This special episode is the audio of a program that ran during the ABA Antitrust Section’s popular Virtual Spring Meeting April 20-May 1, 2020 – enjoy!
New business models centered on evolving/expanding platforms raise critical questions about inter- and intrafirm relationships. How should regulators and competitors view these firms? Are they necessary ecosystem providers or threats to competitors’ future growth and relevance? Is vertical digital platform integration welfare-enhancing or a means of restricting competition?
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Gabrielle Z.A. Kohlmeier, Associate General Counsel, Verizon Communications, Washington, DC
- Cristina Caffarra, Charles River Associates, Brussels
- Thomas Kramler, Head of Unit, DG Competition, European Commission, Brussels
- The Honorable Noah J. Phillips, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission, Washington, DC Craig A. Waldman, Jones Day, San Francisco, CA