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The Corner Newsletter, October 18, 2018: Entrepreneurs and Investors Take Stand Against Monopoly at “Right to Compete” Event — Remembering Robert Pitofsky

In this issue, we highlight the powerful speeches of Sens. Booker, Capito, Warner, and SEC Commissioner Jackson at Open Markets’ “Right to Compete” conference. And we remember the life and legacy of former FTC Chairman Robert Pitofsky.

October 19, 2018  |  by Open Markets
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A Right to Compete: Are Monopolies Crushing Entrepreneurship?

Watch our conference, “A Right to Compete: Are Monopolies Crushing Entrepreneurship?,” hosted by the Open Markets Institute and Village Capital this past Thursday, October 11.

October 4, 2018  |  by Open Markets
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The Corner Newsletter, October 4, 2018: Railroads Squeeze Farmers and Manufacturers for Wall Street — SEC Commissioner Jackson on the Concentration Problem Hurting Small Businesses

In this issue, we look at how Wall Street chokes America’s railroads, in turn hurting manufacturers, farmers, and the economy. And SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson explains how an investment banking cartel for IPOs hurts growing small and midsize businesses.

October 4, 2018  |  by Open Markets
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Open Markets Institute Files Amicus Brief in Supreme Court in Support of iPhone Owners Challenging Apple’s Retail Monopoly Over iPhone Apps

Today, the Open Markets Institute filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court in support of the respondents in Apple, Inc. v. Pepper. In this case, the Court will decide whether iPhone users can sue Apple for damages resulting from the company’s monopolization of the distribution of iPhone apps.

October 1, 2018  |  by Open Markets
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Open Markets Files Amicus Brief to First Circuit Court of Appeals regarding UFCW Unions and Employers Midwest Health Benefits Fund v. Novartis

Read the amicus curiae brief of the Open Markets Institute in UFCW v. Novartis here.

September 24, 2018  |  by Open Markets
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The Corner Newsletter, September 20, 2018: The FTC Hearings’ Lackluster Start — DOJ’s Change of Course and Threat to Health Care Competition

Welcome to The Corner. In this edition, we ask if the FTC’s big series of hearings is just a big waste of public money. And we point out the dangers – and hypocrisies – in the DOJ’s approval of the Cigna-Express Scripts merger.

September 24, 2018  |  by Open Markets
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Open Markets Institute Applauds Sen. Warren’s Call to Break Up Amazon

The Open Markets team strongly supports Senator Warren’s call to separate the business of retailing from the business of making things.

September 14, 2018  |  by Open Markets
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The Corner Newsletter, September 6, 2018: Trump Is Actually Helping Google — Research Paper Overlooks Music Industry Consolidation

Welcome to The Corner. In this issue, we look at how the Trump Administration is helping Big Tech, and highlight how Spotify and other music platforms hurt musicians – and listeners.

September 7, 2018  |  by Open Markets
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The Corner Newsletter, August 23, 2018: Why the Paramount Consent Decrees Matter —Tech Giants Threaten Banking — An Overlooked Dissent at the FTC

Welcome to The Corner. In this issue, we argue that the Department of Justice should continue to prevent movie studios from buying theater chains. We also examine the potential harms of Facebook and other tech giants getting into the banking business, or simply into your bank account. And we look at why a lone dissent in an obscure FTC case is much more than it may first appear.

August 24, 2018  |  by Open Markets
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Open Markets Submits Comments to Federal Trade Commission for Upcoming “Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century”

On Monday, August 20, the Open Markets Institute submitted three comments to the Federal Trade Commission for its upcoming “Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century.” Read those comments here.

August 22, 2018  |  by Open Markets

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