Carl Hittinger, Tyson Herrold Article Examines Turf War Over Big Tech Investigations

Articles / October 8, 2019

Partner Carl Hittinger and Associate Tyson Herrold authored an article published Oct. 4, 2019, by The Legal Intelligencer. The article, “Antitrust Agency Turf War Over Big Tech Investigations,” discusses the positions of the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice as calls for antitrust investigations into “Big Tech” companies escalate. The agencies, which share civil antitrust enforcement authority, reportedly are tussling over the right to investigate social media, online retail, search engine and app store companies, raising the possibility of wasted resources, duplicative investigations, inconsistent positions and confusion.

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