In testimony before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Rob Atkinson stated that taking firm and strategic action against Chinese predatory, mercantilist practices is long overdue.
Testimonies & Filings
July 11, 2018
Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on China’s Predatory Trade and Investment Strategy
July 3, 2018
Comments to the USDA on the Agriculture Marketing Service's Proposed Regulations to Implement the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard
ITIF submitted comments to the USDA Agriculture Marketing Service's proposed regulations to implement the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard, aka "GMO" labeling.
May 22, 2018
Rules that use market tools to fix problems are more likely to encourage innovation than command-and-control, technology-specific rules. So is regulation that gives companies clear long-term and achievable goals.
May 9, 2018
Foreign predatory economic practices harm the U.S. economy. In testimony before a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee, Rob Atkinson outlines how the U.S. government should respond.
May 2, 2018
Automation can deliver strong benefits to society in the form of lower costs and increased safety, so regulators should encourage the development of this new technology while adhering to key principles for protecting public safety.
April 25, 2018
Letter to the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) Regarding Net Neutrality Guidelines
BEREC should reevaluate its net neutrality guidelines to ensure the continued functioning of the Internet ecosystem as an engine of innovation.
April 25, 2018
All companies face cybersecurity challenges, but few small businesses take even basic steps to protect themselves. Congress should take steps to bring them up to par.
April 10, 2018
Australia’s economic and trade policy strategies will need to reflect the emerging set of behind-the-border digital trade barriers that countries are enacting in an attempt to give their local firms an unfair advantage.
April 7, 2018
ITIF submitted comments to the FTC's request for public comments related to the March 7, 2018 public workshop examining the contact lens marketplace and analyzing proposed changes to the contact lens rule.
April 2, 2018
ITIF submitted comments in response to the Trump administration’s request for comment on the development of a new National Strategic Plan for Advanced Manufacturing. ITIF commends the Office of Science and Technology Policy and the Trump administration for doing so because manufacturing matters immensely to the U.S. economy. Manufacturing remains a key provider of high-wage jobs and supports a significant number of jobs in downstream industries.