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Antitrust Principles and Evidence-Based Antitrust Under the Consumer Welfare Standard (FTC Hearings, ICLE Comment 5)

FTC Hearings on Competition & Consumer Protection in the 21 st Century. Comments of the International Center for Law & Economics: Antitrust Principles and Evidence-Based Antitrust Under the Consumer Welfare Standard. Hearing #1 (Sep. 13, 2018). Submitted October 14, 2018.

Privacy, Antitrust, and the Economic Approach to the Regulation of Consumer Data (FTC Hearings, ICLE Comment 4)

FTC Hearings on Competition & Consumer Protection in the 21 st Century. Comments of the International Center for Law & Economics: Privacy, Antitrust, and the Economic Approach to the Regulation of Consumer Data. Hearing #1 (Sep. 13, 2018). Submitted October 14, 2018.

The Rise of Neo-Brandeisian Competition Policy and the Threat to Evidence-Based Regulation: (FTC Hearings, ICLE Comment 1)

FTC Hearings on Competition & Consumer Protection in the 21st Century. Comments of the International Center for Law & Economics: The Rise of Neo-Brandeisian Competition Policy: Populism and Political Power and the Threat to Economically Grounded, Evidence-Based. Competition Law and Consumer Protection Regulation. Submitted August 20, 2018.

For LabMD, the Devil is in the Not-So-Well Specified Details

The Eleventh Circuit’s LabMD opinion came out last week and has been something of a rorschach test for those of us who study consumer protection law. Neil Chilson found the result to be a disturbing sign of slippage in Congress’s command that the FTC refrain from basing enforcement on “public policy.” Berin Szóka, on the other hand, saw the ruling as a long-awaited rebuke against the FTC’s expansive notion of its “unfairness” authority.