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Assistant Attorney General Delrahim appears unreceptive to FRAND arguments, yet the DoJ is not above the law

This is a follow-up to last month's post on an open letter that 77 former government officials and professors (of law, economics, and business) sent Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim in order to remind him of long-standing and consistent U.S. … Continue reading

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Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim Delivers Remarks at the National Music Publishers Association Annual Meeting New York, NY ~ Wednesday, June 13, 2018

See the speech here. Excerpts: Antitrust enforcement by the Department of Justice has also resulted in a form of industry regulation. In the 1930s, the Antitrust Division became concerned about the competitive effects of exclusive blanket licenses, and it sued… … Continue reading

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Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim Delivers Remarks at the Open Markets Institute Event: Antitrust and the News Washington, DC ~ Tuesday, June 12, 2018

See here for the speech. Excerpts are below: Today’s conference focuses on online and media industries, and the impacts on our democratic dialogue of changes in those spaces. Of course, in America we want institutions that make our democracy strong—that… … Continue reading

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Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Finch: Compliance Re-Evaluation?

On May 31, 2018, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Andrew Finch delivered an important policy statement at the ABA antitrust in a Conference in Seoul, Korea. Finch remarks of May 31, 2018. The most widely reported aspect of the speech was its … Continue reading

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Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim Delivers Remarks on Global Antitrust Enforcement at the Council on Foreign Relations

See here. Speech highlights: The goal is to identify procedural norms that are truly universal. What we have proposed are norms that are accepted across the globe and indeed, that almost every agency already has recognized in some form or… … Continue reading

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