Antitrust Enforcement

As the European Union continues scrutiny of tech giants, Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon are increasingly vulnerable to antitrust enforcement in the U.S. and worldwide. Our investigative reporters do a deep dive into the ways dominant digital platforms use their market power to inhibit competition and analyze whether antitrust enforcers will view such conduct as merely robust competition or a violation of monopolization laws. Our antitrust team, which includes former antitrust enforcers, provides uniquely predictive analysis into potential enforcement that could fundamentally alter tech platforms’ business models and profitability.

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  • Apple
  • Facebook
  • Google

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Amazon: By Prioritizing its Own Fashion Label Brands in Product Placement on its Increasingly Dominant Platform, Amazon Risks Antitrust Enforcement by a Trump Administration

Google Antitrust Enforcement: Complaints Mounting Against Google Amidst Calls for Immediate Relief; AdSense Case Has Wide-Ranging Implications for Google’s Business Model

Facebook: The Capitol Forum Tested Facebook Browser Load Times; Facebook’s Slow Load Times for In-app Browser Likely Push Users Towards Instant Articles and Native Content, Raising Antitrust Concern in EU

Facebook: By Prioritizing Natively Published Articles in its News Feed, Facebook Risks Antitrust Enforcement, Cuts off Traffic and Data to Publishers

Google EC Antitrust Enforcement: Expected Android EC Remedies Likely to Make Google Vulnerable to Competitive Threats in Mobile Advertising

Apple vs. Spotify: Congress Unhappy with FTC’s Slow Progress on Investigation into Apple’s Exclusionary Conduct in Music Industry

Questcor/Synacthen: Antitrust, Political Analysis Reveals Significant Risk that FTC Will Investigate U.S. Patent Rights Acquisition; Likelihood of Challenge to Turn on Competitive Landscape of Long Release ACTH Drugs