Geoff Manne on the EC’s antitrust powers

Townhall – ICLE President Geoffrey Manne was cited by Townhall in a piece about antitrust legislation recently introduced in the U.S. Senate. You can read the full piece here.

If these reform efforts succeed, lawmakers will have created a powerful antitrust regime that outlaws pro-competitive, beneficial conduct but is insulated from scrutiny. Just like the European Commission, which holds significant discretionary power and, according to legal expert Geoffrey Manne, “enjoys remarkable — even implausible — success in defending its decisions.”