ICLE on the Consumer Welfare Standard
The Daily Caller – ICLE’s explainer on the Consumer Welfare Standard was cited by The Daily Caller in a story about state and federal antitrust lawsuits against Big Tech firms. You can read the full piece here.
Boasberg argued such impositions “would hinder, rather than advance, consumer welfare,” endorsing a philosophy of antitrust law known as the consumer welfare standard. The consumer welfare standard states that courts should focus on the effects of alleged monopolistic practices on consumers, rather than competitors, to gauge whether a company’s actions are unlawful, according to the International Center for Law and Economics.