Title

Antitrust and the 2020 Election

Created date

6/16/2020

With the presidential election just five months away, our new audiocast explores what the results could mean for the antitrust landscape.

Jon Leibowitz, Davis Polk counsel and former FTC Chairman, and Davis Polk partner Ronan Harty are joined by two guests:

  • Avery Gardiner, General Counsel and Senior Fellow for Competition, Data, and Power at the Center for Democracy & Technology
  • Michael Kades, Director for Markets and Competition Policy at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth

Among the topics the panelists discuss:

  • The outlook for antitrust legislation and enforcement under a Biden administration as compared with a second Trump term
  • The likelihood of increased antitrust scrutiny for large corporations, especially technology companies
  • The role of the judiciary in antitrust enforcement