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

Washington, DC, July 15, 2019

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:             Antitrust Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on “Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 2: Innovation and Entrepreneurship”

Witnesses:      Adam Cohen, Director of Economic Policy, Google

Nate Sutton, Associate General Counsel, Litigation and Regulatory Legal, Amazon

Matt Perault, Head of Global Policy Development, Facebook

Kyle Andeer, Vice President, Corporate Law and Chief Compliance Officer, Apple

Timothy Wu, Julius Silver Professor of Law, Science and Technology, Columbia Law School

Fiona Scott Morton, Theodore Nierenberg Professor of Economics, Yale University School of Management

Stacy Mitchell, Co-Director, Institute for Local Self-Reliance

Maureen Ohlhausen, Partner, Baker Botts

Additional witnesses to be announced.

Where:           2141 Rayburn House Office Building

                        Washington, D.C.

When:             TUESDAY, JULY 16TH


Livestream:    The hearing will stream live here