Antitrust

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 1423, the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act

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Washington, D.C. — Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following floor statement in support of H.R. 1423, the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act (FAIR Act): “I rise in strong support of H.R. 1423, the ‘Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act,’ or the ‘FAIR Act.’ “This critical legislation would restore access to justice for millions of Americans who a... Read more »

House Antitrust Subcommittee Issues Document Requests as Part of Digital Markets Investigation

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Reps. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee; Doug Collins (R-Ga.), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee; David Cicilline (D-R.I.), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law; and Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law sent docum... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 1423, the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a markup of H.R. 1423, the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act (FAIR Act): “H.R. 1423, the ‘Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act,’ or the ‘FAIR Act,’ would restore access to justice for millions of Americans who are currently locked out of the court system and are forced to settle... Read more »

House Judiciary Passes FAIR Act, Legislation to End Forced Arbitration

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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-... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on “Online Platforms and Market Power, Part II: Effects on Entrepreneurship and Innovation”

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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”: “The open Internet has delivered enormous benefits to Americans, including a surge of economic opportunity, massive investment, and new pathways f... Read more »

Tomorrow: Antitrust Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on Dominant Platforms and Innovation

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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. What: Antitrus... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Subcommittee Hearing on Oversight of Bankruptcy Law and Legislative Proposals

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House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement at a Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law hearing on “Oversight of Bankruptcy Law and Legislative Proposals”: “I thank the Chair for holding today’s hearing—the first hearing in the 116th Congress on the very important subject of bankruptcy reform. “The Bankruptcy Code, either directly... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Launches Bipartisan Investigation into Competition in Digital Markets

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Committee will investigate the rise and use of market power online and assess the adequacy of existing antitrust laws and current enforcement levels Today, the House Judiciary Committee announced a bipartisan investigation into competition in digital markets. The investigation will include a series of hearings held by the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law on the rise of ... Read more »

House Judiciary Unanimously Passes Bipartisan Bills to Lower Prescription Drug Prices

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Today, the House Judiciary Committee unanimously passed four bills to address prescription drug pricing, including H.R. 965, the CREATES Act; H.R. 2375, the Preserve Access to Affordable Generics and Biosimilars Act; H.R. 2374, the Stop STALLING Act; and H.R. 2376, the Prescription Pricing for the People Act of 2019. This markup is part of the first phase of the Committee’s agenda to lower the soa... Read more »