April 22, 2020

#39 Big Data As An Antitrust Issue

This past year saw an increasing number of jurisdictions around the world opening investigations or taking enforcement actions involving Big Data. Has data become the new oil that drives the global economy? Is Big Data no longer just the province of consumer protection? What role should data play in antitrust analyses of mergers or business conduct? What role should antitrust have in regulating Big Data?

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Session Chair/Moderator

Ankur Kapoor, Constantine Cannon LLP, New York, NY


  • Vandy M. Howell, Cornerstone Research, San Francisco, CA
  • Andreas Mundt, President, Bundeskartellamt, Bonn
  • The Honorable W. Kenneth Paxton, Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General, Austin, TX
  • Peter Swire, Alston & Bird LLP, Atlanta, GA

Presented by the Media & Technology Committee