SESSION CHAIR / MODERATOR
Gabrielle Z.A. KOHLMEIER / Associate General Counsel, Verizon Communications, Washington, DC
- Cristina CAFFARRA / Charles River Associates, Brussels
- Thomas KRAMLER / Head of Unit, DG Competition, European Commission, Brussels
- The Honorable Noah J. PHILLIPS / Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission, Washington, DC
- Craig A. WALDMAN / Jones Day, San Francisco, CA
Presented by the Global Private Litigation and Trial Practice Committees
New business models centered on evolving/expanding platforms raise critical questions about inter- and intrafirm relationships. How should regulators and competitors view these firms? Are they necessary ecosystem providers or threats to competitors’ future growth and relevance? Is vertical digital platform integration welfare-enhancing or a means of restricting competition?