Congress has been considering legislation that would mark the most significant change to antitrust law in a generation. At issue is whether the bills would increase competition in digital markets, and what impacts may be anticipated.
A recent comment letter from the American Bar Association Antitrust Law Section, the world’s largest professional organization for antitrust and competition law and consumer protection, discussed one of those bills, the American Innovation and Choice Online Act (S. 2992), at length in an effort to assist with ongoing consideration of the measure.
The International Center for Law & Economics invited two experts to discuss recent proposed legislative changes to current antitrust law, and S. 2992 in particular. Will such bills increase competition in digital markets and what consequences might they have?
Sean Sullivan, Associate Professor of Law, University of Iowa, and Member of the ABA Antitrust Law Section
Elyse Dorsey, Visiting Scholar at the University of Virginia and Adjunct Professor at Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University
Moderator: Geoffrey A. Manne, Founder & President, International Center for Law & Economics
The ABA Antitrust Law Section’s letter: https://ift.tt/S173GuI
The American Innovation Online and Choice Act:
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