Lance Lambert, in his April 5th article, “Here’s How They Play Monopoly in America, and Who Wins: Market concentration in the U.S. has reached a three-decade high, while the government has opened fewer antitrust cases,” quotes Maurice Stucke. “When you have significant economic power, that can bring political power and anti-democratic pressures,” said Maurice Stucke, a law professor […]
Makan Delrahim, who was recently nominated to lead the Antitrust Division, is the subject of a profile by Melissa Lipman in Law360. The article, “Delrahim Pick Signals Traditional Republican Antitrust Tack,” focuses on Makan Delrahim’s “wide-ranging resume,” including his time at the Antitrust Division during the Bush administration, government experience with trade and intellectual property […]
On March 16, 2017, EU Commissioner for Competition, Margrethe Vestager made an important speech concerning the potential anticompetitive risks of pricing algorithms. Her speech relied on examples from Maurice Stucke and Ariel Ezrachi’s book, Virtual Competition. Several media outlooks reporting the speech discussed the book’s findings, including Law360 Here
In his article, “Experts Question Effectiveness of Antitrust Approaches in Digital Economy,” Joel Stashenko of the New York Law Journal quoted Maurice Stucke’s comments at a recent forum sponsored by the antitrust law section of the New York State Bar Association. The panel included Ethan Litwin and Alec Burnside of Dechert, Jason Furman, the former […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.