Dead letter: The Tipline for 22 April 2020

In 1993, future Federal Trade Commission chair Robert Pitofsky said the section of US antitrust law barring monopolisation had virtually become a dead letter. With the exception of Microsoft and Qualcomm, much of the progressive antitrust community believes not much has changed. Competition academics and advocates weighed-in on the adequacy of US antitrust law in submissions made last week to the House of Representatives antitrust subcommittee as part of its investigation into digital markets. GCR USA has dug into the feedback on the adequacy of competition laws related to anticompetitive conduct and monopolisation.

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