The instinct to promote broadband network buildout is understandable, but precisely how that infrastructure funding is deployed will determine whether such proposals succeed or fail.
The UK's Digital Markets Unit will combine the powers and operating structure of a narrow sector regulator with a cross-sector purview that is much closer to the CMA’s economy-wide reach.
Woodcock’s bold claims ignore or misconstrue several critical aspects of the modern antitrust apparatus. Chief among these is the uncertainty that underpins antitrust enforcement, and the rule of reason’s role in decreasing this uncertainty.
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R.J. Lehmann joined ICLE as Editor-in-Chief and Senior Fellow in November 2020. He is responsible for crafting and executing ICLE’s editorial strategy and managing its publication calendar.
R.J. was previously Director of Finance, Insurance, and Trade Policy for the R Street Institute, which he co-founded in June 2012. Earlier in his career, he was deputy director of the Heartland Institute’s Center on Finance, Insurance and Real Estate and public affairs director of the Independent Institute.