Accepted norms and standards are increasingly being questioned in the antitrust world as calls for reform grow louder. Why is this groundswell of dissent from traditional doctrine occurring now, and what are the implications for the future of antitrust law? Stanford Law School Professor Doug Melamed joins Sergei Zaslavsky and Christina Ma to put the current debate over antitrust doctrine into context. Listen to this episode for an insightful perspective on populist and technocratic calls for reform, including the potential pitfalls of making drastic changes to antitrust doctrine and potential pathways for achieving change without undermining antitrust’s core strengths.
Doug Melamed, Stanford Law School
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Christina Ma, Wacthell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and Sergei Zaslavsky, O’Melveny & Myers