ICLE white paper looks at proposals from Congress and the Federal Reserve to mandate routing requirements on credit cards and other payment networks.
AG Bonta’s Amazon lawsuit leaves consumers with a lump of coal
Doing double damage: The German competition authority’s Facebook decision manages to undermine both antitrust and data protection law
The German Bundeskartellamt (Federal Cartel Office or FCO) this week reached a decision in its nearly 3-year-old Facebook investigation.
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Examining whether self-preferencing should be considered a new standalone offense under European competition law.
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ICLE Director of Law & Economics Programs Gus Hurwitz joined Steptoe & Johnson’s The Cyberlaw Podcast to discuss the American Data Privacy and Protection Act, . . .
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