Commentators in the U.S. and Europe have been agitating for regulators to consider companies’ data holdings when they conduct antitrust analyses of proposed mergers or investigate possible anticompetitive conduct. But merely having data does not raise anticompetitive concerns, writes Joe Kennedy in Harvard Business Review.
Publications: Joe Kennedy
April 17, 2017
April 17, 2017
Tax Day arrives April 18 against the backdrop of a serious debate in Washington about the need for tax reform that will spur broadly beneficial economic growth, writes Joe Kennedy in Forbes.
March 8, 2017
Given the tax code’s complexity and the divisive political environment, lawmakers should focus on provisions that spur investments in innovation, productivity, and competitiveness, writes Joe Kennedy in The Hill.
March 6, 2017
Data-rich companies are not a threat to competition, but rather an important source of innovation, which policymakers should encourage, not limit.
February 21, 2017
Given the tax code’s complexity and the divisive political environment, lawmakers should focus on provisions that spur investments in innovation, productivity, and competitiveness.
February 6, 2017
Reforming the U.S. corporate tax system could provide a major boost to U.S. economic growth and competitiveness, but progress continues to stall due in large part to small-business advocates who claim that corporate-only reform is unfair and economically harmful, writes Joe Kennedy in In Business.
November 26, 2016
The incoming Trump administration and many in Congress on both sides of the aisle have championed corporate tax reform to, among other steps, lower the effective corporate rate. But the small business lobby has pressured Congress to link corporate tax reform to a reduction in top rates on individual income, writes Joe Kennedy in The Hill.
November 11, 2016
Support for corporate tax reform is being held up in part by small business advocates who want special treatment, writes Joe Kennedy in the Triangle Business Journal.
November 7, 2016
Corporate tax reform, especially reducing the effective rates on investment and research and addressing taxation of foreign-source income, is too important to be held up by any one special interest group.
September 23, 2016
The federal government needs to aggressively fight this revenue grab and insist on compliance with existing tax treaties and transfer-price regulations, writes Joe Kennedy in Entrepreneur.