The Australian Competition Authority concludes its digital platforms inquiry and releases a final report containing 23 proposals for reform

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The Australian competition law watchdog recently concluded an investigation into big technology’s market power, the first comprehensive investigation of its kind in the world. The final report contains 23 proposals for broad-sweeping reforms that address the dominance of companies like Facebook Inc. and Google Inc. in media and advertising markets. The rest of the world now finds itself waiting to see what this down-under jurisdiction will do, because whatever reforms are enacted in Australia will inform regulatory policy across the globe. Investigations into these industries have already begun closer to home, including here in the U.S. This article predicts what the Australian government might decide to implement and highlights possible ramifications for antitrust enforcement in the

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  • Robins Kaplan (New York)
  • New York University

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Eamon O'Kelly, Noni Nelson, The Australian Competition Authority concludes its digital platforms inquiry and releases a final report containing 23 proposals for reform, 26 July 2019, e-Competitions Privacy and antitrust, Art. N° 96892

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