Geoffrey Manne Joins Panel at CCIA on Internet Platforms And Competition Policy
As the internet economy matures, antitrust regulators around the world have increasingly turned their sights on internet companies. However, the dynamic nature of online competition — with low barriers to entry, a heavy reliance on data-driven innovation, and the interlinked nature of multi-sided markets — calls into question some common assumptions of antitrust law and merits a more sophisticated analysis of market competitiveness. In this event, participants will examine such themes as the competitive significance of data, considerations in the analysis of multi-sided markets, and the nature of platform competition.
The event featured:
- John Fingleton, CEO, Fingleton Associates
- Hanno Kaiser, Partner, Latham & Watkins
- Geoffrey Manne, Executive Director, International Center for Law & Economics
- Daniel O’Connor, Vice President of Public Policy, Computer & Communications Industry Association (moderator)