- Anna Aryankalayil / Federal Trade Commission
- Andrew Ewalt / Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
- Elizabeth Pritzker / Pritzker Levine
- Alanna Rutherford / Visa
- Benjamin Shiftan / Pearson Simon Warshaw LLP
Presented by the Distribution and Franchising Committee.
“More Spring Blooms”
In Amex and Apple, the Supreme Court applied antitrust law to “two-sided” platforms by raising plaintiffs’ burden of proof while extending standing to more potential plaintiffs. Yet uncertainty remains. Apple does not mention Amex despite being decided a year later. What do these cases mean for future litigation? Have they meaningfully impacted how companies and platforms do business?