Digital Markets Investigation

Opening Statement: IP Subcomittee Hearing on International Data Flows: Promoting Digital Trade in the 21st Century

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“The growth of the United States economy relies on the expansion of the global digital economy and efficient cross-border data flow. “According to the U.S. International Trade Commission, digital trade increased U.S. average wages by nearly 5 percent and spurred the creation of about 2.4 million full time positions in 2011. That same year, digital trade also increased our Nation’s annual Gross Dom... Read more »

This Week in the House Judiciary Committee

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Tuesday, July 28 10:00 a.m. Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations Committee on the Judiciary 2141 Rayburn House Office Building Hearing on: America’s Growing Heroin Epidemic Witnesses: · The Honorable Michael Botticelli, Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy · Mr. John (“Jack”) Riley, Acting Deputy Administrator for the Drug Enforcemen... Read more »

Lawmakers Introduce Bipartisan Remote Sales Tax Legislation

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One June 16, 2015, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and a group of bipartisan lawmakers introduced H.R. 2775, the Remote Transactions Parity Act (RTPA), a bill that will modernize our nation’s outdated sales tax collection process. The legislation, which will be referred to the House Judiciary Committee because of its jurisdiction... Read more »

This Week in the House Judiciary Committee

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TUESDAY, JUNE 16 2:00 p.m. Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law Hearing on: H.R. __, the “Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2015” Witnesses: · Ms. Deborah Garza, Esq., Partner, Covington & Burling LLP · Mr. David A. Clanton, Esq., Senior Counsel, Blake & McKenzie LLP · Mr. Abbott (Tad) B. Lipsky, Jr., Esq., Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP ·... Read more »

Ranking Member John Conyers Announces Democratic Subcommittee Assignments for the 114th Congress

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) announced the Democratic subcommittee assignments for the 114th Congress: Subcommittee on Constitution and Civil Justice Ranking Member Steve Cohen (TN-09) Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) Ted Deutch (FL-21) Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) Judy Chu (CA-27) Ted Deu... Read more »