In its sixth set of comments for the FTC’s Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century, ICLE scholars addressed the questions for comment raised by Hearing #6, “The Intersection of Big Data, Privacy, and Competition,” exposing several crucial misconceptions about the competitive dynamics of data-intensive markets.
On December 19, 2018, ICLE President and Founder, Geoffrey A. Manne testified before the US Senate Committee on the Judiciary's Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights to discuss the differences between the antitrust regimes in the US and the EU, and the inadvisability of importing EU policy into the US.
ICLE submitted comments to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) on Developing the Administration’s Approach to Consumer Privacy.
Working with a roster of more than fifty academic affiliates and research centers from around the globe, ICLE develops and disseminates academic output to build the intellectual foundation for rigorous, economically-grounded policy.
Professor Nicolas Petit is a Research Professor at the School of Law in the UniSA Business School and Professor of Law at Liege University, Belgium.
Professor Nicolas Petit’s research focuses on antitrust law, intellectual property, and law in a context of technological change. His recent written works deal with the legal challenges created by the introduction of artificial intelligence and robotics in society. He is also working on a book on technology platforms’ competition.