Dynamic Antitrust Discussion Series: “House Report on Big Tech”

EDT
Friday, April 9, 2021 - 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Virtual Webinar

The House Report on Competition in the Digital Markets issued last October constitutes the groundwork for the antitrust reforms expected this year. The report focuses on a handful of tech giants to draw policy recommendations about antitrust enforcement. One of the most dramatic policy recommendations of the report is the structural separation of digital platforms – namely, the break-up of tech giants such as Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple. What are the justifications for such a proposal and what are the possibilities for these break-ups to be part of foreseeable legislative changes? 

ITIF and Competition Policy International hosted the third in a series of discussions on “dynamic antitrust,” in which Aurelien Portuese, ITIF’s director of antitrust and innovation policy, sits down with leading scholars and antitrust enforcers in Washington, Brussels, and elsewhere to discuss the path forward in making antitrust a foundation for innovation.

04/09/2021 10:0004/09/2021 10:45America/New_YorkITIF Event: Dynamic Antitrust Discussion Series: “House Report on Big Tech”Virtual WebinarMore information: https://itif.org/events/2021/04/09/dynamic-antitrust-discussion-series-house-report-big-techMM/DD/YYYY
Speakers: 
Mark Jamison
Director and Gunter Professor of the Public Utility Research Center
University of Florida
Panelist
Christine S. Wilson
Commissioner
Federal Trade Commission
Panelist
Aurelien Portuese
Director, Antitrust and Innovation Policy
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Moderator
Dynamic Antitrust Discussion Series: “House Report on Big Tech”