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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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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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Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim Delivers Remarks at Bocconi University in Milan

See here for the speech. Speech Highlights In all markets, and especially in innovative markets, we must wield the antitrust laws with thought and care, guided by economics. In a platform market characterized by network effects, for example, competition enforcers… … Continue reading

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Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim Delivers Remarks at the Jevons Colloquium in Rome

See Delrahim's speech All Roads Lead to Rome: Enforcing the Consumer Welfare Standard in Digital Media Markets here. Highlights include: I believe that three additional indicators of consumer welfare deserve greater attention in analyzing competitive effects in digital markets: innovation,… … Continue reading

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