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Sep 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Judiciary Committee passed H.R. 1423, the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act (FAIR Act) by a vote of 22-14. The FAIR Act would end the use of forced arbitration in consumer, worker, civil rights, and antitrust disputes. This is the first time the bill has ever moved in Congress. The bill now heads to the House floor for a full vote.

House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement:

Jul 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement during the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law hearing on “Online Platforms and Market Power, Part II: Effects on Entrepreneurship and Innovation”:

 

Jul 15, 2019 Press Release

 

 

Washington, D.C. – The House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee will hold a hearing on Tuesday, July 16th at 2:00 p.m. to examine the impact of market power of online platforms on innovation and entrepreneurship. The Subcommittee will hear from two panels of witnesses, including representatives from Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple, as well as leading policy experts on competition in digital markets. 

 

Jul 8, 2019 Page

Antitrust Investigation of the Rise and Use of Market Power Online and the Adequacy of Existing Antitrust Laws and Current Enforcement Levels

 


On June 3, 2019, the House Judiciary Committee announced a bipartisan investigation into competition in digital markets. The investigation includes a series of hearings held by the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law on the rise of market power online, as well as requests for information that are relevant to the investigation.

Mar 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law hearing on the impact of the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint on consumers, workers, and the Internet:

Mar 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law hearing on “Diagnosing the Problem: Exploring the Effects of Consolidation and Anticompetitive Conduct in Health Care Markets”:

Feb 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, February 28 at 11:30 am, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), House Judiciary Subcommittee Chairs Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) and David N. Cicilline (D-RI), and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) will announce the introduction of a package of bills to end the use of forced arbitration in consumer, antitrust, employment, and civil rights disputes. The legislation would greatly restore Americans’ rights to seek justice through the courts.