Title

Newsflash: FTC Hearings 5, 6 and 7 on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century
Client Memorandum

Created date

11/20/2018

Through the first two weeks of November, the FTC convened the fifth, sixth and seventh of its Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century. Over six days, the presentations and discussions organized by the FTC covered (1) vertical merger analysis and the role of the "consumer welfare standard" in modern U.S. antitrust law; (2) privacy, big data, and competition; and (3) algorithms, artificial intelligence, and predictive analytics.