Antitrust Watchdogs Say No Special Rules For Tech Markets

Law360, New York (April 11, 2013, 9:18 PM EDT) -- U.S. Department of Justice and European Commission officials on Thursday rejected the notion that antitrust enforcers should avoid interfering in nascent markets so as not to stifle innovation, saying there was no reason to treat the high-tech sector differently under competition law.

Companies and observers in the high-tech field have sometimes argued that the agencies risk doing more harm than good by stepping into fast-moving markets to target dominant market players. But agency officials warned against taking those arguments too seriously, saying at the ABA Section...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.