This three-day event examined the potential for collusive, exclusionary, and predatory conduct in multi-sided, technology-based platform industries. The sessions also examined antitrust frameworks for evaluating acquisitions of nascent competitors or occurring in nascent markets, including in the technology and digital marketplace; and the approach to addressing antitrust issues regarding labor markets.
Joseph Farrell served on panels titled “The current economic understanding of multi-sided platforms” and “Defining relevant markets and establishing market power in cases involving multi-sided platforms” on October 15.
Martin Gaynor served on a panel titled “Labor markets and antitrust policy” on October 16.
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