USA Question and Answer

House antitrust submissions: a consensus document

House antitrust submissions: a consensus document

GCR USA - 29 June 2020

In preparing a bipartisan report on the state of competition in digital markets, the House of Representatives antitrust subcommittee has sought a diverse range of expertise.

Wong-Ervin disputes FTC’s claims of “lower bar” for monopolisation claims

Wong-Ervin disputes FTC’s claims of “lower bar” for monopolisation claims

GCR USA - 12 June 2020

Axinn Veltrop & Harkrider partner Koren Wong-Ervin and Judge Douglas Ginsburg of the US District Court for the District of Columbia believe the Federal Trade Commission has overstated the flexibility of US monopolisation law in recent years.

Competition vs totalitarianism

Competition vs totalitarianism

GCR USA - 02 June 2020

Michigan Law School professor Daniel Crane speaks to GCR USA about how “political content” escaped US competition law, whether it should make a triumphant return and whether enforcement should bend to crises.

Scott Morton talks Google and risk aversion

Scott Morton talks Google and risk aversion

GCR USA - 21 May 2020

Department of Justice alumni Fiona Scott Morton and David Dinielli published a blueprint this week for bringing what may be the most significant antitrust lawsuit in more than 20 years.

A Q&A with Michael Moiseyev

A Q&A with Michael Moiseyev

GCR USA - 11 May 2020

Michael Moiseyev left the Federal Trade Commission two weeks ago to join Weil Gotshal & Manges after 30 years at the agency, most recently leading the Mergers I division in the Bureau of Competition. Moiseyev spoke to GCR USA about his move to private practice and the changes he observed at the FTC during his time there.

Q&A with Kristen Limarzi - Part II

Q&A with Kristen Limarzi - Part II

GCR USA - 07 January 2020

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partner Kristen Limarzi spoke with GCR USA last month about what she wishes she had gotten to do while at the US Department of Justice's antitrust division; which topics she is watching closely in mergers, civil conduct and cartels; and how she measures success.

Q&A with Kristen Limarzi - Part I

Q&A with Kristen Limarzi - Part I

GCR USA - 06 January 2020

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partner Kristen Limarzi spoke with GCR USA last month about her transition to private practice, her continued scepticism of the potential competition doctrine, friction between the antitrust agencies and the Federal Trade Commission’s upcoming workshop on non-compete agreements.

An interview with Chris Sagers

An interview with Chris Sagers

GCR USA - 16 September 2019

Chris Sagers’s book on antitrust is not like most of the others you may have seen lately.

Q&A with Martha Samuelson

Q&A with Martha Samuelson

GCR USA - 10 July 2019

Analysis Group chief executive Martha Samuelson has worked as an economist on some of the most well-known US antitrust cases in recent years. She advised MasterCard against government and private challenges to its anti-steering provisions, and a group of defendants in the Optical Disk Drive Products antitrust litigation alleging a price-fixing conspiracy. In this wide-ranging interview, she talks about the AT&T/Time Warner trial ruling, digital markets, the Supreme Court’s Amex judgment and whether merger analysis needs to include effects on workers.

Q&A with Craig Waldman and Jon Orszag

Q&A with Craig Waldman and Jon Orszag

GCR USA - 04 April 2019

Jones Day partner Craig Waldman and Compass Lexecon senior managing director Jonathan Orszag are co-chairing the inaugural GCR Live conference on antitrust in the digital economy next month. In a Q&A with GCR USA, Waldman and Orszag highlight their thoughts on hot topics and trends to be discussed in Palo Alto by leading figures in the antitrust community, as well as the importance of hosting panels that offer multi-sided perspectives and opposing views.