Antitrust

Marketcraft and the Digital Economy

Information technology has disrupted regulatory regimes and recast policy debates.

The Internet Can Survive Without Net Neutrality

Recent paper argues that antitrust law could effectively protect Internet value in the absence of net neutrality rules.

Capitalizing on Billion-Dollar Deals for the Public Interest

Former government officials discuss how agencies achieve compliance goals by using leverage against companies.

Under Trump, AT&T-Time Warner Merger Hangs in the Balance

Despite optimism about the future for the $85.4 billion deal, a new report claims Trump remains opposed to the merger.

$85 Billion AT&T Deal Takes Center Stage as Election Nears

Recently proposed mega-merger falls in the crosshairs of presidential race.

Digital Copyright Reaches the Supreme Court (Perhaps)

Authors Guild seeks SCOTUS review of copyright case against Google.

Navigating the Terrain of Antitrust Oversight and State Regulation

FTC guidance on “active supervision” of state regulatory boards fuels concerns about intrusions on state sovereignty.

Is Professional Self-Regulation at a Crossroads?

Recent Supreme Court decision is a wake-up call for state licensing boards claiming antitrust immunity.

Simplicity Trumps Logical Coherence

The Supreme Court upholds its concededly “incorrect” ban on post-expiration patent royalties.

Is There Hope for Expertise in Antitrust Law?

Sitting FTC Commissioner speaks at Penn Law on the limits of judicial and agency expertise.

When a State Agency is Not a State Actor

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide when a state agency is immune from federal antitrust law.

Is Privacy an Antitrust Concern?

Politicians and activists urge synthesis, but the FTC remains skeptical.