2017-09-19

EU Antitrust & Competition Policy, EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager

EU Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager

Video above published Sep 18, 2017, by AEI.org: Antitrust & Competition policy from a European perspective: A conversation with EU Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager
"There is broad global agreement on basic principles of competition policy: Firms with market power should not engage in conduct that mainly harms competition; mergers should not lead to monopoly; government subsidies should not favor some competitors over others. But important debates remain. How much weight should be given to keeping prices low versus creating incentives for investment and innovation? Should antitrust seek to protect competitors or competition?"--aei.org
On September 18, European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager visited AEI (American Enterprise Institute) in Washington, D.C., to discuss the EU perspective on important issues in antitrust and competition policy. A Q&A session with Commissioner Vestager followed.

Agenda:
  • 1:30 PM Introduction: Jeffrey Eisenach, AEI
  • 1:35 PM Remarks: Margrethe Vestager, European Commission
  • 1:55 PM Discussion: Jeffrey Eisenach, AEI, and Margrethe Vestager, European Commission
  • 2:15 PM Q&A
The European Commission has been active against Google ($GOOG $GOOGL).

Question: When will global monopoly ICANN and/or its monopolistic gTLD registry operators come under investigation?

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