May 18, 2020

#50 Can Robots Collude? Understanding the Competition Implications of AI

Companies are increasingly relying on artificial intelligence technologies to guide product pricing, output and innovation decisions.

But does this practice raise antitrust enforcement concerns?

Kelly Smith Fayne, a San Francisco-based antitrust lawyer, joins Ricardo Woolery and John Roberti to discuss how the use of artificial intelligence impacts enforcement of collusive conduct that harms consumers.

Listen to this episode to learn more about the enforcement risks artificial intelligence raises for companies as well as the challenges and tools it presents for antitrust enforcers.

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Kelly Smith Fayne, Associate, Latham & Watkins LLP

Related Links:

Karen Silverman, Kelly Smith Fayne, Timothy Snyder, “Antitrust Intelligence: Six Tips for Talking to AI Developers about Antitrust” 

Bruce Hoffman (2018), “Competition and Consumer Protection Implications of Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics”

OECD (2017), “Algorithms and Collusion: Competition Policy in the Digital Age”

Hosted by:

John Roberti, Partner, Allen & Overy LLP and Ricardo Woolery, Associate, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP