As they have become larger and a more central part of the world economy, technology companies have increasingly found themselves in the crosshairs of competition authorities around the world. Participants in the panel, “The Future of Antitrust in the Digital Marketplace,” at this year’s TPI Aspen Forum will discuss recent actions taken and proposed, both in the U.S. and abroad, involving platform regulation and neutrality, data as a barrier to entry, vertical integration issues, and taxes as an antitrust issue. In addition, panelists will discuss international issues involving antitrust enforcement, include procedural fairness, the territorial nature of antitrust remedies, and the incentives of competition agencies.
Panelists for the discussion are:
Michael Katz, Professor, Department of Economics and Sarin Chair, Strategy and Leadership, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
The Honorable William Kovacic, Global Competition Professor of Law and Policy, Professor of Law, and Director, Competition Law Center, George Washington University Law School
Geoffrey Manne, Executive Director, International Center for Law and Economics
Lawrence White, Robert Kavesh Professor of Economics and Deputy Chair, Economics, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University
Thomas Lenard (moderator), President and Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Institute
The 2016 Forum will also include panels on: Innovation, Productivity and Growth; The Future of Privacy in a World of Ubiquitous Data; The Future of Digital Policy in the Global Economy; and The Future of Connectivity. Off-the-record afternoon workshops will cover such topics as the FCC’s set-top box rulemaking, new spectrum licensing models, and music licensing.
Register now for the TPI Aspen Forum, scheduled for August 21-23 at the St. Regis Aspen Resort in Aspen, Colorado. For additional information, please contact Jane Creel at [email protected]. Members of the press can contact Amy Smorodin at [email protected] for complimentary registration.