enforcement may be dawning.

Rosch to EU: Don’t Make Our Mistakes

In the European Union, many individual and corporate victims of illegal anti-competitive practices have little redress for the injuries they suffered, because only 16 of 27 countries allow people...

Durbin to Mica: Show Me The Money

The Senate Appropriations Committee is weighing in on the fate of the FTC’s historic and beloved headquarters building at 7th Street and Pennsylvania.

FTC Peers Into the Face of a New Technology

Just when it seems as if Internet privacy breaches can’t get worse, along comes facial recognition technology, an innovation that can instantly match a snapshot to a name or locate someone’s mug on...

Senators Prod Google For ‘Voluntary’ Compliance

The federal probe into allegations of anticompetitive behavior by Google doesn’t have to end with tough antitrust enforcement action or sweeping regulation. Momentum is building in Congress for an...


States Giving Health Care Mergers a Biopsy




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