Geoffrey Manne to testify before Senate Antitrust Subcommittee on EU and US approaches to competition law

On Wednesday, December 5, ICLE president and founder Geoffrey Manne will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights at a hearing entitled, “A Comparative Look at Competition Law Approaches to Monopoly and Abuse of Dominance in the US and EU.

The event will be live streamed here.

Also testifying are: William E. Kovacic, Global Competition Professor Of Law and Policy at George Washington University Law School; Professor Abbott (Tad) B. LipskyAdjunct Professor Of Law and Director Of Competition Advocacy, Global Antitrust Institute at Scalia Law School at George Mason University; Professor Eleanor M. Fox, Walter J. Derenberg Professor Of Trade Regulation, New York University School of Law; and Jonathan S. Kanter, Partner Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.

Manne’s testimony will draw on his deep expertise in antitrust law and ICLE’s recent comparative analyses of US and EU competition policy.  ICLE’s annual international competition law conference, co-hosted with the University of Leeds Law School, was developed specifically to scrutinize these issues in detail with panels of international scholars, regulators, and practitioners.

Examples of ICLE’s related work on this topic includes:

ICLE Comments on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century, FTC Hearings, general commentary: The state of antitrust and consumer protection law and enforcement, and their development, since the Pitofsky hearingshere

ICLE Comments on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century, FTC Hearing Topic 1: The current landscape of competition and consumer protection law and policyhere

ICLE Comments on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century, FTC Hearing Topic 2: Whether the US economy has become more concentrated and less competitivehere

ICLE Comments on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century, FTC Hearing Topic 3: The regulation of consumer datahere

ICLE Comments on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century, FTC Hearing Topic 4: Antitrust law and the consumer welfare standardhere

ICLE Comments on Shaping Competition Policy in the Era of Digitisation, a European Commission Consultation, here

The EU’s Google Android antitrust decision falls prey to the nirvana fallacy, a Truth on the Market blog post by Geoffrey Manne, here

The Real Reason Foundem Foundered, an ICLE white paper by Geoffrey Manne, here

Humility, Institutional Constraints, and Economic Rigor: Limiting the FTC’s Discretion, Testimony of Geoffrey A. Manne on The FTC at 100: Views from the Academic Experts, before the US House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce, here

EU markets are more competitive than US markets? Not so fast, a Truth on the Market blog post by Eric Fruits, here

The Amazon Investigation and Europe’s “Big Tech” Crusade, a Truth on the Market blog post by Dirk Auer, here

The Problems and Perils of Bootstrapping Privacy and Data Protection into an Antitrust Framework, CPI Antitrust Chronicle article by Geoffrey Manne & Ben Sperry, here