Analysis

Dems’ ‘Better Deal’ Antitrust Plan Would Entail Sea Change

Law360, Fort Wayne (August 2, 2017, 6:54 PM EDT) -- House and Senate Democrats have proposed to crack down on market concentration as part of a recently released policy agenda, but putting the proposals in place would likely require not only sympathetic advocates in all three branches of government but a significant shift in the attitudes of antitrust practitioners and the public.

Last week, Democrats unveiled their “Better Deal” economic plan in an effort to win over voters and turn around recent electoral losses. The proposal includes several measures to limit corporate consolidation such as establishing...
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