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Maurice Stucke Speaks at NYSBA Annual Conference

Maurice Stucke participated in the Antitrust Law Section Meeting​​ at the annual New York State Bar Association conference. The panel discussed “Has Antitrust Failed?”: Has antitrust allowed too much concentration?  The five largest banks account for 45% of banking assets, up from 25% in 2000.  The top 100 companies in the U.S. accounted for 46% of GDP in 2013, […]

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Bloomberg Quotes Allen Grunes

In their article, “Wright Under Consideration as Trump’s Antitrust Chief, Source Says,” David McLaughlin and Jennifer Jacobs quote Allen Grunes: “[Joshua Wright] is out of step with how courts have interpreted the antitrust laws,” said Allen Grunes, a lawyer with the Konkurrenz Group in Washington who also served in the Justice Department’s antitrust division. “Courts have condemned […]

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Maurice Stucke Speaks at Digital Book World Conference

Maurice Stucke closed the two-day conference in presenting his and Ariel Ezrachi’s book, Virtual Competition. Mary Rasenberger, Executive Director of the Authors Guild, moderated the discussion about the book’s findings and what they mean for books and authors. The conference attracts a cross-section of the content industry, from presidents, CEOs, editors, marketers and publicists of large and small houses, newspapers, magazines and digital-only media firms, […]

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Wharton Business Radio Interviews Maurice Stucke on the Data-Driven Economy

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Associated Press Quotes Maurice Stucke

In his article “Trump’s CEO meetings raise concerns among ethics lawyers,” Josh Boak quotes Maurice Stucke: Part of the challenge is not knowing what was precisely said at the meetings. “We don’t know really what they were discussing, what Trump’s response was to that and to what extent that will influence the antitrust review,” said Maurice Stucke, a […]

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New York Times Quotes Maurice Stucke on Big Data

Steve Lohr in his article “Data Could Be the Next Tech Hot Button for Regulators” quotes Maurice Stucke: “Maurice Stucke, a former Justice Department antitrust official and a professor at the University of Tennessee College of Law, who also spoke at the gathering, said one danger was that consumers might be afforded less privacy than […]

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Financial Times Quotes Maurice Stucke

In its “Big Read” article, “Policing the digital cartels: Price-setting algorithms mean regulators must now tackle collusion among machines,” the Financial Times extensively quotes Maurice Stucke and his research with Ariel Ezrachi in their recent book Virtual Competition. The article is available here.

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Work by Grunes and Stucke Highlighted by the UK Times Higher Education Magazine

The UK Times Higher Edication magazine selected Ariel Ezrachi and Maurice Stucke’s new book, Virtual Competition, as book of the week. Julia Powles writes: “Unravelling the competition (or, to our American friends, antitrust) dimensions of the data-driven economy demands someone of the fearless but measured tenacity of Holmes or, indeed, Vestager. It requires penetrating a […]

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La Stampa Cites Maurice Stucke’s Research

In its article, “Cartelli digitali: dimmi chi sei e ti farò il prezzo più alto” about algorithm-fuelled collusion, the Italian newspaper relies on the research by Ariel Ezrachi and Maurice Stucke in their new book, Virtual Competition. The article is available here.

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Canadian Radio Program Interviews Maurice Stucke

Cited, a documentary radio show about big ideas that change the world, interviewed Maurice Stucke and Ariel Ezrachi about their new book, Virtual Competition. The interview, which is available here, was played nationally on the Canadian Broadcast Corp. Radio shows The Doc Project and Podcast Playlist as well as on the NPR-affiliate, KUOW and over 100 campus and community radio stations in […]

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