Geoff Manne on US Antitrust in 2023

Wall Street Journal – ICLE President Geoffrey A. Manne was quoted by The Wall Street Journal in a story previewing the U.S. antitrust landscape in the year ahead. You can read full piece here.

There is no sign of the FTC and Justice Department relenting in their aggressive approach, said Geoffrey A. Manne, president of the International Center for Law and Economics, a research center based in Portland, Ore.

“They are gearing up for something bigger,” Mr. Manne said, predicting more enforcement actions against agreements that allegedly restrain competition in labor markets.

…“They are clearly looking to bring actions that are related to labor markets,” Mr. Manne said. “I think that is going to be pushing the envelope…because labor markets just have not been the subject of much litigation.”